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Best American Short Stories 2021
Best American Short Stories 2021 | Heidi Pitlor, Jesmyn Ward
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A collection of the year's best stories selected by celebrated two-time National Book Award winner Jesmyn WardIn her introduction to The Best American Short Stories 2021, guest editor JesmynWard says that the best fiction offers the reader a "sense of repair."The stories in this year's collection accomplish just that, immersing the reader in powerfully imagined worlds and allowing them to bring some of that power into their own lives. From a stirring portrait of Rodney King's final days to a surreal video game set in the Middle East, with real consequences, to an indigenous boy's gripping escape from his captors, this collection renders profoundly empathetic depictions of the variety of human experience. These stories are poignant reminders of the possibilities of fiction: as you sink into world after world, become character after character, as Ward writes, you"forget yourself, and then, upon surfacing, know yourself and others anew.The Best American Short Stories 2021 includes GABRIEL BUMP - BRANDON HOBSON - DAVID MEANS- JANE PEK - TRACEY ROSE PEYTON - GEORGE SAUNDERS - BRYAN WASHINGTON - KEVIN WILSON - C PAM ZHANG and others
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Great collection of short stories. It makes me want to buy the entire collection. (I‘ve already got the Best American Poetry editions from 1988 to 2000, so why not.) They‘re a great way to see how American literature has evolved over the years. ☺️

AshleyHoss820 @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Yay!! I hope you enjoy it! ☺️ 4mo
vivastory I recommend this anthology. It's one of my favorite story collections:
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