6 edition of The Best American Short Stories 2000 found in the catalog.
November 16, 2000
by Houghton Mifflin
Written in English
|Contributions||E. L. Doctorow (Editor), Tim Gautreaux (Narrator, Editor), ZZ Packer (Narrator), Allan Gurganus (Narrator)|
“The Best American Short Stories of the Year” series began its publication in ; In , we have this book, a selection of the best 40 from the years’ publication of the series. The page introduction by Lorrie Moore reads, in parts, like an engaging first person short- story of the narrator as presenting her own short-story /5(). Top 10 contemporary short stories Ahead of ’s National short story prize, Jon McGregor reluctantly chooses ‘swoony’ work from recent years showing some of .
Solely due to the way this book was assembled, it cannot live up to its title. This book is not an assemblage of the best short stories from the entire body of 20th century American literature; rather, this book is an anthology of the best stories that happened to have appeared in the annual Best American Short Story volumes/5(). Years of The Best American Short Stories by Lorrie Moore; Heidi Pitlor. Hardcover without dust jacket. Apparently never used. There is no Expedited or International service on this book. Ships immediately via USPS Media / Standard Mail within the USA.
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 years that tells the history of American short fiction. 30, first printing. A centennial retrospective selected by master [ ]. The Best American Series® First, Best, and Best-Selling The Best American series is the premier annual showcase for the country’s finest short fiction and nonfiction. Each volume’s series editor selects notable works from hundreds of magazines, journals, and websites. A special g /5(25).
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The Best American Short Stories (The Best American Series) Paperback – Octo by E. Doctorow (Editor)/5(16). To usher in the new millennium, THE BEST AMERICAN SHORT STORIES brims with a rich variety of lyrical and wise stories about our countrys past, present, and future. This years editor, the best-selling Despite increasing competition, this annual collection remains the place to find the most compelling short fiction published in the U.S.
and Canada” (PUBLISHERS WEEKLY).4/5. To usher in the new millennium, THE BEST AMERICAN SHORT STORIES brims with a rich variety of lyrical and wise stories about our country’s past, present, and future.
This year’s editor, the best-selling author E. Doctorow, has chosen new works by Raymond Carver, Amy Bloom, Ha Jin, Walter Mosley, and Jhumpa Lahiri, among : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.
To usher in the new millennium, THE BEST AMERICAN SHORT STORIES brims with a rich variety of lyrical and wise stories about our country’s past, present, and future. This year’s editor, the 4/5(26). Sherwood's story about loss is weak and a better selection could have been made, but it wasn't dull like the two mentioned earlier.
i could go on about the stories i haven't mentioned, but there is a space constraint. i've only read best american short stories andso i can't say if these selected are better or worse than what is 3/5.
To usher in the new millennium, THE BEST AMERICAN SHORT STORIES brims with a rich variety of lyrical and wise stories about our country’s past, present, and future. This year’s editor, the best-selling author E.
Doctorow, has chosen new works by Raymond Carver, Amy Bloom, Ha Jin, Walter Mosley, and Jhumpa Lahiri, among : Paperback. Get this from a library. The best American short stories [E L Doctorow; Katrina Kenison;] -- A compilation of twenty-one American short stories originally published in magazines and periodicals issued between January and Januaryselected for inclusion by guest editor E.L.
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Free shipping for many products!Ratings: 4. 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 /5(4). I used to go to the library and read the old annual Best American Short Story collections.
There was something almost religious about picking up a copy from and reading a story by a then unknown kid named Ernest Hemingway in that old type-face, or the Faulkner stories in just about every annual volume during the s.5/5(5).
The Best American Short Stories is the longest running and best-selling series of short fiction in the 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 Brand: HMH Books.
Barrett’s mastery of the short story form won him the Guardian First Book Award, the Frank O’Connor International Short Story Prize, and a National Book Foundation 5 under 35 honor. It’s a collection that’s striking for its audacity to be a debut—completely assured of voice, of character, and of a setting that is utterly realized.
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Extras > IndyBest > Books 10 best short story collections that are the must-reads. From tales inspired by ancient mythology to honest stories of motherhood, these works are hard to forget. The Best American series is the premier annual showcase for the country's finest short fiction and nonfiction.
Each volume's series editor selects notable works from hundreds of magazines, journals, and websites. A special guest editor, a leading writer in the field, then chooses the best pieces to publish.
The title is a misnomer. Not that there aren't some wonderful stories here, but they were never really chosen because they're the best American short stories of the 20th century.
Rather, these are Updike's 56 picks out of the 2, stories originally chosen in the 84 volumes of a yearly anthology published from through Brand: Professor John Updike; Katrina Kenison.
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.
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