New Sudden Fiction: Short-short Stories from America and Beyond

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W.W. Norton, 2007 - Fiction - 368 pages
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Before the Train and After Katherine Nolte -- Rosa Blanca Barry Gifford -- The Puppies Dean Paschal -- Before and Again Larissa Amir -- A Bad Joke Ha Jin -- Consumed Steve Amick -- Why Men Quit: An Intellectual Inquiry Benjamin Alire Saenz -- Delicate Touch Stephanie Waxman -- Country Miles Robert King -- Scroll Roy Kesey -- Swimming for Shore Chrissy Kolaya -- Mud Geoffrey Forsyth -- Feelers John Gould -- The Party Elizabeth Berg -- My Kid's Dog Ron Hansen -- Power Lines John McNally -- Incarnations of Burned Children David Foster Wallace -- Inclusions Elizabeth McBride -- Good, Brother Peter Markus -- Reply All Robin Hemley -- Escort Chuck Palahniuk -- The Gold Lunch Ron Carlson -- Doughnut Shops and Doormen Kimberly Kepa'a Tubania -- A Piece of Sky Ronald Frame -- Stolen Chocolates Ursula Hegi -- Juan the Cell Phone Salesman Deb Olin Unferth -- Nap Time Tom Franklin -- Audio Tour Patricia Marx -- Paper Slippers Leelila Strogov -- Crossroad Kirk Nesset -- Determinants Gerald Locklin -- How I Left Ned Sherrie Flick -- Moscow Steve Almond.

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User Review  - JimElkins - LibraryThing

A book of 'short-short stories,' which the editor defines as stories under 2,000 words. The central question here is whether or not this is a genre. Some of the stories seem artificially compressed ... Read full review

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User Review  - cannedhiss - LibraryThing

A nice variety--some stories held my interest longer than others after I came to the end of the last sentence. I like to keep collections such as this one in the bathroom, where it's easy to read a ... Read full review

About the author (2007)

James Thomas has received two NEA grants and a Stegner Fellowship; he lives in Xenia, Ohio.

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