The Best American Short Stories 2016

Category: Book
Edited By: Diaz, Junot
Edited By: Pitlor, Heidi
Series: Best American
Subject:  FICTION / Anthologies (multiple authors)
  LITERARY COLLECTIONS / American / General
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Published: October 2016
Format: Book-paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 8.25in x 5.50in
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From The Publisher*The literary 'Oscars' features twenty outstanding examples of the best of the best in American short stories." - Shelf Awareness for Readers The Best American Short Stories 2016 will be selected by Pulitzer Prize winner Junot Diaz. He brings "one of the most distinctive and magnetic voices in contemporary fiction: limber, streetwise, caffeinated and wonderfully eclectic" (Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times ) to the collection. "
From The Publisher*Award-winning and best-selling author Juno Díaz guest edits this year's The Best American Short Stories, the premier annual showcase for the country's finest short fiction.
Biographical NotePulitzer Prize-winner JUNOT DIAZ's first book, Drown , established him as a major new writer with the dispassionate eye of a journalist and the tongue of a poet" ( Newsweek ). His first novel, The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao , was named #1 Fiction Book of the Year by Time magazine and spent more than one hundred weeks on the New York Times bestseller list, establishing itself-with more than a million copies in print-as a modern classic. In addition to the Pulitzer, Diaz has won a host of major awards and prizes, including the National Book Critics Circle Award, the PEN/Malamud Award, the PEN/O. Henry Prize, the Dayton Literary Peace Prize, and the Anisfield-Wolf Award. HEIDI PITLOR is a former senior editor at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt and has been the series editor for The Best American Short Stories since 2007. She is the author of the novels The Birthdays and The Daylight Marriage. "