The book comprises of the best samples of Azerbaijani literature of the last 40 years. The Anthology includes more than sixty short stories and novels of Ismayil Shikhli, Isi Melikzade, Isa Mughanna, Yusif Samadoghlu, Aziza Jafarzade, Sabir Ahmedli, Chingiz Huseynov, Gholam-Hussein Saedi, Anar, Elchin, Movlud Suleymanli, Sara Oghuz, Rustam Ibrahimbeyov, Mammad Oruj, Seyran Sakhavet, Chingiz Abdullayev, Rafig Taghi, Orkhan Fikratoghlu, Elchin Huseynbeyli and etc.
Azerbaijani prose was first published about half a century ago during the Soviet period in Moscow. The world readers have since then lacked the opportunity to know about success of the Azerbaijani literature. Therefore, this Anthology presented with annexes, in new edition and design is of great importance.