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HAD A GOOD TIME: Stories from American Postcards.
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HAD A GOOD TIME: Stories from American Postcards.

By Butler, Robert Olen.

New York:: Grove Press,, (2004). Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new.). First printing. A collection of fifteen short stories, each inspired by the comments written on the back of postcards (the actual postcard is pictured at the beginning of each story.) SIGNED on the title page. 367 pp.

$35.00

DISCOVERING AMERICA: Stories.
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DISCOVERING AMERICA: Stories.

By Wieland, Lisa.

New York:: Random House,, (1993). Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new.). First printing. Her second book, first collection of short stories - ten stories which range from Georgia (where Wieland was born) to Oregon and across the United States. SIGNED on the title page. 268 pp.

$35.00

STORIES.
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STORIES.

By Gysin, Brion. edited by Theo Green.

Oakland, CA:: Inkblot Publications,, (1984). Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.. First printing, a trade paperback original. Collects 7 of Brion Gysin's short stories, with a brief preface by him. Several of the stories are spent in Morocco, where he spent many years with Paul Bowles. 98 pp.

$24.50

SHADOW BONES.
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SHADOW BONES.

By Memmott, David.

La Grande, OR:: Wordcraft of Oregon,, 1999.. Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.. First printing, a trade paperback original. A collection of short stories (the first book of fiction, preceded by some poetry books) by this Rhysling Award winner and Fishtrap Fellow - stories which "glance through sci-fi and fantasy on into other magical and imaginative spaces, never ceasing to pose the central ontological question 'What does it mean to be human?' " SIGNED on the title page. A title in The Wordcraft Speculative Writers Series. 116 pp.

$31.50

THE BIRTH CONTROL KING OF THE UPPER VOLTA.
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THE BIRTH CONTROL KING OF THE UPPER VOLTA.

By Rooke, Leon.

Downsview, Ontario:: ECW Press,, (19820. Good overall in illustrated wrappers - some rubbing and wear to the covers, contents clean and tigtt.. First printing, a trade paperback original. A collection of eight stories, by this author, born in North Carolina, but living in Canada. SIGNED on the title page. 148 pp.

$23.50

EMERALD CITY and Other Stories.
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EMERALD CITY and Other Stories.

By Egan, Jennifer.

New York:: Doubleday,, (1996). Fine in fine dust jacket.. First printing. Award-winning author's second book (following the novel 'The Invisible Circus') and first collection of short stories - eleven stories set in places as diverse as Kenya, New York City (the title story), Bora Bora, Illinois and China. 178 pp.

$24.50

NEW MYSTERIES OF PARIS: Stories.
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NEW MYSTERIES OF PARIS: Stories.

By Gifford, Barry.

Livingston:: Clark City Press, , (1991). Very near fine in illustrated wrappers.. First printing, a trade paperback. A collection of four stories in which Gifford "borrows the imaginations of four men -the painter August Macke, the narrator of Andre Breton's Nadja, an aide to King Farouk, and the artist and connoisseur of women, Pascin. The four stories that emerge through each narrator's voice are by turns straightforward, fantastic, bitter and erotic." Illustrated. 82 pp. Cover by Russell Chatham.

$17.50

NARCISSA and Other Fables.
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NARCISSA and Other Fables.

By Auchincloss, Louis.

Boston:: Houghton Mifflin,, 1983.. Very good in very good dust jacket (rubbing and minor edgewear to dj). First printing. A collection of thirteen short stories which offer a "penetrating glimpse into the ethical malaise" of our time. The title story, about a wealthy muralist and patroness of the arts who poses in the nude for a fellow artist who then blackmails her, could be updated for the internet age, where images all to frequently come back to haunt people. Other stories focus on manipulation - "a socially prominent family conspires to entrap a girl into a 'front' marriage with their homosexual son and heir" - and corruption - "a federal judge sells his opinions to the highest bidder with a recklessness that seems, almost suicidally, to invite detection." 213 pp.

$17.50

THE FAMILY MARKOWITZ.
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THE FAMILY MARKOWITZ.

By Goodman, Allegra.

New York:: Farrar, Straus & Giroux,, (1996). Near fine in fine dust jacket (appears unread, but with a remainder line).. First printing. The author's second book, a collection of interconnected short stories about three generations of the Markowitz family. 262 pp

$17.50

OUT ON THE MARSH.
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OUT ON THE MARSH.

By Updike, David.

Boston:: David R. Godine, Publisher, , (1988). Fine in fine dust jacket.. First printing. First collection of short stories by this author, the son of writer John Updike. The settings of these fifteen stories range from New England to New York and Italy; many focus on the passage from youth to adulthood. 168 pp.

$19.50

THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW: A Collection of Stories.
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THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW: A Collection of Stories.

By Homes, A. M.

New York:: Harper Collins,, (2002). Very near fine in a like dustjacket.. Later printing. Includes eleven short stories - cover praise from Michael Cunningham, Robert Stone and others. 241 pp.

$17.50

STAY UP WITH ME: Stories.
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STAY UP WITH ME: Stories.

By Barbash, Tom.

New York:: Harper Collins,, (2013). Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new.). First printing. His first collection of short stories, about the myriad ways in which we try to connect with one another. 209 pp.

$21.50

HEAVY WATER and Other Stories.
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HEAVY WATER and Other Stories.

By Amis, Martin.

London:: Jonathan Cape,, (1998). Fine in fine dust jacket.. First printing. Collection of nine satirical short stories originally published between 1979 and 1997. 231 pp.

$21.00

THE ASSASSINATION OF MARGARET THATCHER: Stories.
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THE ASSASSINATION OF MARGARET THATCHER: Stories.

By Mantel, Hillary.

New York:: Henry Holt,, (2014). Fine in fine dust jacket.. First US printing. A collection of ten short stories by this two time Booker award winning writer. 242 pp.

$25.00

MAIDEN WORLDS UNCONQUERED: Eleven Fiction Tales of Love Through the Ages.
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MAIDEN WORLDS UNCONQUERED: Eleven Fiction Tales of Love Through the Ages.

By von Reuter, Florizel.

Waukeeshka, Wisconsin:: Cultural Press,, (1967). Fine in near fine dust jacket (price clipped). First printing. Includes eleven love stories linked together by a quotation from Shakespeare, and set in ancient Greece, Judea, and in more modern Europe. Introduction by William Miller and twelve illustrations. 399 pp.

$29.50

THE ASSASSINATION OF MARGARET THATCHER: Stories.
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THE ASSASSINATION OF MARGARET THATCHER: Stories.

By Mantel, Hillary.

New York:: Henry Holt,, (2014). Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.. Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. ) A collection of ten short stories by this two time Booker award winning writer. 201 pp. An uncommon advance issue.

$29.50

DANGEROUS LAUGHTER: Thirteen Stories.
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DANGEROUS LAUGHTER: Thirteen Stories.

By Millhauser, Steven.

New York:: Alfred A. Knopf,, 2008.. Very near fine in a like dustjacket (remainder dot). 3rd printing. A collection of short stories by this Pulitzer prize winning author. 244 pp.

$17.50

THE VIEW FROM CASTLE ROCK: Stories.
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THE VIEW FROM CASTLE ROCK: Stories.

By Munro, Alice.

New York:: Alfred A. Knopf,, 2006.. Near fine in near fine dust jacket.. First US printing. A very personal collection of stories by this award-winning writer. Includes a brief foreword by Munro. x, 349 pp.

$20.00

HAD A GOOD TIME: Stories from American Postcards.
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HAD A GOOD TIME: Stories from American Postcards.

By Butler, Robert Olen.

New York:: Grove Press,, (2004). Fine in fine dust jacket (appears unread.). First printing. A collection of fifteen short stories, each inspired by the comments written on the back of postcards (the actual postcard is pictured at the beginning of each story.) 367 pp.

$19.50

SELECTED SHORT STORIES OF WILLIAM FAULKNER.
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SELECTED SHORT STORIES OF WILLIAM FAULKNER.

By Faulkner, William.

New York:: Modern Library,, (1962). Near fine in near fine dust jacket (short closed tear to back cover of dj, original price of $2.45 still present). Early printing. Includes 13 short stories originally published between 1930 and 1955, including Barn Burning, Two Soldiers and A Rose For Emily. Modern Library 324. 306 pp plus 8 pp ads.

$19.50

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