O. Henry Prize Stories 2008

Paperback $16.00

Anchor | May 06, 2008 | 400 Pages | 5-3/16 x 8 | ISBN 9780307280343

  • Paperback$16.00

    Anchor | May 06, 2008 | 400 Pages | 5-3/16 x 8 | ISBN 9780307280343

Praise

“Widely regarded as the nation’s most prestigious awards for short fiction.”
The Atlantic Monthly

Table Of Contents

Introduction
Laura Furman, Series Editor

A Composer and His Parakeets
Ha Jin, Zoetrope

Other People’s Deaths
Lore Segal, The New Yorker

Village 113
Anthony Doerr, Tin House

A Change in Fashion
Steven Millhauser, Harper’s Magazine

The Transitional Object
Sheila Kohler, Boulevard

On the Lake
Olaf Olafsson, Zoetrope

Taiping
Brittani Sonnenberg, xconnect

What Do You Want to Know For?
Alice Munro, The American Scholar

The Necessity of Certain Behaviors
Shannon Cain, New England Review

A Game of Cards
Rose Tremain, The Paris Review

Touch
Alexi Zentner, Tin House

Bad Neighbors
Edward P. Jones, The New Yorker

Every Move You Make
David Malouf, Granta

Scenes from the Life of the Only Girl in Water Shield, Alaska
Tony Tulathimutte, The Threepenny Review

The Bullock Run
Roger McDonald, Mãnoa

Prison
Yiyun Li, Tin House

Bye-bye Natalia
Michel Faber, Granta

Folie à Deux
William Trevor, The New Yorker

The Little Boy
Mary Gaitskill, Harper’s Magazine

A Little History of Modern Music
William H. Gass, Conjunctions

Reading The O. Henry Prize Stories 2008
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie on “Touch” by Alexi Zenter
David Leavitt on “What Do You Want to Know For?” by Alice Munro
David Means on “Folie à Deux” by William Trevor

Writing The O. Henry Prize Stories 2008
The Writers on Their Work

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