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The Best American Short Stories 2016 (2016)


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Published: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2016 ©2016
Series: Best American series.
Description:  xx, 311 pages ; 22 cm
ISBN/ISSN: 9780544582750, 0544582756, 9780544582897, 0544582896,
Language:  English

From a Nigerian boy's friendship with his family's former houseboy to a sweatshop girl's experience as a sister wife, from love and murder on the frontier to a meltdown in academe, these stories have the economy and power to "break hearts bones vanities and cages."

Apollo / Ravalushan / Garments / Wonders of the shore / Bears / Great silence / Flower / Letician Age / For the god of love, for the love of god / Suitcase / Treasure state / Pat + Sam / Cold little bird / Politics of the quotidian / Bridge / Prospectors / On this side / Gifted / Secret stream / Williamsburg Bridge / Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie -- Mohammed Naseehu Ali -- Tahmima Anam -- Andrea Barrett -- Sarah Shun-lien Bynum -- Ted Chiang -- Louise Erdrich -- Yalitza Ferreras -- Lauren Groff -- Meron Hadero -- Smith Henderson -- Lisa Ko -- Ben Marcus -- Caille Millner -- Daniel J. O'Malley -- Karen Russell -- Yuko Sakata -- Sharon Solwitz -- Héctor Tobar -- John Edgar Wideman Related Searches:
Short stories, American.
Short stories, Canadian.
American fiction -- 21st century.
Canadian fiction -- 21st century.
Short stories.
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Additional Credits:
Díaz, Junot, 1968- editor
Pitlor, Heidi, editor
Adichie, Chimamanda Ngozi, 1977- contributor
Ali, Mohammed Naseehu, 1971- contributor
Anam, Tahmima, 1975- contributor
Barrett, Andrea, contributor
Bynum, Sarah Shun-lien, contributor
Chiang, Ted, contributor
Erdrich, Louise, contributor
Ferreras, Yalitza, 1971- contributor
Groff, Lauren, contributor
Hadero, Meron, 1978- contributor
Henderson, Smith contributor (Joshua Smith),
Ko, Lisa, contributor
Marcus, Ben, 1967- contributor
Millner, Caille, contributor
O'Malley, Daniel, contributor
Russell, Karen, 1981- contributor
Sakata, Yuko, 1977- contributor
Solwitz, Sharon, 1945- contributor
Tobar, Héctor, 1963- contributor
Wideman, John Edgar, contributor

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