Before & After: Stories from New York (Paperback)

Stories from New York

By Thomas Beller

W. W. Norton & Company, 9780393323535, 251pp.

Publication Date: February 17, 2002



"Brief and memorable epitomes of the urban encounter: a transporting collection. "Kirkus Reviews "The quality of these pieces is consistently high, and they feel authentic throughout."-- Publishers Weekly "Before and After: Stories From New York vividly captures the fissure of a place suddenly and utterly transformed... It's hard to imagine a more appropriate or more moving collection of voices."--San Francisco Chronicle "The essays are gorgeous, alternately sad and funny... a] richly human collection."--Portland Mercury "Its 60+ stories are all tightly wound and cleanly written... they're emotionally engaging, they're clear, they're direct... It's a heartbreaker of a book."