23 Great Stories
|Publication Date:||Aug 2013|
| Publisher:||Penguin Publishing Group|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $8.95|
| Book Description: |“The Fall of the House of Usher” by Edgar Allan Poe “To Build a Fire” by Jack London “The Necklace” by Guy de Maupassant “The Man Who Would Be King” by Rudyard Kipling “The Gift of the Magi” by O. Henry “The South” by Jorge Luis Borges “Good Country People” by Flannery O’Connor “The Blind Dog” by R. K. Narayan and Fifteen Other Classic...
David Leavitt's first collection of stories, "Family Dancing," was a finalist for both the National Book Critics Circle Award & the PEN/Faulkner Prize. "The Lost Language of Cranes" was made into a BBC film, & "While England Sleeps" was shortlisted for the Los Angeles Times Fiction Prize. Leavitt is also the author of "Equal Affections," "A Place I've Never Been," "Arkansas," & "The Page Turner." With Mark Mitchell, he coedited "The Penguin Book of Short Stories" & "The Pages Passed from Hand to Hand" & cowrote "Italian Pleasures." He is recipient of fellowships from the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation & the National Endowment for the Arts.
He divides his time between Italy and Florida.
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