Tag: novellas

The Practical Heart

Added on November 7, 2014

The Practical Heart Allan Gurganus Alfred A. Knopf, U.S.A. 2001 Allan Gurganus studied with John Cheever at The University of Iowa and in the Iowa Writer’s Workshop. According to Wikipedia, Cheever mischievously sold one of Gurganus’ short stories to the New Yorker without telling him first. This collection of four novellas won the 2001 Lambda [...]

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Raise High the Roof Beam, Carpenters and Seymour: an Introduction

Added on July 30, 2014

Raise High the Roof Beam, Carpenters and Seymour: an Introduction J.D. Salinger Penguin, U.K. 1964 Both of these novellas were originally published in the New Yorker magazine, four years apart, and both feature members of Salinger’s fictional Glass family. The true first editionof this book was published by Little, Brown and Company in 1963. This [...]

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Some Hope

Added on April 21, 2013

Some Hope Edward St. Aubyn Open City Press, New York, 2003 Although the original novellas that make up this book first came out in Britain in 1992 and 1994, this 2003 collection is the American debut of Edward St. Aubyn. The collection came out in the U.K. in 1998 under the title The Patrick Melrose [...]

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J.D. Salinger

Added on July 18, 2012

J.D. Salinger J.D. Salinger Progress Publishers, Moscow, 1982 This is a rare pirated collection of all of Salinger’s stories that were published in book format, except The Catcher in the Rye. Progress Publishing of Moscow produced this book for Russian English literature classes. It is written in English, with a Russian introduction and a glossary [...]

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Raise High the Roof Beam, Carpenters and Seymour: an Introduction

Added on October 8, 2010

Raise High the Roof Beam, Carpenters and Seymour: an Introduction J.D. Salinger Little, Brown and Company, U.S.A. 1963 These two novellas were originally printed in the New Yorker Magazine in 1955 and 1959 respectively. Two of Salinger’s best stories, they both focus on the fictional Glass family member Seymour. Raise High the Roof Beam, Carpenters [...]

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