Published: New York : Picador, 2012 Edition: 1st ed Description: vi, 358 p. ; 21 cm ISBN/ISSN: 9781250005984 (trade pbk.), 1250005981 (trade pbk.), 9781250005984, Language: English
"Twenty contemporary authors introduce twenty sterling examples of the short story from the pages of The Paris Review"--Cover p. 
Dimmer / City boy / Emmy Moore's journal / Bangkok / Car crash while hitchhiking / Pelican song / Funes, the memorious / Old birds / Except for the sickness I'm quite healthy now. You can believe that / Likely Lake / Several garlic tales / Why don't you dance / The palace thief / Flying carpets / Dinner at the Bank of England / Lying presences / Ten stories from Flaubert / The beau monde of Mrs. Bridge / Night flight to Stockholm /
Joy Williams ; introduced by Daniel Alarcón -- t Another drunk gambler / Craig Nova ; introduced by Ann Beattie -- Leonard Michaels ; introduced by David Bezmozgis -- Jane Bowles ; introduced by Lydia Davis -- James Salter ; introduced by Dave Eggers -- Denis Johnson ; introduced by Jeffrey Eugenides -- Mary-Beth Hughes ; introduced by Mary Gaitskill -- Jorge Luis Borges ; introduced by Aleksandar Hemon -- Bernard Cooper ; introduced by Amy Hempel -- Thomas Glynn ; introduced by Jonathan Lethem -- Mary Robison ; introduced by Sam Lipsyte -- Donald Barthelme ; introduced by Ben Marcus -- Raymond Carver ; introduced by David Means -- Ethan Canin ; introduced by Lorrie Moore -- Steven Milhauser ; introduced by Daniel Orozco -- Guy Davenport ; introduced by Norman Rush -- Norman Rush ; introduced by Mona Simpson -- Lydia Davis ; introduced by Ali Smith -- Evan S. Connell ; introduced by Wells Tower -- Dallas Wiebe ; introduced by Joy Williams
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