High lonesome : new & selected stories, 1966-2006

Joyce Carol Oates.

No other writer can match the impressive oeuvre of Joyce Carol Oates. High Lonesome: New and Selected Stories 1966-2006 gathers short fiction from the acclaimed author's seminal collections and includes eleven new tales that further demonstrate the breathtaking artistry and striking originality of an incomparable talent who "has imbued the American short story with an edgy vitality and raw social surfaces" (Chicago Tribune). Book jacket.


Rachel DeBuskPosted June 18, 2009

We are often quick to disregard the short story, which is strange given that some of our earliest literary history begins in short story form-from Homer to fables to Chaucer to fairy tales-these tales pack a powerful punch about life's difficult less...

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