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Wild and uncanny tales  by Marc (Fiction writer) Harris

Wild and uncanny tales

Marc (Fiction writer) Harris

"A young girl waits on a storm-tossed beach for a mother lost at sea. A ferryman guides strange passengers to a village in ruins. Spirits lurk in a sunken warship to protect the creatures below. And high in a clock tower, two peregrines roost. This is a world...

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A fistful of moonlight

A fistful of moonlight

"A collection of fourteen stories that explore love, identity, politics, fantasy and a fresh take on an age-old fairy tale, transporting readers into the heart of contemporary writing from Assam. A man is so fascinated by shoes that he sees the world through...

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Old crimes  by Jill McCorkle

Old crimes

Jill McCorkle

"A collection of stories that take an intimate look at the moments when a person's life changes forever."--

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Girlfriends  by Emily Zhou

Girlfriends

Emily Zhou

"In seven light-filled prisms of short stories, Emily Zhou chronicles modern queer life with uncompromising and hilarious lucidity. Attending to the intimacy of Gen Z women's lives, these stories move from the provinces to the metropolis, from chaotic student...

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Lament for Julia  by Susan Taubes

Lament for Julia

Susan Taubes

"The story of a young woman coming of age in the twentieth century as seen through the eyes of a sexless spirit who supposes himself to be charged with her oversight. What is this spirit? An operator from on high (though hardly holy), a narrative I, and a...

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They will dream in the garden  by Gabriela Damián Miravete

They will dream in the garden

Gabriela Damián Miravete

"In They Will Dream in the Garden, Otherwise Award-winning author, Gabriela Damián Miravete elaborates the disconcerting experience of living as a woman in Mexico - a territory characterized by its great contrasts, from violence and activism to affectionate...

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Who drove nearly all Lagos men mad?  by Ugochukwu Ugonna

Who drove nearly all Lagos men mad?

Ugochukwu Ugonna

"Deep in the heart of Lagos - the center of excellence, from Festac to Ikeja, Surulere to Sangotedo, the sizzling love lives of the diverse humans parading the dating space of this boisterous city are examined through this collection of eleven short stories...

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The most wonderful time of the year  by Jodi Taylor

The most wonderful time of the year

Jodi Taylor

"In the always eventful worlds of Jodi Taylor, it's never Christmas without illegal expeditions, riotous misbehaviour and stories you just can't put down... "--Publisher.

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Bird child & other stories  by Patricia Grace

Bird child & other stories

Patricia Grace

"The titular story 'Bird Child' plunges you deep into Te Kore, an ancient time before time. In another, the formidable goddess Mahuika, Keeper of Fire, becomes a doting mother and friend. Later, Grace's own childhood vividly shapes the world of the young...

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