A delirious selection of brief tales from the Latin American grasp of micro-fiction.

A delirious number of brief tales from the Latin American grasp of microfiction, César Aira–the writer of no less than 80 novels, such a lot of them slightly 100 pages long–The Musical mind & different Stories contains twenty stories approximately oddballs, freaks, and loonies. Aira, along with his fuga hacia adelante or "flight ahead" into the unknown, offers us imponderables to consider and weird and likely out-of-context plot traces, in addition to considerate and passionate takes on daily fact. The identify tale, first released within the New Yorker, is the creme de los angeles creme of this exhilarating assortment.

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By Tove Jansson

“The precariousness of shuttle is printed during this unnerving new number of stories.”

Introduced via Ali Smith

Translated for the 1st time from the Swedish by means of Silvester Mazzarella

Translated into English for the 1st time, vacationing gentle takes us into new Tove Jansson territory.
A professor arrives in a stunning Spanish village simply to discover that her host has left and she or he needs to deal with fractious neighbours by myself; a vacation on a Finnish Island is thrown into disarray via an oddly intrusive baby; an artist returns from overseas to find that her previous has been eerily usurped.
With the deceptively gentle prose that's her hallmark, Tove Jansson finds to us the precariousness of a trip – the unease we suppose at being put outdoor of our millieu, the restlessness and shadows that intervene upon a summer season.

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By Assaf Gavron, Lavie Tidhar, Etgar Keret, Gadi Taub, Matan Hermoni, Deakla Keydar, Gon Ben Ari, Antonio Ungar, Silje Bekeng, Shim

Akashic Books keeps its groundbreaking sequence of unique noir anthologies, introduced with the summer time '04 award-winning most sensible vendor Brooklyn Noir. each one ebook is produced from all-new tales, every one set in a different local or position in the respective urban. For Tel Aviv Noir, Etgar Keret and Assaf Gavron have masterfully assembled a few of Israel's best modern writers right into a compulsively readable collection.

"This continually powerful assortment showcases a bunch of Israeli writers who're now not renowned within the U.S. certainly one of many highlights within the long-running Akashic series."
--Booklist, Starred review

"May be some of the best in a typically strong series....This assortment escapes the bounds of formulation fiction and units the bar excessive for next Noir choices. The style is sizzling, Tel Aviv is unique, and this quantity is exceptional. What's to not like?"
--Library magazine, Starred review

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By Anna Jacobs

A fresh brief tale assortment from one of many UK’s most well liked authors - Short and candy contains fifteen brief tales through Anna Jacobs, every one with an creation through the writer. From the light romance of ‘Kissing Emily Baker’, to the rigors and tribulations of a tender family members starting off for a brand new lifestyles in Twenties Australia in ‘Group Settlers Wife’, this assortment will enthral either Anna Jacobs’ many fanatics and new readers alike.

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By David Llewellyn, Joseph Lidster, James Moran, Andrew Cartmel

Saving the planet, looking at over the Rift, getting ready the human race for the twenty-first century... Torchwood has been maintaining Cardiff secure because the past due 1800s. Small groups of heroes, operating 24/7, encountering and containing the alien, the weird and the inexplicable.

But Torchwood don't consistently see the consequences in their activities. What hyperlinks the foundations and rules for changing a Torchwood chief to the destruction of a grocery store? How does a witness to an alien's reprisals opposed to Torchwood develop into stuck up in an evening of terror in a college library? And why should still Gwen and Ianto's activities at an area publisher's impact Torchwood greater than a century earlier?

For Torchwood, the earlier will continuously meet up with them. and occasionally the long run will meet up with the past...

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By Norman Lock

“Topical, surprising and provocative . . . a masterful collection.” —Shelf wisdom for Readers (starred review)

“[Lock’s tales] are gemstones, wealthy in mind's eye and language . . . For all their convolutions of house and time, those tales are remarkably effortless to keep on with and savor.” —Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

Mr. Hyde eventually finds his secrets and techniques to an bold journalist, unleashing unexpected horrors. An historic Egyptian mummy is revived in 1935 long island to refer to on his Hollywood biopic. A Brooklynite abruptly dematerializes and passes throughout the web, looking for actual love…

Love one of the Particles is virtuosic storytelling, instantaneously a poignant critique of our romance with know-how and a love letter to language. In a whirlwind travel of area, time, and heritage, Norman Lock creates worlds that veer wildly from the normal to the supernatural through the pre-modern, mechanical, and electronic a long time. even if reintroducing characters from the pages of Robert Louis Stevenson, Mark Twain, Franz Kafka, and Gaston Leroux, or appearing dizzying monitors of literary pyrotechnics, those tales are not anything below a compendium of the marvelous.

Norman Lock is the award-winning writer of novels, brief fiction, and poetry, in addition to degree, radio, and screenplays. He has received The Dactyl starting place Literary Fiction Award, The Paris Review Aga Khan Prize for Fiction, and writing fellowships from the hot Jersey Council at the Arts, the Pennsylvania Council at the Arts, and the nationwide Endowment for the humanities. He lives in Aberdeen, New Jersey.

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Publicamos por primera vez en España todos los cuentos que escribió Luigi Pirandello, Premio Nobel de Literatura 1934. Son los angeles parte menos conocida de su producción literaria, pero es l. a. que él más amaba y en los angeles que trabajó desde su adolescencia hasta el ultimate de su vida. Es en los relatos donde Pirandello se muestra más common e imaginativo y contienen l. a. clave de su gran capacidad para crear personajes.
Por los angeles diversidad de temas, estilos y estructuras estos cuentos suponen un fresco, lleno de humor y ternura, de l. a. Italia de l. a. época —especialmente de su Sicilia natal—, que nos hace entender l. a. cultura y l. a. sociedad de aquel país, a l. a. vez que representa los angeles condición humana.
Pirandello escribía en una carta a su hermana: «Yo vivo por los angeles alegría de ver narrar l. a. vida desde mis páginas, extrayéndola de mi cuerpo, de mi sangre, de mi carne, de mi cerebro. Es un trabajo constante de destrucción para crear». Se había propuesto escribir 365 cuentos; fueron algunos menos porque una pulmonía se lo llevó de este mundo, como si fuese uno de los personajes de sus relatos.

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By Isaac Asimov

Fawcett Crest, 1976, paperback. one of the printings. features a bibliography, an advent by way of Asimov, and those tales: Marooned Off Vesta (1939); dusk (1941); The C-Chute (1951); The Martian manner (1952); The Deep (1952); the joys that they had (1951); The final query (1956); The useless earlier (1956); The loss of life evening (1956); Anniversary (1959); The Billiard Ball (1967); replicate photograph (1972).

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The mythical writer’s first assortment in additional than ten years—and, eventually, the definitive one. A literary occasion of the top order.

pleasure Williams has been celebrated as a grasp of the quick tale for 4 a long time, her renown passing as a given from one iteration to the subsequent even within the moving panorama of latest writing. And in the end the very good scope of her singular fulfillment is wear reveal: thirty-three tales drawn from 3 much-lauded collections, and one other 13 showing right here for the 1st time in ebook shape. Forty-six tales in all, a ways and away the main complete quantity in her lengthy profession, showcasing her crisp, stylish prose, her darkish wit, and her uncanny skill to light up our international via characters and events that believe right now unusual and international and disturbingly familiar. Virtually all American writers have their favourite pleasure Williams tales, as do many readers of every age, and every certainly one of them is obtainable here.

From the Hardcover edition.

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