The Best Short Stories 2021: The O. Henry Prize Winners
Twenty prizewinning stories selected from the thousands published in magazines over the previous year--continuing the O. Henry Prize's century-long tradition of literary excellence.Now entering its second century, the prestigious annual story anthology has a new title, a new look, and a new guest editor. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has brought her own refreshing perspective to the prize, selecting stories by an engaging mix of celebrated names and young emerging voices. The winning stories are accompanied by an introduction by Adichie, observations from the winning writers on what inspired them, and an extensive resource list of magazines that publish short fiction. Featured in this collection: Daphne Palasi Andreades - David Means - Sindya Bhanoo - Crystal Wilkinson - Alice Jolly - David Rabe - Karina Sainz Borgo (translator, Elizabeth Bryer) - Jamel Brinkley - Tessa Hadley - Adachioma Ezeano - Anthony Doerr - Tiphanie Yanique - Joan Silber - Jowhor Ile - Emma Cline - Asali Solomon - Ben Hinshaw - Caroline Albertine Minor (translator, Caroline Waight) - Jianan Qian - Sally Rooney
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Book Reviews (2)
Derived From Web , Mar 8, 2022
This is such a great read. The stories were all their own flavor-driven, but each main character had a voice that made them care about the story. I simply loved it.
Recommended to buy: Yes
Derived From Web , Feb 8, 2022
Ordered this as a gift for someone - it arrived completely beat up. Extremely disappointing ''.
Recommended to buy: No