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The Playboy Book of Short Stories

by Alice K. Turner (Editor)

Other authors: Nelson Algren (Contributor), Seán Ó Faoláin (Contributor), Charles Beaumont (Contributor), Saul Bellow (Contributor), Jorge Luis Borges (Contributor)36 more, T. Coraghessan Boyle (Contributor), Ray Bradbury (Contributor), John Cheever (Contributor), John Collier (Contributor), Laurie Colwin (Contributor), Robert Coover (Contributor), Roald Dahl (Contributor), Andre Dubus (Contributor), Bruce Jay Friedman (Contributor), Gabriel García Márquez (Contributor), John Gardner (Contributor), Herbert Gold (Contributor), Nadine Gordimer (Contributor), Joseph Heller (Contributor), John Irving (Contributor), Shirley Jackson (Contributor), Charles Johnson (Contributor), James Jones (Contributor), Jack Kerouac (Contributor), Ursula K. Le Guin (Contributor), Norman Mailer (Contributor), Bernard Malamud (Contributor), Richard Matheson (Contributor), Thomas McGuane (Contributor), Jay McInerney (Contributor), Bharati Mukherjee (Contributor), Haruki Murakami (Contributor), Vladimir Nabokov (Contributor), Joyce Carol Oates (Contributor), Philip Roth (Contributor), Bob Shacochis (Contributor), Irwin Shaw (Contributor), Isaac Bashevis Singer (Contributor), Paul Theroux (Contributor), James Thurber (Contributor), John Updike (Contributor)

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Turner, Alice K.Editorprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Algren, NelsonContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Ó Faoláin, SeánContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Beaumont, CharlesContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Bellow, SaulContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Borges, Jorge LuisContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Boyle, T. CoraghessanContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Bradbury, RayContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Cheever, JohnContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Collier, JohnContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Colwin, LaurieContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Coover, RobertContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Dahl, RoaldContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Dubus, AndreContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Friedman, Bruce JayContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
García Márquez, GabrielContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Gardner, JohnContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Gold, HerbertContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Gordimer, NadineContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Heller, JosephContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Irving, JohnContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Jackson, ShirleyContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Johnson, CharlesContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Jones, JamesContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Kerouac, JackContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Le Guin, Ursula K.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Mailer, NormanContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Malamud, BernardContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Matheson, RichardContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
McGuane, ThomasContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
McInerney, JayContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Mukherjee, BharatiContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Murakami, HarukiContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Nabokov, VladimirContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Oates, Joyce CarolContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Roth, PhilipContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Shacochis, BobContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Shaw, IrwinContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Singer, Isaac BashevisContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Theroux, PaulContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Thurber, JamesContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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  • Black country / Charles Beaumont
  • All married women are bad, yes? / Herbert Gold
  • A flourish of strumpets / Richard Matheson
  • In a season of calm weather / Ray Bradbury
  • Just like the girl / James Jones
  • A fine son / Roald Dahl
  • A great voice stilled / Shirley Jackson
  • The killer in the TV set / Bruce Jay Friedman
  • Brother Endicott / James Thurber
  • Naked nude / Bernard Malamud
  • An actor's life for me / Philip Roth
  • Good blonde / Jack Kerouac
  • The manchild / James Baldwin
  • Where all things wise and fair descend / Irwin Shaw
  • The yellow room / John Cheever
  • I am dying, Egypt, dying / John Updike
  • Saul Bird says, relate! communicate! liberate! / Joyce Carol Oates
  • The handsomest drowned man in the world / Gabriel García Márquez
  • The dashing fellow / Vladimir Nabokov
  • The last carrousel / Nelson Algren
  • The conservationist / Nadine Gordimer
  • Brennbar's rant / John Irving
  • Asking for it / John Collier
  • Trial of the warlock / Norman Mailer
  • The other / Jorge Luis Borges
  • A party in Miami Beach / Isaac Bashevis Singer
  • White lies / Paul Theroux
  • May I have some marmalade, please? / Sean O'Faolain
  • Anna / Andre Dubus
  • My mistress / Laurie Colwin
  • Like a leaf / Thomas McGuane
  • Julius Caesar and the werewolf / John Gardner
  • Easy in the islands / Bob Shacochis
  • The middleman / Bharati Mukherjee
  • Yossarian survives / Joseph Heller
  • Modern love / T. Coraghessan Boyle
  • Lucky Pierre in the doctor's office / Robert Coover
  • Unlocking the air / Ursula K. Le Guin
  • Kwoon / Charles Johnson
  • The second bakery attack / Haruki Murakami
  • How it ended / Jay McInerney
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