Funny OnceFunny Once
Antonya Nelson
Michael Chabon once said, "I scan the tables of contents of magazines, looking for Antonya Nelson's name, hoping that she has decided to bless us again." And now she has blessed us again, with a bounty of the stories for which she is so beloved. Her stories are clear-eyed, hard-edged, beautifully formed. In the title story, "Funny Once," a couple h ...
Number of pages: 304 | Publication Date: 2015-06-02 | ISBN-13: 9781620408629

Female TroubleFemale Trouble
Antonya Nelson
Female Trouble features thirteen wise, funny, and startlingly perceptive stories about the vagaries and revelations of womanhood. Named by The New Yorker as one of the twenty best writers of her generation, Antonya Nelson explores the broad notion of family from myriad angles in Female Trouble. Set in the vividly rendered Midwest, these moving stor ...
Number of pages: 256 | Publication Date: 2003-04-08 | ISBN-13: 9780743218726

Antonya Nelson
Winner of the Flannery O'Connor Award, Antonya Nelson's debut collection of stories displays the off-beat perceptions, the humor, and the sensibility that have won the author not only critical acclaim but a host of devoted readers. Most of the stories in The Expendables are about marriage -- marriage in process, about to be, about not to be anymor ...
Number of pages: 208 | Publication Date: 1999-02-18 | ISBN-13: 9780684846859

In the Land of MenIn the Land of Men
Antonya Nelson
In this powerful collection of stories, Antonya Nelson portrays women whose lives have slipped loose from their moorings and the men who can't really anchor them. Here we meet Roxanne, the tomboy who consistently chooses men who are not her equal; the loving Marta, whose husband keeps a separate house where he retreats when married life overwhelms ...
Number of pages: 240 | Publication Date: 1999-02-18 | ISBN-13: 9780684846866

Antonya Nelson
Antonya Nelson is known for her razor-sharp depictions of contemporary family life in all of its sometimes sad, sometimes hilarious complexity. Her latest novel has roots in her own youth in Wichita, in the neighborhood stalked by the serial killer known as BTK (Bind, Torture, and Kill). A story of wayward love and lost memory, of public and privat ...
Number of pages: 240 | Publication Date: 2010-09-28 | ISBN-13: 9781596915756

Some FunSome Fun
Antonya Nelson
Seven stories and a novella by the award-winning author of Female Trouble follows the experiences of teenagers and their middle-aged parents from western-U.S. states who struggle to cope in a post-September 11 world. Original. 25,000 first printing. ...
Number of pages: 256 | Publication Date: 2010-04-01 | ISBN-13: 9781439190920

Nothing RightNothing Right
Antonya Nelson
A contemporary master of the short story, Antonya Nelson writes with uncommon grace and unflinching insight about the remarkable realities of everyday existence. The eleven stories in Nothing Right-a selection of Nelson's greatest recent achievements, along with her latest, previously unpublished work-are largely set in her native Kansas, and reson ...
Number of pages: 296 | Publication Date: 2010-02-09 | ISBN-13: 9781608190430

Family TerroristsFamily Terrorists
Antonya Nelson
Stories explore the various acts of emotional blackmail that can undermine family stability and keep old antagonisms alive ...
Number of pages: 269 | Publication Date: 1994-04-01 | ISBN-13: 9780395686799

New Stories from the Midwest 2018New Stories from the Midwest 2018
New Stories from the Midwest is an anthology series that presents the best literary writing published in the Midwest during the most recent two-year period. The editors select from a large pool of stories gathered from distinguished journals and magazines such as One Story, Ninth Letter, The Missouri Review, The Sun, New England Review, Ploughshare ...
Number of pages: 376 | Publication Date: 2019-03-01 | ISBN-13: 9781941561188

The Southern CrossThe Southern Cross
Skip Horack
The sixteen short stories featured in Skip Horack’s prize-winning debut collection paint a richly textured vision of the American South. Set in the Gulf Coast over the course of a year torn halfway by the arrival of Hurricane Katrina, these stories, filled with humor, restraint, and verve, follow the lives of an assembly of unforgettable characte ...
Number of pages: 208 | Publication Date: 2009-08-12 | ISBN-13: 9780547232782

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