The Penguin Book Of The Modern American Short Story

by John Freeman
The Penguin Book Of The Modern American Short Story

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A treasure for readers and teachers alike, this anthology culls together a half century of powerful American short stories from all genres, including for the first time in a literary anthology science fiction, horror, and fantasy. Writers like Usula Le Guin, Ken Liu and Stephen King are placed next to some of the often-taught geniuses of the form Grace Paley, Toni Cade Bambara, Sandra Cisneros, and Denis Johnson.
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A treasure for readers and teachers alike, this anthology culls together a half century of powerful American short stories from all genres, including for the first time in a literary anthology science fiction, horror, and fantasy. Writers like Usula Le Guin, Ken Liu and Stephen King are placed next to some of the often-taught geniuses of the form Grace Paley, Toni Cade Bambara, Sandra Cisneros, and Denis Johnson.

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