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The Best American Short Stories Of The Century (1999)


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Published: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, c1999
Description:  xxiv, 775 p. ; 24 cm
ISBN/ISSN: 0395843685,
Language:  English

Titles selected by John Updike from the 1915 through 1998 editions of The best American short stories series

Zelig / Little selves / A jury of her peers / The other woman / The golden honeymoon / Blood-burning moon / The killers / Double birthday / Wild plums / Theft / That evening sun go down / Here we are / Crazy Sunday / My dead brother comes to America / Resurrection of a life / Christmas gift / Bright and morning star / The hitch-hikers / The peach stone / "That in Aleppo once..." / The interior castle / Miami-New York / The second tree from the corner / The farmer's children / Death of a favorite / The resemblance between a violin case and a coffin / The country husband / Greenleaf / The ledge / Defender of the faith / Criers and kibitzers, kibitzers and criers / The German refugee / Where are you going, where have you been? / The rotifer / Gold Coast / The key / A city of churches / How to win / Roses, rhododendron / Verona : a young woman speaks / A silver dish / Gesturing / The shawl / Where I'm calling from / Janus / The way we live now / The things they carried / Meneseteung / You're ugly, too / I want to live ! / In the gloaming / Proper library / Birthmates / Soon / The half-skinned steer / Benjamin Rosenblatt -- Mary Lerner -- Susan Glaspell -- Sherwood Anderson -- Ring Lardner -- Jean Toomer -- Ernest Hemingway -- Willa Cather -- Grace Stone Coates -- Katherine Anne Porter -- William Faulkner -- Dorothy Parker -- F. Scott Fitzgerald -- Alexander Godin -- William Saroyan -- Robert Penn Warren -- Richard Wright -- Eudora Welty -- Paul Horgan -- Vladimir Nabokov -- Jean Stafford -- Martha Gellhorn -- E.B. White -- Elizabeth Bishop -- J.F. Powers -- Tennessee Williams -- John Cheever -- Flannery O'Connor -- Lawrence Sargent Hall -- Philip Roth -- Stanley Elkin -- Bernard Malamud -- Joyce Carol Oates -- Mary Ladd Gavell -- James Alan McPherson -- Isaac Bashevis Singer -- Donald Barthelme -- Rosellen Brown -- Alice Adams -- Harold Brodkey -- Saul Bellow -- John Updike -- Cynthia Ozick -- Raymond Carver -- Ann Beattie -- Susan Sontag -- Tim O'Brien -- Alice Munro -- Lorrie Moore -- Thom Jones -- Alice Elliott Dark -- Carolyn Ferrell -- Gish Jen -- Pam Durban -- Annie Proulx

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