New American short stories: the writers select their own favorites, Volume 1

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New American Library, 1987 - Fiction - 372 pages
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A rich collection of contemporary American short fiction, both top names and talented younger writers, each work chosen by the author themself and each author interveiwed.

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New American short stories 2: the writers select their own favorites

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
2
SURFICTION by John Wideman
253
OVER THE MOUNTAIN by Gail Godwin
349
Copyright

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About the author (1987)

Gloria Norris is the author of Looking for Bobby and the editor of New American Short Stories. She is a former editor in chief of the Book-of-the-Month Club, where she also served as a judge. Her short stories have appeared in O. Henry Prize Stories; and in New Stories from the South, as well as in literary anthologies and magazines. Norris lives in New York City.