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The Decameron project : 29 new stories from the pandemic

2020
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Presents a collection of short stories originally commissioned by "The New York Times Magazine" as the COVID-19 pandemic swept the world, from twenty-nine authors including Margaret Atwood, Tommy Orange, Edwidge Danticat, and more, in a project inspired by Boccaccio's "The Decameron."
Main title:
The Decameron project : 29 new stories from the pandemic / The New York Times Magazine ; illustrations by Sophy Hollington.
Imprint:
London : Scribner, 2020.©2020
Collation:
xvii, 297 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents:
Preface / Caitlin Roper -- Introduction / Rivka Galchen -- Recognition / Victor LaValle -- A blue sky like this / Mona Awad -- The walk / Kamila Shamsie -- Tales from the LA. River / Colm Toibin -- Clinical notes / Liz Moore -- The team / Tommy Orange -- The rock / Leila Slimani -- Impatient Griselda / Margaret Atwood -- Under the magnolia / Yiyun Li -- Outside / Edgar Keret -- Keepsakes / Andrew O'Hagan -- The girl with the big red suitcase / Rachel Kushner -- The morningside / Tea Obreht -- Screen time/ Alejandro Zambra -- How we used to play / Dinaw Mengestu -- Line 19 Woodstock/Glisan / Karen Russell -- If wishes was horses / David Mitchell -- Systems / Charles Yu -- The perfect travel buddy / Paolo Giordano -- An obliging robber / Mia Couto -- Sleep / Uzodinma Iweala -- The cellar / Dina Nayeri -- That time at my brother's wedding / Laila Lalami -- A time of death, the death of time / Julian Fuks -- Prudent girls / Rivers Solomon -- Origin story / Matthew Baker -- To the wall/ Esi Edugyan -- Barcelona: open city / John Wray -- One thing / Edwidge Danticat.
ISBN:
9781398502147 (hardback)97813985021479781398502147
Dewey class:
813.0108
Language:
English
Added title:
BRN:
383534
LocationCollectionCall numberStatus/Desc
Brighton LibraryAdult FictionDECAOnloan - Due: 18 May 2022
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