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NEW STORIES FROM THE SOUTH: The Year's Best, 2001

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Sixteenth volume in one of the generally most satisfying annual anthologies of contemporary fiction.In a conversational preface about her sushi bar in North Carolina, a paradigm for the evolving region, novelist Lee Smith provides this year's answer to the anthology's knotty implied question, "What is the South, anyway?" "We Southerners love a story," she writes. "This is the main thing that has ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

NEW STORIES FROM THE SOUTH: The Year's Best, 2003

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Editor Ravenel has cast her net widely and well, making the 18th installment of this deservedly successful series one of its best yet.Only a handful of the contributors have familiar names, and two of them appear here in peak form. John Dufresne's "Johnny Too Bad" is a hilarious monologue spoken by a transplanted New Englander and would-be writer experiencing a Florida hurricane alongside his ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

NEW STORIES FROM THE SOUTH: The Year's Best, 2005

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The familiar annual celebrates its 20th anniversary with 19 stories that pull their imaginative starter cultures from below the Mason-Dixon Line.With an introduction by Jill McCorkle, whose account of an exchange with a Northern waiter who tells her iced tea is "out of season" is worth the price of admission, the collection contains seven must-not-miss stories, three by relative newcomers and four ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

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