|From The Publisher*||A beautiful hardcover edition of the collected stories of one of America's most revered and admired authors.|
Gathered here in one volume for the first time are the stories that have made Lorrie Moore one of the most significant and best-loved writers of her generation. Originally published in the acclaimed story collections Self-Help, Like Life, Birds of America, and Bark, these humorous and poignant tales of lovers, loneliness, and never quite belonging are delivered in her characteristically knowing, wry voice, and confirm Moore as a master of the short story.
|Biographical Note||LORRIE MOORE is the Gertrude Conaway Vanderbilt Professor of English at Vanderbilt University. She is the recipient of the Irish Times International Prize for Literature, a Lannan Foundation fellowship, as well as the PEN/Malamud Award and the Rea Award for her achievement in the short story. She has been the recipient of the Mary McCarthy Award from Bard College. She lives in Nashville, Tennessee, where she teaches at Vanderbilt University.LAUREN GROFF is the author of The Monsters of Templeton, Arcadia, Delicate Edible Birds, Fates and Furies, and Florida. She has won the PEN/O. Henry Award, has been a finalist for the National Book Award and the National Book Critics Circle Award, and was named one of Granta's 2017 Best Young American Novelists.|