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Author Hooper, Brad

Title The short story readers' advisory : a guide to the best / Brad Hooper.

Imprint Chicago : American Library Association, c2000.

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Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Readers' Advisory    R 809.31 HOO    Available
Description vii, 135 p. ; 23 cm.
Series ALA readers' advisory series
ALA readers' advisory series
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Short Story: Appreciation and a definition -- "Total commitment" readers' advisory -- Masters of the past -- Contemporary masters -- Appendix -- Anthologies -- Indexes -- Author -- Nationality -- Subject.
Summary With an introduction to the world of short-story writing, there are more than 200 critical essays covering short story writers past and present and a step-by-step guide on how to interview readers in order to match their tastes with stories. Flourishing with celebrated masters as well as fresh new voices, the short story genre is more popular today than ever. In this handy reference, you'll find an introduction to the world of short story writing, more than 200 critical essays covering short story writers past and present, and a step-by-step guide on how to interview readers in order to match their tastes with stories. Packed with information, this popular book will help you to: Increase your understanding of short story elements and writers. Quickly find and categorize stories by author name, subject area, and geographic origin. Make insightful short story reading recommendations to curious readers.
Subject Libraries -- United States -- Special collections -- Short stories.
Readers' advisory services -- United States
Short stories -- Bibliography
Short stories, English -- Bibliography.
Bibliothèques -- États-Unis -- Fonds spéciaux -- Nouvelles
Bibliothèques -- Orientation des utilisateurs -- États-Unis
Nouvelles -- Bibliographie
Nouvelles anglaises -- Bibliographie.
ISBN 0838907822 (alk. paper)
9780838907825 (alk. paper)

 
    
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