The Best American Short Stories 2015

Couverture du livre « The Best American Short Stories 2015 » de T C Boyle Heidi Pitlor aux éditions Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
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@90@In his introduction to this one hundredth volume of the beloved@95@#160;@28@Best American Short Stories,@018@@95@#160;guest editor T. C. Boyle writes, @95@ldquo;The Model T gave way to the Model A and to the Ferrari and the Prius . . . modernism to postmodernism and post-postmodernism. We... Voir plus

@90@In his introduction to this one hundredth volume of the beloved@95@#160;@28@Best American Short Stories,@018@@95@#160;guest editor T. C. Boyle writes, @95@ldquo;The Model T gave way to the Model A and to the Ferrari and the Prius . . . modernism to postmodernism and post-postmodernism. We advance. We progress. We move on. But we are part of a tradition.@95@rdquo;@87@@16@ Boyle@12@s choices of stories reflect a vibrant range of characters, from a numb wife who feels alive only in the presence of violence to a new widower coming to terms with his sudden@95@#160;freedom, from a missing child to a champion speedboat racer. These stories will grab hold and@95@#160;surprise, which according to Boyle is @95@ldquo;what the best fiction offers, and there was no shortage of@95@#160;such in this year@12@s selections.@95@rdquo;@87@@16@ Mulling over the question of character likability, series editor Heidi Pitlor asks, @95@ldquo;Did I like these characters? I very much liked reading their stories, as did T. C. Boyle.@95@rdquo; Here are characters who @95@ldquo;are living, breathing people who screw up terribly and want and need and think uneasy thoughts.@95@rdquo; @95@#160;@87@@16@ T. C. BOYLE, guest editor, has published fifteen novels and ten collections of short stories. He won the PEN/Faulkner Award in 1988 for his novel@95@#160;@28@World@12@s End@018@@95@#160;and the Prix M@14@dicis @14@tranger for@95@#160;@28@The Tortilla Curtain@018@@95@#160;in 1995, as well as the 2014 Henry David Thoreau Prize for excellence in nature writing. His most recent book is the novel@95@#160;@28@The Harder They Come@018@.@87@@16@ HEIDI PITLOR, series editor, is a former senior editor at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. She is the author of the novels@95@#160;@28@The Birthdays@95@#160;@018@@28@and The Daylight Marriage.@018@@91@

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