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Dec 31, 2008 04:00PM ● By Super Admin

What We Talk About When We Talk About Love: Stories by Raymond Carver
As Hemingway is synonymous with the novel, so is Raymond Carver synonymous with the short story. His spare, arresting style has spawned a generation of imitators and admirers. Carver’s short stories are like microscopes on humanity, they observe the despair normal life from close range. Truly, everyone needs some Carver on their shelves.

Just After Sunset: Stories by Stephen King
It wouldn’t be a new year without a new Stephen King book. This time it’s a collection of previously published short stories – some date back as far as 1977, while others more recent – collected for the first time in this new release. Readers should relish the chance to appreciate King’s short story telling, for he truly is a master craftsman.

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