Best European Fiction 2012 (Best European Fiction)
Dalkey Archive Press, Nov 8, 2011 - Fiction - 459 pages
“Best European Fiction is an exhilarating read.”—TimeNow in its third year, the Best European Fiction series has become a mainstay in the literary landscape, each year featuring new voices from throughout Europe alongside more established names such as Hilary Mantel, Jean-Philippe Toussaint, Ingo Schulze, George Konrad, Victor Pelevin, and Enrique Vila-Matas.
For 2012, Aleksandar Hemon introduces a whole new cross-section of European fiction, and there are a few editorial changes as well. For the first time, the preface will be by an American—Nicole Krauss—and the stories, one per country/language, will be arranged within themes (love, art, war, the body), to facilitate book club and reading group discussions.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - AndrewBlackman - LibraryThing
This was a very interesting collection of short stories from around Europe. There's one piece from each country, so it really felt like a broad and varied collection rather than being weighted toward ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - revslick - LibraryThing
As with most thick anthologies there are some clunkers as well as some beauties. What makes this so distinct is the way our European brethren are able to define and redefine writing. There are a few ... Read full review