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New Stories from the South

New Stories from the South

The Year"s Best, 2005

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Published by Recorded Books .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11794716M
ISBN 101419351885
ISBN 109781419351884

  "New Stories from the South is a literary anthology of the all-star variety." —Miami Herald. Miami Herald "This is an evocative selection of 18 stories for those sons and daughters of the South who yearn for fiction that eschews the moonlight-and-magnolias : ZZ Packer. Buy a cheap copy of New Stories from the South: The Year's book by Edward P. Jones. This year, acclaimed short-story writer ZZ Packer chooses twenty distinctive stories representing the great number of voices and narratives coming out of the South. Free shipping over $/5(2).

  Over the past twenty-five years, New Stories from the South has published the work of now well-known writers, including James Lee Burke, Andre Dubus, Barbara Kingsolver, John Sayles, Joshua Ferris, and Abraham Verghese and nurtured the talents of many others, including Larry Brown, Jill McCorkle, Brock Clarke, Lee Smith, and Daniel Wallace. This twenty-fifth volume reachs out beyond the South /5(7). New Stories from the South | This year, acclaimed short-story writer ZZ Packer chooses twenty distinctive stories representing the great number of voices and narratives coming out of the South. Some of the youngest and freshest talents on the literary horizon--Bret Anthony Johnston, Kevin Brockmeier, Holly Goddard Jones--accompany well-known Southern stalwarts, including Pinckney Benedict.

His novel White People was the winner of the Los Angeles Book Prize and was a PEN/Faulkner finalist, and his short fiction has appeared in The New Yorker, the Atlantic, and the Paris Review and has been anthologized in the The O. Henry Prize Stories, The Best American Short Stories, The Norton Anthology of Short Fiction, and New Stories from. Over the past twenty-five years, New Stories from the South has published the work of now well-known writers, including James Lee Burke, Andre Dubus, Barbara Kingsolver, John Sayles, Joshua Ferris, and Abraham Verghese and nurtured the talents of many others, including Larry Brown, Jill McCorkle, Brock Clarke, Lee Smith, and Daniel Wallace. This twenty-fifth volume reachs out beyond the South.


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The New Stories From the South series was begun by Shannon Ravenel some twenty years ago. Ravenel somehow found the best of Southern writers and presented their works each year. Now, with guest editors like Gurganus, the series is so popular and well regarded that Ravenel (and Algonquin) must be fairly bursting with regional pride/5(6).

(New Stories from the South) by Edward P. Jones (Editor), Allan Gurganus (Contributor), James Lee Burke (Contributor), Allan Gurganus (Contributor). James Lee Burke (Contributor). Tim Gautreaux (Contributor).

George Singleton (Goodreads Author) (Contributor). Holly Goddard Jones /5. Over the past twenty-five years, New Stories from the South has published the work of now well-known writers, including James Lee Burke, Andre Dubus, Barbara Kingsolver, John Sayles, Joshua Ferris, and Abraham Verghese and nurtured the talents of many others, including Larry Brown, Jill McCorkle, Brock Clarke, Lee Smith, and Daniel Wallace/5(7).

New Stories from the South book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The long-time editor of Best American Short Stories has selecte /5(8). New Stories from the South book. Read 8 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

We launch into our third decade by welcoming a guest edit /5. This year, acclaimed short-story writer ZZ Packer chooses New Stories from the South book distinctive stories representing the great number of voices and narratives coming out of the South.

Some of the youngest and freshest talents on the literary horizon—Bret Anthony Johnston, Kevin Brockmeier, Holly Goddard Jones—accompany well-known Southern stalwarts, including Pinckney Benedict, Clyde Edgerton, and Ron Rash/5(6).

More than a few phantoms grace this year’s “New Stories from the South,” where the predominant theme is loss: of ways of life, families, parents and : Gina Webb.

Over the past twenty-five years, New Stories from the South has published the work of now well-known writers, including James Lee Burke, Andre Dubus, Barbara Kingsolver, John Sayles, Joshua Ferris, and Abraham Verghese and nurtured the talents of many others, including Larry Brown, Jill McCorkle, Brock Clarke, Lee Smith, and Daniel Wallace.4/5.

New Stories has been called "maybe the best annual story anthology around" (Kirkus Reviews) and "the collection others should use as a model" (The Charlotte Observer). By inviting Anne Tyler to choose and introduce her favorite stories from New Stories from the South,the series celebrates its first decade with fanfare and colors flying - not to mention the literary fireworks of twenty /5(9).

Shannon Ravenel has edited New Stories from the South since Formerly editorial director of Algonquin Books, she now directs her Algonquin imprint, Shannon Ravenel Books. She lives in Chapel Hill, North s: 5. This is the second collection from the New Stories from the South that I have read.

I wasn't overly impressed by the first one, and I felt the same about these. Most all of the stories feature broken families, damaged teens/children, and eery tones.

The south pictured in these pages is very Flannery O'Conner/5. The New Stories from the South book series by multiple authors includes books New Stories from the South The Year's Best, New Stories from the South The Year's Best, New Stories from the South The Year's Best, and several more.

See the complete New Stories from the South series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions. New Stories from the South: The Year's Best, by Packer, ZZ and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at In this collection of short stories from the South, there are narratives told from a child's point of view, strong women, and characters who drink heavily and have religious visions.

In the introducti. New Stories from the South: The Year's Best, Shannon Ravenel, Editor Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill $ (0p) ISBN Buy this book The men in the U.S. submarine service. "New Stories from the South is a literary anthology of the all-star variety." —Miami Herald Miami HeraldAuthor: Z Z Packer.

New Stories from the South: A common witticism proclaims that every Southern work of fiction has to contain a dead mule. There are no dead mules in this year’s collection of Southern stories, but there is a picture of a mule on the cover, which may be a joke on the 5/5. Shannon Ravenel has edited New Stories from the South since Formerly editorial director of Algonquin Books, she now directs her Algonquin imprint, Shannon Ravenel Books.

She lives in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. New Stories from the South: The Year's Best Shannon Ravenel, Editor, Ellen Douglas, Preface by Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill $ (p) ISBN Buy this book. New Stories from the South: The Year's Best Shannon Ravenel, Editor Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill $ (0p) ISBN Buy this book A.

NEW STORIES FROM THE SOUTH: The Year's Best Shannon Ravenel, Editor, Tim Gautreaux, Preface by, preface by Tim Gautreaux. Algonquin $ (p) ISBN   Shannon Ravenel has edited New Stories from the South since Formerly editorial director of Algonquin Books, she now directs her Algonquin imprint, Shannon Ravenel Books.

She lives in Chapel Hill, North :   New Stories from the South: In the preface to this pleasing collection of short stories, culled from magazines printed inTony Early fires a shot across the bow. The target: anyone who presumes from the title that what follows is a batch of condescending, stereotypical 5/5.