The best American short stories 2010 : selected from U.S. and Canadian magazines
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Edited by the award-winning, best-selling author Richard Russo, this year's collection boasts a satisfying "chorus of twenty stories that are by turns playful, ironic, somber, and meditative" (Wall Street Journal). With the masterful Russo picking the best of the best, America's oldest and best-selling story anthology is sure to be of "enduring quality" (Chicago Tribune) this year.

Item Details
Best American series
Best American series.
American fiction -- 21st century.
Short stories, American.
Short stories, Canadian.
Short stories.
Other Authors:
Pitlor, Heidi.
Russo, Richard, 1949-
9780547055329 (pbk.)
0547055323 (pbk.)
Publisher, Date:
Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2010.
xix, 421 p. ; 22 cm.
"Mariner Books"--T.p.
Introduction / Richard Russo
Donkey greedy, donkey gets punched / Steve Almond
Into silence / Marlin Barton
The cousins / Charles Baxter
Safari / Jennifer Egan
Someone ought to tell her there's nowhere to go / Danielle Evans
The valetudinarian / Joshua Ferris
Delicate edible birds / Lauren Groff
Least resistance / Wayne Harrison
The hollow / James Lasdun
Painted ocean, painted ship / Rebecca Makkai
My last attempt to explain to you what happened with the lion tamer / Brendan Mathews
PS / Jill McCorkle
Further interpretaions of real-life events / Kevin Moffett
The laugh / Téa Obreht
All boy / Lori Ostlund
The ascent / Ron Rash
The Seagull Army descends on Strong Beach / Karen Russell
The Netherlands lives with water / Jim Shepard
The cowboy tango / Maggie Shipstead
Raw water / Wells Tower.
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