Best European Fiction
Publication Date: November 2010
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Selected by Indie Booksellers for the February 2010 Indie Next List
“Dalkey Archive, one of the top publishers of books in translation, has published a new collection with the best short stories from 30 countries throughout Europe. The main aspect of this collection is that you want more! More books to be translated by authors who are extremely talented and known throughout Europe. This is one of the best general collections of short stories out there right now.”
-- Nick Buzanski, Green Apple Books, San Francisco, CA
The launch of Dalkey's Best European Fiction series was nothing short of phenomenal, with wide-ranging coverage in international media such as Time magazine, the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Chicago Tribune, Financial Times, and the Guardian; glowing reviews and interviews in print and online magazines such as the Believer, Bookslut, Paste, and the Huffington Post; radio interviews with editor Aleksandar Hemon on NPR stations in the US and BBC Radio 3 and 4 in the UK; and a terrific response from booksellers, who made Best European Fiction 2010 an "Indie Next" pick and created table displays and special promotions throughout the US and UK.For 2011, Aleksandar Hemon is back as editor, along with a new preface by Colum McCann, and with a whole new cast of authors and stories, including work from countries not included in Best European Fiction 2010.