Best European Fiction 2011
Preface by Colum McCann
Edited by Aleksandar Hemon
Collection Best European Fiction Series
Best European Fiction 2011 is the second installment of an annual anthology of stories from across Europe. Edited by acclaimed Bosnian novelist and MacArthur "Genius-Award" winner Aleksandar Hemon, with a preface by Irish novelist Colum McCann, and with dozens of editorial, media, and programming partners in the U.S., UK, and Europe, the Best European Fiction series will be a window onto what's happening right now in literary scenes throughout Europe, where the next Kafka, Flaubert, or Mann is waiting to be discovered.
Nb of pages 512 p.
Publication Date 02 November 2010
Nb of pages 512
List Price $17.95
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". . . this is a precious opportunity to understand more deeply the obsessions, hopes and fears of each nation's literary psyche -- a sort of international show-and-tell of the soul."- Michael Faber
"The best of the stories here are finely attuned to the coincidence of lightness and pathos in things, and there is not one that is not worth reading."- Bernard Manzo
". . . one of the most remarkable collections I've read: vital, fascinating, and even more comprehensive than I would have thought possible."- Michael Schaub
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