The Best American Short Stories 2012 by Tom Perrotta
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A selection that should please readers who love the traditional pleasures of storytelling, through voices that are thoroughly contemporary.
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The Best American Series®
First, Best, and Best-Selling

The Best American series is the premier annual showcase for the country’s finest short fiction and nonfiction. Each volume’s series editor selects notable works from hundreds of magazines, journals, and websites. A special guest editor, a leading writer in the field, then chooses the best twenty or so pieces to publish. This unique system has made the Best American series the most respected — and most popular — of its kind.

The Best American Short Stories 2012 includes

Nathan Englander, Mary Gaitskill, Roxane Gay, Jennifer Haigh,
Steven Millhauser, Alice Munro, Lawrence Osborne, Eric Puchner,
George Saunders, Kate Walbert, and others

 

 

About Tom Perrotta

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TOM PERROTTA is the author of eight books, most recently The Leftovers.  Two of his novels—Election and Little Children—have been made into acclaimed and award-winning movies.  Perrotta grew up in New Jersey and now lives outside of Boston, Massachusetts.
 
Published October 2, 2012 by Mariner Books. 381 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction
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A selection that should please readers who love the traditional pleasures of storytelling, through voices that are thoroughly contemporary.

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