Object lessons : the Paris Review presents the art of the short story / edited by Lorin Stein and Sadie Stein
BOOK | Picador | c2012. | 1st ed.
Available at BonAir (SC OBJ)
358 p. ; 21 cm.
Dimmer / Joy Williams (introduced by Daniel Alarcón) -- Another drunk gambler / Craig Nova (introduced by Ann Beattie) -- City boy / Leonard Michaels (introduced by David Bezmozgis) -- Emmy Moore's journal / Jane Bowles (introduced by Lydia Davis) -- Bangkok / James Salter (introduced by Dave Eggers) -- Car crash while hitchhiking / Denis Johnson (introduced by Jeffrey Eugenides) -- Pelican song / Mary-Beth Hughes (introduced by Mary Gaitskill) -- Funes, the memorious / Jorge Luis Borges (introduced by Aleksandar Hemon) -- Old birds / Bernard Cooper (introduced by Amy Hempel) -- Except for the sickness I'm quite healthy now. You can believe that / Thomas Glynn (introduced by Jonathan Lethem) -- Likely Lake / Mary Robison (introduced by Sam Lipsyte) -- Several garlic tales / Donald Barthelme (introduced by Ben Marcus) -- Why don't you dance / Raymond Carver (introduced by David Means) -- The palace thief / Ethan Canin (introduced by Lorrie Moore) -- Flying carpets / Steven Milhauser (introduced by Daniel Orozco) -- Dinner at the Bank of England / Guy Davenport (introduced by Norman Rush) -- Lying presences / Norman Rush (introduced by Mona Simpson) -- Ten stories from Flaubert / Lydia Davis (introduced by Ali Smith) -- The beau monde of Mrs. Bridge / Evan S. Connell (introduced by Wells Tower) -- Night flight to Stockholm / Dallas Wiebe (introduced by Joy Williams).
"Twenty contemporary authors introduce twenty sterling examples of the short story from the pages of The Paris Review"--Cover.
9781250005984 (trade pbk.)
1250005981 (trade pbk.)