The Short Story

01.19.2014
(was 03.17.2013)

“A short story is a love affair, a novel is a marriage.  A short story is a photograph; a novel is a film.”   -- Lorrie Moore

                             

  1. George Saunders on "Tenth of December"

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    George Saunders talks about his new short-story collection, "Tenth of December."

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  2. Tom Perrotta on "Best American Short Stories 2012"

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    Tom Perrotta talks about what makes a great short story and his work as editor of "The Best American Short Stories 2012."  He also reads excerpts from Julie Otsuka's "Diem Perdidi" and his own short story, "Nine Inches."

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  3. Karen Russell on "Vampires in the Lemon Grove"

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    Karen Russell talks about her new short-story collection, "Vampires in the Lemon Grove."

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