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Granta 97: Best of Young American Novelists 2

by Ian Jack (Editor)

Other authors: Daniel Alarcón (Contributor), Kevin Brockmeier (Contributor), Judy Budnitz (Contributor), Christopher Coake (Contributor), Anthony Doerr (Contributor)16 more, Jonathan Safran Foer (Contributor), Nell Freudenberger (Contributor), Olga Grushin (Contributor), Dara Horn (Contributor), Gabe Hudson (Contributor), Uzodinma Iweala (Contributor), Nicole Krauss (Contributor), Rattawut Lapcharoensap (Contributor), Yiyun Li (Contributor), Maile Meloy (Contributor), Z.Z. Packer (Contributor), Jess Row (Contributor), Karen Russell (Contributor), Akhil Sharma (Contributor), Gary Shteyngart (Contributor), John Wray (Contributor)

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Highlights:
Parakeets - Kevin Brockmeier.
Procreate, Generate - Anthony Doerr.
Where East Meets West - Nell Freudenberger.
Passover in New Orleans - Dara Horn.
Hard Core - Gabe Hudson.
Valets - Rattawut Lapcharoensap.
House Fire - Yiyun Li.
The Barn at the End of Our Term - Karen Russell. ( )
  Moomin_Mama | Jun 25, 2015 |
A plethora of well-known writers contributed short stories: Jonathan Safran Foer, Nell Freudenberger, ZZ Packer, Nicole Krauss, Karen Russell, Dara Horn, and others. Unfortunately, most of the stories were just not to my taste. They seemes to be trying a bit too hard to be avant garde, kinky, "new," which meant that the main characters just didn't engage me. ( )
1 vote Cariola | Jul 7, 2009 |
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Jack, IanEditorprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Alarcón, DanielContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Brockmeier, KevinContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Budnitz, JudyContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Coake, ChristopherContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Doerr, AnthonyContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Foer, Jonathan SafranContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Freudenberger, NellContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Grushin, OlgaContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Horn, DaraContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Hudson, GabeContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Iweala, UzodinmaContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Krauss, NicoleContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Lapcharoensap, RattawutContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Li, YiyunContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Meloy, MaileContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Packer, Z.Z.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Row, JessContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Russell, KarenContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Sharma, AkhilContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Shteyngart, GaryContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Wray, JohnContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed

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