Gloucester: Sawyer Free Library


The best American short stories 2013 : selected from U.S. and Canadian magazines / by Elizabeth Strout with Heidi Pitlor ; with an introduction by Elizabeth Strout.


  • ISBN: 9780547554822
  • ISBN: 0547554826
  • Description: xix, 360 pages ; 22 cm.
  • Publisher: Boston, [MA] : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013.

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Contents Note: Foreword -- Introduction -- The provincials from Granta / Daniel Alarcón -- Bravery from Tin house / Charles Baxter -- Malaria from Bellevue literary review / Michael Byers -- Miss Lora from New Yorker / Junot Dí́az -- Horned men from ZYZZYVA / Karl Taro Greenfield -- The third dumpster from Granta / Gish Jen -- Encounters with unexpected animals from Esquire / Bret Anthony Johnston -- Magic man from Yale review / Sheila Kohler -- The chair from Paris review / David Means -- A voice in the night from New Yorker / Steven Millhauser -- Referential from New Yorker / Lorrie Moore -- Train from Harper's magazine / Alice Munro -- Chapter two from New Yorker / Antonya Nelson -- Nemecia from Narrative magazine / Kristin Valdez Quade -- Philanthropy from Granta / Suzanne Rivecca -- The Semplica-girl diaries from New Yorker / George Saunders -- The world to come from One story / Jim Shepard -- The wilderness from Threepenny review / Elizabeth Tallent -- The tunnel, or the news from Spain from Glimmer train / Joan Wickersham -- Breatharians from New Yorker / Callan Wink -- Contributors' notes -- Other distinguished stories of 2012 -- Editorial addresses of American and Canadian magazines publishing short stories.
Summary: Presents twenty of the best works of short fiction of the past year from a variety of acclaimed sources.
Strout, Elizabeth, editor, writer of supplementary textual content. (Added Author). Pitlor, Heidi, editor, writer of supplementary textual content. (Added Author).