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Object Lessons The Paris Review Presents the Art of the Short Story

ISBN: 9781250005984 | 1250005981
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Picador
Pub. Date: 10/2/2012

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With an Introduction by Lorin Stein What does it take to write a great short story? In Object Lessons, twenty-one contemporary masters of the genre answer that question, sharing favorite stories from the pages The Paris Review. A laboratory for new fiction since its founding in 1953, The Paris Reviewhas launched hundreds of careers while publishing some of the most inventive and best-loved stories of the last half century. This anthology - the first of its kind - is more than a treasury: it is an indispensable resource for writers, students, and anyone else who wants to understand fiction from a writer's point of view. A repository of incredible fiction, The Paris Review Book of Object Lessonsincludes contributions from Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Daniel Alarcon, Donald Antrim, Lydia Davis, Dave Eggers, Mary Gaitskill, Aleksandar Hemon, Jonathan Lethem, Sam Lipsyte, Ben Marcus, Colum McCann, Lorrie Moore, Norman Rush, Mona Simpson, and Ali Smith, among others.

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