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Memory Wall: StoriesAnthony Doerr

From an award-winning and extraordinarily eloquent author whose “prose dazzles” (The New York Times Book Review) comes a second stunning collection.Set on four continents, Anthony Doerr’s new stories are about memory, the source of meaning … more

Memory Wall: Stories
Anthony Doerr
Scribner , English

The Age of Everything: How S...Matthew Hedman

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Taking advantage of recent advances throughout the sciences, Matthew Hedman brings the distant past closer to us than it has ever been. Here, he shows how scientists have determined the age of everything from the colonization of the New Wor… more

The Age of Everything: How Science Explores the Past
Matthew Hedman
University Of Chicago Press , English

The Shell Collector: StoriesAnthony Doerr

In this astonishingly assured, exquisitely crafted debut collection, Anthony Doerr takes readers from the African coast to the suburbs of Ohio, from sideshow pageantry to harsh wilderness survival, charting a vast and varied emotional lands… more

The Shell Collector: Stories
Anthony Doerr
Scribner , English

About Grace: A NovelAnthony Doerr

When Anthony Doerr’s The Shell Collector was published in 2002, the Los Angeles Times called his stories “as close to faultless as any writer — young or vastly experienced — could wish for.” He won the Rome Prize from the American Academy… more

About Grace: A Novel
Anthony Doerr
Scribner , English

The Snake HandlerAnthony Doerr

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From the prize-winning author of The Shell Collector and Memory Wall comes an intense, rollicking short story, not available in any of his books. Carlos Ninguna is seventeen. His father is a snake-handler and Carlos is his apprentice. When … more

The Snake Handler
Anthony Doerr

Four Seasons in Rome: On Twi...Anthony Doerr

Anthony Doerr has received many awards — from the New York Public Library, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the American Library Association. Then came the Rome Prize, one of the most prestigious awards from the American Academy of… more

Four Seasons in Rome: On Twins, Insomnia, and the Biggest Funeral in the History of the World
Anthony Doerr
Scribner , English

The Anchor Book of New Ameri...

“In twenty-nine separate but ingenious ways, these stories seek permanent residence within a reader. They strive to become an emotional or intellectual cargo that might accompany us wherever, or however, we go… . If we are made by what … more

The Anchor Book of New American Short Stories
Anchor , English

The Book of DadsBen George

At turns humorous, irreverent, poignant and tender, The Book of Dads brings together twenty well-known and beloved writers on the subject of fatherhood, offering fathers—or anyone who has been or loved a parent—unrivaled insights into the c… more

The Book of Dads
Ben George
HarperCollins e-books , English

The Scribner Anthology of Co...Michael Martone

Fifty remarkable short stories from a range of contemporary fiction authors including Junot Diaz, Amy Tan, Jamaica Kincaid, Jhumpa Lahiri, and more, selected from a survey of more than five hundred English professors, short story writers, a… more

The Scribner Anthology of Contemporary Short Fiction: 50 North American Stories Since 1970 (Touchstone Books)
Michael Martone
Touchstone , English