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Effed Up Stories

  • This astonishing collection of all-new tales by some of the most acclaimed writers at work today is called, simply, Stories. Edited by Neil Gaiman ( Sandman, The Graveyard Book, Anansi Boys, Coraline ) and Al Sarrantonio (award-winning author of forty books and editor of numerous collections ), Stories presents never before published short works...

    Publisher : HarperCollins
    published : 2010
  • This major collection contains all of Doris Lessing?s short fiction, other than the stories set in Africa, from the beginning of her career until now. Set in London, Paris, the south of France, the English countryside, these thirty-five stories reflect the themes that have always characterized Lessing?s work: the bedrock realities of marriage and other...

    Publisher : Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
    published : 2010
  • Why looking up matters A positive attitude is important, but until now we didn?t know how important. In Up, a practicing physician and NIH-funded researcher draws on her research and experience to show that our outlook on life? our unique patterns of thinking and feeling about ourselves, others, and the world?may be the key to how well and how...

    Publisher : Penguin Publishing Group
    published : 2013
  • Although Katherine Mansfield was closely associated with D.H. Lawrence and something of a rival of Virginia Woolf, her stories suggest someone writing in a different era and in a vastly different English. Her language is as transparent as clean glass, yet hovers on the edge of poetry. Her characters are passionate men and women swaddled in English...

    Publisher : Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
    published : 2009
  • In this companion to Laurel Snyder?s Bigger than a Bread Box , a leap back in time and an unlikely friendship change the future of one family forever. Annie wants to meet her grandmother. Molly wishes she had a friend. A little magic brings them together in an almost-impossible friendship.   When Annie wakes up on her first morning at the...

    Publisher : Random House Children's Books
    published : 2014
  • When Trish Herr became pregnant with her first daughter, Alex, she and her husband, Hugh, vowed to instill a bond with nature in their children. By the time Alex was five, her over-the-top energy levels led Trish to believe that her very young daughter might be capable of hiking adult-sized mountains. In Up, Trish recounts their always exhilarating--and...

    Publisher : Crown/Archetype
    published : 2012
  • This is a book for adolescents who have contemplated suicide, or who may be at risk for doing so. As a teenager, author DeQuincy Lezine was one of the many young people each year who attempt suicide. Instead, he sought psychiatric help and went on to found the first ever campus-based chapter of the Suicide Prevention Action Network USA. In Eight Stories...

    Publisher : Oxford University Press
    published : 2008
  • Insufficient healthcare coverage, a weakened economy, the fragile environment—most people would be hard pressed to find even one example of how things are better today than they were yesterday. How about one for each day of the year? In his engaging and informative new book, Up!, David Niven, the best-selling author of the 100 Simple Secrets series...

    Publisher : Hay House
    published : 2010
  • Daniel was tired of being little. Mouse! They'd been calling him that since he was born. He hadn't used to mind it, even liked it once, but not anymore. He poked at some crackers on the table. "Someday I'll be so strong," he mumbled. "Someday . . ." And then it happened. Something so strange, Daniel wasn't sure he could believe his eyes. One little...

    Publisher : Chronicle Books LLC
    published : 2013
  • Arresting and humorous, these collected fictions of Belgian scholar Oscar Mandel include 46 short fables for all ages.

    Publisher : Prospect Park Books
    published : 2014