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The Best American Short Stories 2011: The Best American Series

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Publisher Comments:

The Best American Series®

First, Best, and Best-Selling

The Best American series is the premier annual showcase for the countrys finest short fiction and nonfiction. Each volumes 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 2011 includes

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Megan Mayhew Bergman, Jennifer Egan,

Nathan Englander, Allegra Goodman,

Ehud Havazelet, Rebecca Makkai, Steven Millhauser,

George Saunders, Mark Slouka, and others

Synopsis:

A collection of the year's best short stories from American periodicals as chosen by Pulizer Prize author Geraldine Brooks.

Synopsis:

Edited by theaward-winning, best-selling author Geraldine Brooks, this year’s collection will be another "sure bet for gripping, emotional challenging reading" (San Diego Union-Tribune).WithBrooks picking the best of the best,America’s oldest and best-selling story anthology is sure to satisfy this year.

About the Author

Geraldine Brooks was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in fiction in 2006 for her novel March.  Her first novel, Year of Wonders, is an international bestseller, and her novel People of the Book was a New York Times bestseller translated into 20 languages. She is also the author of the nonfiction works Nine Parts of Desire and Foreign Correspondence.
HEIDI PITLOR is a former senior editor at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Her fiction has been published in Ploughshares, and she is the author of the novel The Birthdays.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780547719290
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Subject:
Anthologies (multiple authors)
Editor:
Brooks, Geraldine
Editor:
Pitlor, Heidi
Author:
Brooks, Geraldine
Author:
Pitlor, Heidi
Subject:
Fiction : Anthologies (multiple authors)
Subject:
Literary Collections : American - General
Publication Date:
October 2011
Binding:
eBooks
Language:
English
Pages:
384

Related Subjects

Fiction and Poetry » Anthologies » General
Fiction and Poetry » Literature » A to Z

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A collection of the year's best short stories from American periodicals as chosen by Pulizer Prize author Geraldine Brooks.

"Synopsis" by , Edited by theaward-winning, best-selling author Geraldine Brooks, this year’s collection will be another "sure bet for gripping, emotional challenging reading" (San Diego Union-Tribune).WithBrooks picking the best of the best,America’s oldest and best-selling story anthology is sure to satisfy this year.
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