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The Best of McSweeney's: Stories. Recipes. No Bull.

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To commemorate the fifteenth anniversary of the journal called “a key barometer of the literary climate” by The New York Times and twice honored with a National Magazine Award for fiction, here is The Best of McSweeney’s—a comprehensive collection of the most remarkable work from a remarkable magazine. Drawing on the full range of the journal thus far—from the very earliest volumes to our groundbreaking, Chris Ware–edited graphic novel issue to our most popular project yet, the full-on Sunday-newspaper issue known as San Francisco Panorama, The Best of McSweeney’s is an essential retrospective of recent literary history. With full-color contributions from some of the pioneering artists and illustrators featured in our pages over the years (Marcel Dzama, Art Spiegelman, and many more) and a breathtaking array of first-rate fiction (and some incredible nonfiction, too), this is a book to be pored over, and lasting proof that the contemporary short story is as vital as ever.
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Specificații

ISBN-13: 9781938073595
ISBN-10: 1938073592
Pagini: 624
Dimensiuni: 163 x 231 x 51 mm
Greutate: 1.34 kg
Editura: McSweeney's Books

Cuprins

NOTABLE CONTRIBUTORS:

Andrew Sean Greer
Wells Tower
Rick Moody
John Hodgman
Zadie Smith
Jonathan Ames
Roddy Doyle
Dan Chaon
Anthony Doerr
Lydia Davis
Steven Millhauser
Lawrence Weschler
Ann Beattie
Sheila Heti
Chris Adrian
David Foster Wallace
A.M. Homes
Kevin Brockmeier
Aleksandar Hemon
William T. Vollmann
Deb Olin Unferth
Clancy Martin
Adam Levin

Recenzii


Voted as one of “Ten Books to Restore Your Faith in Print” by Flavorpill

“The first bona fide literary movement in decades.” —Slate

"An inimitable retrospective on modern storytelling." —Publishers Weekly

"An impressive warehouse of treasures." — Willamette Week

"The Best of McSweeney’s is not just a giant tome to read and admire—it’s a thing to behold."––Rebecca Rubenstein, Kirkus

Notă biografică

McSweeney’s began in 1998 as a literary journal that published only works rejected by other magazines. That rule was soon abandoned, and since then McSweeney’s has attracted work from some of the finest writers in the country, including Denis Johnson, Jonathan Franzen, William T. Vollmann, Rick Moody, Joyce Carol Oates, Heidi Julavits, Jonathan Lethem, Michael Chabon, Ben Marcus, Susan Straight, Roddy Doyle, T. C. Boyle, Steven Millhauser, Gabe Hudson, Robert Coover, Ann Beattie, and many others. At the same time, the journal continues to be a major home for new and unpublished writers; we’re committed to publishing exciting fiction regardless of pedigree.