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By Judith Kitchen,Dinah Lenney

ISBN-10: 0393350991

ISBN-13: 9780393350999

The better of brief literary memoirs, essays, and reflections, a lot of that have been written expressly for this assortment. additionally available

The overdue Judith Kitchen, editor of the perennially renowned anthologies Short Takes, In Short, and In Brief, used to be drastically influential in spotting and setting up flash inventive nonfiction as a kind in its personal correct. In Brief Encounters, she and writer/editor/actor Dinah Lenney extend this vivid box with approximately 80 new decisions: shorts—as those sharply centred items have grow to be recognized— representing a powerful diversity of voices, views, sensibilities, and types. Brief Encounters beneficial properties the paintings of the rising and the established—including Stuart Dybek, Roxanne homosexual, Eduardo Galeano, Leslie Jamison, and Julian Barnes—arranged through subject to discover the human situation in methods intimate, idiosyncratic, humorous, unhappy, provocative, lyrical, unflinching. From the rant to the rave, the meditation to the polemic, the confession to the valediction, this choice of shorts—this get together of precise and vibrant prose—will amplify your world.

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