The Best American Short Stories of the Century (Expanded)

Katrina Kenison (Consultant) John Updike (Editor)
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Product Details

Price
$22.99  $21.15
Publisher
Mariner Books
Publish Date
April 20, 2000
Pages
864
Dimensions
5.9 X 2.3 X 9.0 inches | 1.85 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780395843673
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About the Author

Katrina Kenison has been the annual editor of The Best American Short Stories since 1990. Along with John Updike, she edited The Best American Short Stories of the Century, a New York Times bestseller. Also the coeditor of Mothers: Twenty Stories of Contemporary Motherhood, she has written essays that have appeared in such publications as Redbook and Ladies' Home Journal. She lives outside of Boston with her husband and their two sons.

John Updike's novels have won the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award, the American Book Award, the National Book Critics Circle Award, the Rosenthal Award, and the Howells Medal. He died of lung cancer in 2009, at age 75.

Reviews

"Finding wonderful stories that you don't already know is one of this collection's great pleasures... " The New York Times

"...a thrillingly energized argument for the enduring vitality of big ideas in small packages." Entertainment Weekly