The Best American Short Stories

The Best American Short Stories

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The Best American Series(r) 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 guest editor, a leading writer in the field, then chooses the best twenty or so pieces to publish. This unique system has made the Best American series the most respected and most popular of its kind. "The Best American Short Stories 2012" includes Nathan Englander, Mary Gaitskill, Roxane Gay, Jennifer Haigh, Steven Millhauser, Alice Munro, Lawrence Osborne, Eric Puchner, George Saunders, Kate Walbert, and others "show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 356 pages
  • 137.16 x 208.28 x 27.94mm | 272.15g
  • Mariner Books
  • Boston, United States
  • English
  • 2012 ed.
  • black & white illustrations
  • 0547242107
  • 9780547242101
  • 191,975

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"The best short storiees are small only when measured by the number of pages. Editor Tom Perrotta, best known for his novels "Election "and "Little Children "assembles a stellar collection of 20 stories that create their own worlds in 20 pages or less." -"USATODAY""show more