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Title 100 years of the best American short stories / edited by Lorrie Moore and Heidi Pitlor.

Publication Info. Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2015.
©2015

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Description xxi, 723 pages ; 24 cm
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Series Best American short stories
Best American series.
Note Published for the centennial celebration of the annual, Best American short stories.
Contents 1915-1920. The gay old dog / Edna Ferber -- 1920-1930. Brothers / Sherwood Anderson; My old man / Ernest Hemingway; Haircut / Ring Lardner -- 1930-1940. Babylon revisited / F. Scott Fitzgerald; The cracked looking-glass / Katherine Anne Porter; That will be fine / William Faulkner -- 1940-1950. Those are as brothers / Nancy Hale; The whole world knows / Eudora Welty; The enormous radio / John Cheever -- 1950-1960. I stand here ironing / Tillie Olsen; Sonny's blues / James Baldwin; The conversion of the Jews / Philip Roth -- 1960-1970. Everything that rises must converge / Flannery O'Connor; Pigeon feathers / John Updike; Will you please be quiet, please? / Raymond Carver; By the river / Joyce Carol Oates -- 1970-1980. The school / Donald Barthelme; The conventional wisdom / Stanley Elkin -- 1980-1990. Friends / Grace Paley; Harmony of the world / Charles Baxter; Lawns / Mona Simpson; Communist / Richard Ford; Helping / Robert Stone; Displacement / David Wong Louie -- 1990-2000. Friend of my youth / Alice Munro; The girl on the plane / Mary Gaitskill; Xuela / Jamaica Kincaid; If you sing like that for me / Akhil Sharma; Fiesta, 1980 / Junot Díaz -- 2000-2010. The third and final continent / Jhumpa Lahiri; Brownies / ZZ Packer; What you pawn I will redeem / Sherman Alexie; Old boys, old girls / Edward P. Jones; Refresh, refresh / Benjamin Percy; Awaiting orders / Tobias Wolff -- 2010-2015. What we talk about when we talk about Anne Frank / Nathan Englander; Diem perdidi / Julie Otsuka; The semplica-girl diaries / George Saunders; At the round Earth's imagined corners / Lauren Groff.
Summary Collects forty short stories published between 1915 and 2015, from writers that include Ernest Hemingway, John Updike, and Alice Munro that exemplify their era and stand the test of time.
Subject Short stories, American.
American fiction -- 20th century.
American fiction -- 21st century.
Chronological Term 1900 - 2099
Added Author Moore, Lorrie, editor.
Pitlor, Heidi, editor.
Ferber, Edna, 1887-1968. Gay old dog.
Anderson, Sherwood, 1876-1941. Brothers.
Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961. My old man.
Lardner, Ring, 1885-1933. Haircut.
Fitzgerald, F. Scott (Francis Scott), 1896-1940. Babylon revisited.
Porter, Katherine Anne, 1890-1980. Cracked looking-glass.
Faulkner, William, 1897-1962. That will be fine.
Hale, Nancy, 1908-1988. Those are as brothers.
Welty, Eudora, 1909-2001. Whole world knows.
Cheever, John. Enormous radio.
Olsen, Tillie. I stand here ironing.
Baldwin, James, 1924-1987. Sonny's blues.
Roth, Philip. Conversion of the Jews.
O'Connor, Flannery. Everything that rises must converge.
Updike, John. Pigeon feathers.
Carver, Raymond, 1938-1988. Will you please be quiet, please?
Oates, Joyce Carol, 1938- By the river.
Barthelme, Donald. School.
Elkin, Stanley, 1930-1995. Living end. Conventional wisdom.
Paley, Grace. Friends.
Baxter, Charles, 1947- Harmony of the world.
Simpson, Mona. Lawns.
Ford, Richard, 1944- Communist.
Stone, Robert, 1937-2015. Helping.
Louie, David Wong, 1954- Displacement.
Munro, Alice, 1931- Friend of my youth.
Gaitskill, Mary, 1954- Girl on the plane.
Kincaid, Jamaica. Xuela.
Sharma, Akhil, 1971- If you sing like that for me.
Díaz, Junot, 1968- Fiesta, 1980.
Lahiri, Jhumpa. Third and final continent.
Packer, ZZ. Brownies.
Alexie, Sherman, 1966- What you pawn I will redeem.
Jones, Edward P. Old boys, old girls.
Percy, Benjamin. Refresh, refresh.
Wolff, Tobias, 1945- Awaiting orders.
Englander, Nathan. What we talk about when we talk about Anne Frank.
Otsuka, Julie, 1962- Diem perdidi.
Saunders, George, 1958- Semplica-girl diaries.
Groff, Lauren. At the round Earth's imagined corners.
Added Title One hundred years of the best American short stories
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