The Best American Short Stories of the Century

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Price
$22.99  $21.15
Publisher
Mariner Books
Publish Date
Pages
864
Dimensions
5.9 X 9.0 X 2.3 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 is the author of numerous books, including the acclaimed "Rabbit" novels, Couples, In the Beauty of the Lilies, and Bech at Bay. He has won the National Book Award, the Pulitzer Prize, the American Book Award, the National Book Critics Circle Award, and the William Dean Howells Medal from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. In 1998 he received the National Book Foundation Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters.

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