Thanks for shopping indie!
Shipping options »
List Price $9.41
In Stock
5 Stories High and Rising

5 Stories High and Rising

Author Jonathan Papernick
Publication Date 07/2013
Section Espresso Book Machine Books / Fiction / Printed Here
Type Print on Demand
Format Paperback
ISBN x8871

Five Stories High and Rising is a pocket-sized anthology of Jonathan Papernick’s short fiction. All five of these stories focus on the struggles and complications of youth in the modern world, whether it is the drama of interfaith attraction or the confusion and loneliness of not fitting in. Papernick’s acclaimed comic masterpiece “The King of the King of Falafel” appears again in this collection for those who have yet to read the hilarious apocalyptic tale of two feuding rival falafel stand owners.

Beginning in the summer of 2011 Papernick took to the streets to sell his books by pushcart as “Papernick the Book Peddler.” He continues the innovative tradition of cutting out the middle man and bringing “market fresh fiction directly to the people,” with his new book Five Stories High and Rising, printed right here on Harvard Book Store’s Espresso Book Machine.

Papernick is the author of the short story collections The Ascent of Eli Israel and There is No Other, as well as the novel Who by Fire, Who by Blood.  He is Senior Writer-in-Residence at Emerson College.

Want to see your book printed here?
Find out about custom printing with us!

All print-on-demand titles are non-returnable, including Google Books and self-published titles.

There are no customer reviews for this item yet.

New This Week

Shop this week's new arrivals, updated every Tuesday.

Learn More »

Shipping & Curbside Pickup

We ship anywhere in the U.S. and orders of $75+ ship free via media mail!

Learn More »

Classic Totes

Tote bags and pouches
in a variety of styles,
sizes, and designs
, plus mugs, bookmarks, and more!

Learn More »

Noteworthy Signed Books: Join the Club!

Join our Signed First Edition Club (or give a gift subscription) for a signed book of great literary merit, delivered to you monthly.

Learn More »