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More Stories We Tell: The Best Contemporary Short Stories by North American Women

More Stories We Tell The Best Contemporary Short Stories by North American Women The second collection drawn together by editor Wendy Martin these twenty four exquisite examples of contemporary writing feature stories by Joyce Carol Oates Margaret Atwood Mary Gaitskill Alice M

  • Title: More Stories We Tell: The Best Contemporary Short Stories by North American Women
  • Author: Wendy Martin Margaret Atwood Joyce Carol Oates Louise Erdrich
  • ISBN: 9780375714504
  • Page: 258
  • Format: Paperback
  • The second collection drawn together by editor Wendy Martin, these twenty four exquisite examples of contemporary writing feature stories by Joyce Carol Oates, Margaret Atwood, Mary Gaitskill, Alice Munro, Sandra Cisneros, and Lorrie Moore to name a few.We Are the Stories We Tell is also available from Pantheon.

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    1 thought on “More Stories We Tell: The Best Contemporary Short Stories by North American Women

    1. Today my Japanese ESL student and I chose this book from the shelves of our library. It seems that with all of our activities, the choice of a short story anthology would be wisest.We agreed that our mutual decision proved to be most satisfactory upon our completion of the very first story.Silver Water, by Amy Bloom, told of a family struggling with a young daughter's schizophrenia. It was evident in this brief tale the frustration, sadness and yearning they were experiencing. Nevertheless, Bloo [...]

    2. Some beautiful stories in this collection. I look forward to using it in my beginning fiction class this fall.

    3. Although I didn't particularly enjoy this collection, it's not because Wendy Martin has cherrypicked stories that are too culturally varied for me to be able to relate to on some deeper level. In fact, that is the best thing going for this book. It really takes a gander at writing from a wide range of mitigated groups of women. Interesting.It is unfortunate that the stories that move Martin are not ones that move me. I don't know why. I generally found them boring and somewhat flimsy. I can thin [...]

    4. This is a great anthology of stories written by American women. Its collection has a good variety of writers from all areas of the American cultural experience that many anthologies tend leave out and focus on a more white American experience.

    5. A gem of a collection! A chilling 4 page Oates story that read like a psychological horror film intermixed with the likes of Andrea Lee and Margaret Atwood allows for the perfect nightcap or subway companion.

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