Best American Short Stories

Best American Short Stories 2018 (The Best American Series ®)

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    Best-selling, award-winning, pop culture powerhouse Roxane Gay guest edits this year’s Best American Short Stories, the premier annual showcase for the country’s finest short fiction. “I am looking for the artful way any given story is conveyed,” writes Roxane Gay in her introduction to The Best American Short Stories 2018, “but I also love when a story has a powerful message, when a story teaches me something about the world.” The artful, profound, and sometimes funny stories Gay chose for the collection transport readers from a fraught family reunion to an immigration detention c... [Read More]

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  • ISBN: 0544582942
  • Brand: Mariner Books
  • Manufacturer: Best American Paper
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    • Best Choice - #1 Best American Short Stories
    • Checked on 25/11/2019
    • Based on 21 Reviews
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    The Best American Short Stories 2019 (The Best American Series ®)

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      #1 New York Times best-selling, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Anthony Doerr brings his“stunning sense of physical detail and gorgeous metaphors” (San Francisco Chronicle) to selecting The Best American Short Stories 2019. “As soon as you complete a description of what a good story must be, a new example flutters through an open window, lands on your sleeve, and proves your description wrong,” writes Anthony Doerr about the task of selecting The Best American Short Stories 2019. The year’s best stories are a diverse, addictive group exploring everything from America’s rich rural cul... [Read More]

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    • ISBN: 1328484246
    • Brand: Mariner Books
    • Manufacturer: Mariner Books
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      • Best Choice - #2 Best American Short Stories
      • Checked on 25/11/2019
      • Based on 86 Reviews
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      100 Years of The Best American Short Stories (The Best American Series ®)

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        The Best American Short Stories is the longest running and best-selling series of short fiction in the country. For the centennial celebration of this beloved annual series, master of the form Lorrie Moore selects forty stories from the more than two thousand that were published in previous editions. Series editor Heidi Pitlor recounts behind-the-scenes anecdotes and examines, decade by decade, the trends captured over a hundred years. Together, the stories and commentary offer an extraordinary guided tour through a century of literature with what Moore calls “all its wildnesses of characte... [Read More]

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      • ISBN: 0547485859
      • Brand: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
      • Manufacturer: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
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        • Best Choice - #3 Best American Short Stories
        • Checked on 25/11/2019
        • Based on 98 Reviews
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        The Best American Short Stories of the Century (The Best American Series ®)

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          Since the series' inception in 1915, the annual volumes of The Best American Short Stories have launched literary careers, showcased the most compelling stories of each year, and confirmed for all time the significance of the short story in our national literature. Now THE BEST AMERICAN SHORT STORIES OF THE CENTURY brings together the best of the best - fifty-five extraordinary stories that represent a century's worth of unsurpassed accomplishments in this quintessentially American literary genre. Here are the stories that have endured the test of time: masterworks by such writers as Ernest He... [Read More]

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        • UPC: 046442843676
        • ISBN: 0395843677
        • Color: Other
        • Brand: Mariner Books
        • Manufacturer: Mariner Books
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          • Best Choice - #4 Best American Short Stories
          • Checked on 25/11/2019
          • Based on 57 Reviews
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          Best American Short Stories 2017 (The Best American Series ®)

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            Best-selling author Meg Wolitzer guest edits the premier annual showcase for the country's finest short fiction. “If you know exactly what you are going to get from the experience of reading a story, you probably wouldn’t go looking for it; you need, in order to be an open reader of fiction, to be willing. To cast a vote for what you love and then wait for the outcome,” writes Meg Wolitzer in her introduction. The Best American Short Stories 2017 casts a vote for and celebrates all that is our country. Here you’ll find a man with a boyfriend and a girlfriend, naval officers trapped on ... [Read More]

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          • ISBN: 054458290X
          • Brand: Mariner Books
          • Manufacturer: Best American Paper
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            • Best Choice - #5 Best American Short Stories
            • Checked on 25/11/2019
            • Based on 41 Reviews
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            The Best American Short Stories 2016 (The Best American Series ®)

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              “The literary ‘Oscars’ features twenty outstanding examples of the best of the best in American short stories.” —Shelf Awareness for Readers The Best American Short Stories 2016 will be selected by Pulitzer Prize winner Junot Díaz. He brings "one of the most distinctive and magnetic voices in contemporary fiction: limber, streetwise, caffeinated and wonderfully eclectic" (Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times) to the collection. 

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            • Manufacturer: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
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              • Best Choice - #6 Best American Short Stories
              • Checked on 25/11/2019
              • Based on 68 Reviews
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              The Best American Short Stories 2013 (The Best American Series ®)

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                “As our vision becomes more global, our storytelling is stretching in many ways. Stories increasingly change point of view, switch location, and sometimes pack as much material as a short novel might,” writes guest editor Elizabeth Strout. “It’s the variety of voices that most indicates the increasing confluence of cultures involved in making us who we are.” The Best American Short Stories 2013 presents an impressive diversity of writers who dexterously lead us into their corners of the world. In “Miss Lora,” Junot Díaz masterfully puts us in the mind of a teenage boy who throws... [Read More]

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              • Manufacturer: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
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                • Best Choice - #7 Best American Short Stories
                • Checked on 25/11/2019
                • Based on 48 Reviews
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                The Water Dancer (Oprah's Book Club): A Novel

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                • ISBN: 0399590595
                • Manufacturer: One World
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                  • Best Choice - #8 Best American Short Stories
                  • Checked on 25/11/2019
                  • Based on 68 Reviews
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                  The Vintage Book of Contemporary American Short Stories

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                    Variously funny, frightening, poignant, and exhilarating, these collected stories displays the best American writers at the peak of their powers and the national narrative at its most eloquent, truthful, and inventive.The thirty-three stories in this volume prove that American short fiction maybe be our most distinctive national art form. As selected and introduced by Tobias Wolff, they also make up an alternate map of the United States that represents not just geography but narrative traditions, cultural heritage, and divergent approaches. Contributors and stories include: Mary Gaitskill, "A ... [Read More]

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                  • ISBN: 0679745130
                  • Brand: Vintage
                  • Manufacturer: Vintage
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                    • Best Choice - #9 Best American Short Stories
                    • Checked on 25/11/2019
                    • Based on 82 Reviews
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                    The Best American Short Stories 2015 (The Best American Series ®)

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                      In his introduction to this one hundredth volume of the beloved Best American Short Stories, guest editor T. C. Boyle writes, “The Model T gave way to the Model A and to the Ferrari and the Prius . . . modernism to postmodernism and post-postmodernism. We advance. We progress. We move on. But we are part of a tradition.” Boyle’s choices of stories reflect a vibrant range of characters, from a numb wife who feels alive only in the presence of violence to a new widower coming to terms with his sudden freedom, from a missing child to a champion speedboat racer. These stories will grab ho... [Read More]

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                    • ISBN: 0547939418
                    • Brand: Mariner Books
                    • Manufacturer: Mariner Books
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                      • Best Choice - #10 Best American Short Stories
                      • Checked on 25/11/2019
                      • Based on 28 Reviews
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                      100 Years of The Best American Short Stories

                      100 Years of The Best American Short Stories

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                      An award-winning short-story writer introduces the stories she has selected from such authors as Hemingway, Fitzgerald, Alexie, Roth, Updike, Oates and more, to present a decade-by-decade examination of the literary trends captured by this series over 100 years that tells the history of American short fiction. 30,000 first
                      The Best American Short Stories is the longest running and best-selling series of short fiction in the country. For the centennial celebration of this beloved annual series, master of the form Lorrie Moore selects forty stories from the more than two thousand that were published in previous editions. Series editor Heidi Pitlor recounts behind-the-scenes anecdotes and examines, decade by decade, the trends captured over a hundred years. Together, the stories and commentary offer an extraordinary guided tour through a century of literature with what Moore calls “all its wildnesses of character and voice.” These forty stories represent their eras but also

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                      The Best American Short Stories 2017

                      The Best American Short Stories 2017

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                      Best-selling author Meg Wolitzer guest edits this year’s Best American Short Stories, the premier annual showcase for the country's finest short
                      Best-selling author Meg Wolitzer guest edits the premier annual showcase for the country's finest short fiction. “If you know exactly what you are going to get from the experience of reading a story, you probably wouldn’t go looking for it; you need, in order to be an open reader of fiction, to be willing. To cast a vote for what you love and then wait for the outcome,” writes Meg Wolitzer in her introduction. The Best American Short Stories 2017 casts a vote for and celebrates all that is our country. Here you’ll find a man with a boyfriend and

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