by Deborah Eisenberg
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Presents a collection of short stories that portray contemporary American life.
PEN/Faulkner Award (2011)
December 17, 2010 A new kind of world is taking over — and these writers are a step ahead. Writer Pankaj Mishra picks fiction that provides steady footing in a world that's constantly being reshaped by capitalism and technology.
April 20, 2010 The Collected Stories of Deborah Eisenberg combines the writer's four books of short stories into one impressive display of talent. Eisenberg's volume shows a mastery over the art of illustrating human emotion and complexity.
Deborah Eisenberg is the author of three short story collections, including Transactions in a Foreign Currency, Under the 82nd Airborne and All Around Atlantis.
Courtesy of the author
April 6, 2010 Deborah Eisenberg's collection of short stories showcases the writer's uncanny knack for creating vivid portraits of urban American life. Eisenberg, who was named a MacArthur Fellow last year, says she took up writing as a way of expressing rage.
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