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The Best American Short Stories of the Century

John Updike (Editor), Katrina Kenison (Editor)

Compact Disc

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Paperback (4/20/2000)


John Updike has selected enduring stories from the eighty-four annual volumes of THE BEST AMERICAN SHORT STORIES, and the result is "a spectacular tapestry of fictional achievement" (Entertainment Weekly). Available for the first time on compact disc, this extraordinary collection features a wide variety of contemporary writers reading classics of the genre, along with authors reading from their own work. Containing twenty-two unabridged stories in all, the expanded audio edition includes a new story from THE BEST AMERICAN SHORT STORIES 1999 to round out the century.

Praise For The Best American Short Stories of the Century

“America and the twentieth century — at its best.”

The Wall Street Journal

Mariner Books, 9780618093205

Publication Date: October 1, 2000