No other writer can match the impressive oeuvre of Joyce Carol Oates. High Lonesome: New and Selected Stories 1966-2006 gathers short fiction from the acclaimed author's seminal collections and includes eleven new tales that further demonstrate the breathtaking artistry and striking originality of an incomparable talent who "has imbued the American short story with an edgy vitality and raw social surfaces" (Chicago Tribune).
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Review: High Lonesome: Selected Stories, 1966-2006User Review - Nancy Doerrer - Goodreads
Another great collection of stories! As Booklist notes, they are almost all filled with "obsession, desolation, annihilation and creepiness (yes, creepiness!)". But this is part of what I love about ... Read full review
Review: High Lonesome: Selected Stories, 1966-2006User Review - Eric Nickeson - Goodreads
I give this five stars because High Lonesome is one of the best stories I've ever read, and probably my favorite JCO story to date. I didn't read all of her stories, that would be incredibly ... Read full review
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