A Grace Paley Reader: Stories, Essays, and Poetry (Hardcover)

Stories, Essays, and Poetry

By Grace Paley, Kevin Bowen (Editor), Nora Paley (Editor)

Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 9780374165826, 400pp.

Publication Date: April 18, 2017



An essential book for all Grace Paley fans

Grace Paley is best known for her inimitable short stories, but she was also an enormously talented essayist and poet. A Grace Paley Reader collects the best of Paley's writing, showcasing her breadth of work and her extraordinary insight and empathy. With an introduction by George Saunders and an afterword by the writer's daughter, Nora Paley, A Grace Paley Reader is sure to become an instant classic.

About the Author

Grace Paley, born in the Bronx in 1922, was a renowned writer and activist. Her Collected Stories was a finalist for both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award. Her other collections include Enormous Changes at the Last Minute and Just As I Thought. She died in Vermont on August 22, 2007.