Books Like Janus by Ann Beattie | Suggesting Reading

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Park City: New and Selected Stories (1998) is a collection of some of Beattie's best stories. The collection allows the reader to compare and contrast earlier stories with later ones.

Where I'm Calling From: New and Selected Stories, (1988) is the last collection published by the late Raymond Carver.

Bobbie Ann Mason's collection of short stories, Shiloh and Other Stories (1982), features tales that reflect on the materialistic and empty nature of contemporary society. Mason, like Beattie, has been labeled a "K-mart realist" by a number of critics.

The American Short Story: Short Stories from the Rea Award (1993), edited by Michael Rea, provides students with a broad range of short stories and minimalist prose. Rea has selected stories by Anne Beattie, Charles Baxter, Raymond Carver, and Grace Paley, among others.

New Women and New Fiction: Short Stories Since the Sixties is a collection of stories by contemporary women...

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