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Blasphemy [new and Selected Stories] By Alexie, Sherman (Book - 2012 ) R- 810.9897 A384b 2012 In-library use only in some locations

Annotation:Combines fifteen of the author's classic short stories with fifteen new stories in an anthology that features tales involving donkey basketball leagues, lethal wind turbines, and marriage. In these comfort-zone-destroying tales, including the masterpiece, War Dances, characters grapple with racism, damaging stereotypes, poverty, alcoholism, diabetes, and the tragic loss of languages and customs.

Happiness Is A Chemical in the Brain
Happiness Is A Chemical in the Brain Stories By Perillo, Lucia Maria (Book - 2012 ) FICTION PERILLO 2012 Available in some locations

Annotation:A collection of short stories that take place in the Pacific Northwest includes odd characters like an addict who becomes obsessed with vacuum cleaners and a suburban housewife who commits armed robberies.

The Berlin Stories
The Berlin Stories By Isherwood, Christopher (Book - 2008 ) FICTION ISHERWOOD 2008 Available in some locations Holds: 1 on 8 copies

Annotation:First published in the 1930's, The Berlin Stories contains two astonishing related novels, The Last of Mr. Norris and Goodbye to Berlin, which are recognized today as classics of modern fiction. Isherwood magnificently captures 1931 Berlin: charming, with its avenues and cafés; marvelously grotesque, with its nightlife and dreamers; dangerous, with its vice and intrigue; powerful and seedy, with its mobs and millionaires-this is the period when Hitler was beginning his move to power.

Object Lessons
Object Lessons The Paris Review Presents the Art of the Short Story (Book - 2012 ) 808.31 O128 2012 Available in some locations

Annotation:Twenty contemporary authors introduce twenty sterling examples of the short story from the pages of The Paris Review.

Tales of the City
Tales of the City By Maupin, Armistead (Book - 2007 ) FICTION MAUPIN 2007 Available in some locations

Annotation:A naive young secretary forsakes Cleveland for San Francisco, tumbling headlong into a brave new world of laundromat lotharios and cutthroat debutantes.

The Deportees and Other Stories
The Deportees and Other Stories By Doyle, Roddy (Book - 2008 ) FICTION DOYLE Available in some locations

Annotation:The eight tales in Roddy Doyle’s first-ever collection of stories have one thing in common: someone born in Ireland meets someone who has come to live there.

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