The Best American series, for those unfamiliar with it, consists of a range of stories published in US and Canadian journals from the previous year. About a hundred of these are then read and selected by the guest editor, and, in this year’s case, Richard Russo did the choosing, selecting a final list of 20 stories, now collected in this volume.
I found the stories in this volume exceptionally compelling and readable – with many being of the über-lengthy variety, running to many pages, with the writers taking time to tell the tales, really letting each story breathe and glow...Read more here
Sunday, April 10, 2011
Review of The Best American Short Stories 2010, edited by Richard Russo
Posted by Arja Salafranca at 1:48 AM
Labels: Arja Salafranca, Book reviews, Short fiction
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