Best of Tin House Stories

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2006-05-15
  • Publisher: Tin House Books
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Founded in 1999, Tin House's mission was to create a literary magazine without the stuffy, elitist reputation that afflicts so much of the genre. The only literary journal with a recipe for its own martini, Tin House quickly established itself as one of the most exciting, eclectic, and popular literary magazines in America, regularly honored in anthologies like Best American Short Stories and with awards including the O. Henry Prize. Best of Tin House celebrates six years of the magazine and wonderful storytelling. With a foreword by Dorothy Allison, the collection features nearly 30 stories that range from the experimental to the traditional from today's masters of the short form. Authors include James Salter, Deborah Eisenberg, Denis Johnson, Aimee Bender, Steven Millhauser, Steve Almond, Amy Bloom, Pinckney Benedict, Robert Olen Butler, Elizabeth Tallent, Mark Jude Poirier, Marshall N. Klimasewiski, Ryan Harty, Anthony Swofford, Amanda Eyre Ward, and others.

Table of Contents

The breakup vowsp. 13
End of the linep. 26
Mudmanp. 34
Zoanthropyp. 53
I love to see you coming, I hate to see you gop. 73
Severancep. 83
Revenge of the dinosaursp. 88
Why the sky turns red when the Sun goes downp. 105
Sovietski!p. 123
The old gentlemanp. 139
Xmas in Las Vegasp. 165
The third housep. 193
Dancersp. 212
The photographp. 229
The anthropology of sexp. 242
Dangerous laughterp. 262
End of messagesp. 277
I, maggotp. 290
Shades of mangop. 300
Christ, their Lordp. 318
Such funp. 336
John Ashcroft : more important things than mep. 345
Squattersp. 364
Will they kill you in Iraq?p. 378
Eros 101p. 400
The way the sky changedp. 420
Han Gahpp. 430
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