Mark Twain

Mark Twain is the legendary pen name of Samuel I. Clemens, whose central place in the American literary pantheon remains assured […]


Žemaitė is the pen name of Julija Beniuševičiūtė-Žymantienė, who was born to Lithuanian gentry in Samogitia, in the country’s northwest […]

O. Henry

O. Henry is the author of hundreds of short stories. He is renowned for his wordplay and “twist” endings, yet […]

Katherine Mansfield

Katherine Mansfield was born in Wellington, New Zealand, and moved to Britain as a teenager. She is considered one of the […]

D H Lawrence

David Herbert Richards Lawrence was an English writer and literary critic. Born poor in a mining town in Nottinghamshire, he began […]

Rūdolfs Blaumanis

Rūdolfs Blaumanis one of Latvia’s greatest writers, is noted especially for his numerous short stories and plays, and for his […]

Oscar Wilde

  Oscar Wilde  was born in Dublin and lived mainly in London and Paris. He remains one of the most […]

Million-Story City

“Marcus Preece believed in the transformative power of a well-wrought story.” THE GUARDIAN

Another Man

“Superb. Croxford astutely explores the confrontation of ghosts when revisiting the past: not of others, but of the person we could have become.” ANDRÉ ACIMAN, author of CALL ME BY YOUR NAME

The Prophet

‘To read it was to transcend ordinary levels of perception, to become aware … of a more intense level of being’ THE INDEPENDENT