Puzzle of the Platypus and other explorations of science in action

When the platypus was first discovered by Europeans in the 1800s, it was well-known by Australian Aborigines-but no one knew how to classify it. It lived in the water and laid...

Barbed Wire

Recipient of seven Spur Awards, Elmer Kelton "just keeps getting better and better" (Tulsa World). When a ruthless cattle baron and his men destroy Doug Monahan's property, his...

Sharks! Strange and Wonderful

Did you know there are over 400 different species of sharks? Did you know they have been on Earth much longer than humans, and even lived before the dinosaurs?Here you’ll learn...

Montana Revenge

The recipient of two Spur awards, Dusty Richards is celebrated by his peers and fans alike for his exceptional Westerns. In Montana Revenge, former rancher Herschel Baker has just...

Dog of Discovery

Picked by President Thomas Jefferson to explore the unknown wilds of the Louisiana Territory, Meriwether Lewis assembles a rugged team of adventurers, including co-captain William...

American Salvage

The fiction of Bonnie Jo Campbell has been honored with the Pushcart Prize, the AWP Award for Short Fiction, and Southern Review’s Eudora Welty Prize. In this stunning...

Call It What You Want

Critically acclaimed author Keith Lee Morris—who has drawn favorable comparisons to Richard Russo and Richard Ford—delivers a stunning collection of stories. In these...

Make Something Up

A great collection of stories from the author of Fight Club. In 'Zombies', the best and brightest of a high school become tragically addicted to the latest drug craze: electric...

Make Something Up Stories You Can't Unread

For years Chuck Palahniuk has reserved his best storytelling for his readings, often choosing to read a new short story instead of whatever novel he is supposed to be promoting....