Around you the world is swirling - you pass through a submerged town; the bakery, a wheelbarrow, a bike floating on its side on the main street, its steeples and trees barely visible through the thick water.
In the distance the wreck of the gunship HMS Elizabeth... read more
The literary equivalent to a comforting bath before bed, this beautiful anthology of short tales and poems will calm and restore an anxious mind before sleep.
A good night's sleep is fundamental to our well being and our health, yet in our busy wo... read more
|Author:||Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah|
|Awards:||PEN/Jean Stein Book Award|
A piercingly raw debut story collection from a young writer with an explosive voice; a treacherously surreal, and, at times, heartbreakingly satirical look at what it's like to be young and black in America. From the start of this extraordinary debut, Nana Kwame Adjei-Bre... read more
Prize-winning and highly commended stories from the Brotherhood of St Laurence Hope Prize Foreword by the Honourable Quentin Bryce AD CVO 'Filled with determination and human spirit about people who overcome the odds with courage and strength' - the Honourable Quentin Bryce AD C... read more
It should come as no surprise that short stories by the author of the magical Possession are populated by erudite paranoiacs, witches, changelings, and the ghost of a dead child. A S Byatt's short fictions explore the fragile ties between generations, the dizzying abys... read more
|Author:||Catherine Burns, and The Moth|
|Reading Level:||4 Non Fiction|
Before television and radio, people would gather on porches, on the steps outside their homes, and tell stories. Their bewitched listeners would sit and listen long into the night as moths flitted around overhead.
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|Series:||P. S. Ser.|
"Erdrich is a true original... and] one of our major writers: She illuminates large swaths of U.S. history and culture, and The Red Covertible] is a good demonstration of her compelling stylistic innovations, not to mention her literary cunn... read more