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The Better of McSweeney's, Volume 1 [Paperback]

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A collection of some of the best stories culled from the first ten issues of McSweeney's Quarterly Concern includes the work of Jonathan Lethem, Glen David Gold, David Foster Wallace, Dave Eggers, George Saunders, Paul Collins, and many others. Original.

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This book collects some of the best stories from the first ten issues of McSweeney's Quarterly Concern, the literary journal that has become one of the country's most important and influential publications. McSweeney's began as a small collection of work rejected by other magazines, but it soon began to publish pieces primarily written for the journal, and to attract some of the finest writers in the country. Contributors to Best of McSweeney's, Volume One include Jonathan Lethem, Glen David Gold, A. M. Homes, David Foster Wallace, Dave Eggers, Amanda Davis, George Saunders, Paul Collins, and William Vollmann, as well as many talented newcomers. Stories included here have been selected for The O. Henry Prize Stories and The Best American Short Stories, and one was performed in a regional musical theater.

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Pages   361
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 1" Width: 6" Height: 9.25"
Weight:   1.5 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Nov 1, 2005
Publisher   McSweeney's
ISBN  1932416331  
ISBN13  9781932416336  

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1Books > Subjects > Literature & Fiction > General > Contemporary
2Books > Subjects > Literature & Fiction > General > Literary
3Books > Subjects > Literature & Fiction > Genre Fiction > Anthologies
4Books > Subjects > Literature & Fiction > Short Stories > Anthologies
5Books > Subjects > Literature & Fiction > Short Stories > United States

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No review yet? Blasphemy  Jan 30, 2006
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McSweeneys is, hands down, the greatest literary magazine going today. Every issue is unique and beautifully published and all the best writers in english are represented from artsy hip authors (David Foster Wallace, Stephen Dixon, Lydia Davis, etc.) to mainstream best sellers (Neil Gaiman, Stephen King, etc.)

This book is a collection of their favorite work from the first 10 issues. If you hvaen't read the first 10 issues, go and buy this. The first 10 are pretty rare and go for 100 dollars or more on ebay. But luckily you can get a good chunk of the stories in this thick and excellent collection.

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