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Title 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.

Publication Info. Boston, [MA] : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Fiction, Short Stories    S BES 2013    Available
Description xix, 360 pages ; 22 cm.
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Best American series
Best American series.
Contents 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 D́íaz -- 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.
Subject Short stories, American.
Short stories, Canadian.
American fiction -- 21st century.
Canadian fiction -- 21st century.
Genre/Form Short stories.
Added Author Strout, Elizabeth, editor, writer of supplementary textual content.
Pitlor, Heidi, editor, writer of supplementary textual content.
ISBN 9780547554822 hardcover
0547554826 hardcover

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