The Best American Short Stories 2011

by Geraldine Brooks | Literature & Fiction |
ISBN: 0547242166 Global Overview for this book
Registered by southbos3279 of Boston, Massachusetts USA on 11/16/2019
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Journal Entry 1 by southbos3279 from Boston, Massachusetts USA on Saturday, November 16, 2019
As typical with this yearly collection, some hits and some misses.

Journal Entry 2 by southbos3279 at Cambridge, Massachusetts USA on Saturday, November 16, 2019

Released 10 mos ago (11/16/2019 UTC) at Cambridge, Massachusetts USA

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Released at Boston Bookcrossing Meetup, Panera Bread, Porter Square, Cambridge, MA

Journal Entry 3 by wingGoryDetailswing at Nashua, New Hampshire USA on Sunday, November 17, 2019
I claimed this softcover at today's BookCrossing meetup in Porter Square. I do enjoy short stories!

Later: A good mix, some dreamlike, some gritty - and, of course, some more enjoyable for me than others. The ones I was most drawn to include:

"The Dungeon Master" by Sam Lipsyte, in which a sadly-dysfunctional D&D group cope with real life - not always in the best ways.

"ID" by Joyce Carol Oates, which leads up to a young girl's having to identify the battered and drowned body of her mother - a wrenching situation indeed.

Released 6 mos ago (3/24/2020 UTC) at Little Free Library, 205 Hartwell Ave. in Littleton, Massachusetts USA

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I left this book in the delightful repurposed-icebox Little Free Library on this surprisingly snowy-for-late-March day; hope someone enjoys it!

[See other recent releases in MA here.]

*** Released for the 2020 Oh the Places We Can Go challenge. ***

*** Released for the 2020 Four Elements challenge for the embedded "brook" in the author's name. ***

*** Released for the 2020 Keep Them Moving challenge. ***

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