The O. Henry Prize Stories 2006

Paperback $14.95

May 09, 2006 | 384 Pages

  • Paperback $14.95

    May 09, 2006 | 384 Pages

Table Of Contents

Introduction •
Laura Furman, Series Editor

Old Boys, Old Girls
Edward P. Jones, The New Yorker

You Go When You Can No Longer Stay
Jackie Kay, Granta

Mule Killers
Lydia Peelle, Epoch

The Broad Estates of Death
Paula Fox, Harper’s Magazine

The Pelvis Series
Neela Vaswani, Epoch

David Lawrence Morse, One Story

The Dressmaker’s Child
William Trevor, The New Yorker

Disquisition on Tears
Stephanie Reents, Epoch

Sault Ste. Marie
David Means, Harper’s Magazine

Karen Brown, The Georgia Review

’80s Lilies
Terese Svoboda, Indiana Review

Alice Munro, The New Yorker

The Center of the World
George Makana Clark, The Georgia Review

Susan Fromberg Schaeffer, Prairie Schooner

Girls I Know
Douglas Trevor, Epoch

The Plague of Doves
Louise Erdrich, The New Yorker

Xu Xi, Ploughshares

Puffed Rice and Meatballs
Lara Vapnyar, Zoetrope: All-Story

Letters in the Snow—for kind strangers and unborn children—for the ones lost and most beloved
Melanie Rae Thon, One Story

Deborah Eisenberg, Tin House

Reading The O. Henry Prize Stories 2006
The Jurors on Their Favorites
Kevin Brockmeier on “Old Boys, Old Girls” by Edward P. Jones
Francine Prose on “Window” by Deborah Eisenberg
Colm Tóibín on “Passion” by Alice Munro

Writing The O. Henry Prize Stories 2006
The Authors on Their Work

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