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    The Best American Short Stories 1987 ed. Ann Beattie & Shannon Ravenel (Houghton Mifflin, 1987, tp)
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    • ix · Publisher’s Note · Anon. · ms
    • xi · Introduction · Ann Beattie · in
    • 1 · The Way We Live Now · Susan Sontag · ss The New Yorker Nov 24 1986
    • 20 · The Afterlife · John Updike · ss The New Yorker Sep 15 1986
    • 34 · The Prince · Craig Nova · ss Esquire May 1986
    • 47 · Favor · Elizabeth Tallent · ss The New Yorker Apr 21 1986
    • 58 · Kingdom Come · Mavis Gallant · ss The New Yorker Sep 8 1986
    • 66 · The Lover of Women · Sue Miller · ss Mademoiselle Mar 1986
    • 94 · The Lie Detector · Madison Smartt Bell · ss The Crescent Review 1986
    • 118 · Circle of Prayer · Alice Munro · ss The Paris Review 1986
    • 138 · Dreams of Distant Lives · Lee K. Abbott · ss Harper’s Nov 1986
    • 144 · Men Under Water · Ralph Lombreglia · nv Atlantic Monthly Jan 1986
    • 165 · Boxes · Raymond Carver · ss The New Yorker Feb 24 1986
    • 178 · The Tenant · Bharati Mukherjee · ss The Literary Review 1986
    • 193 · The Blue Men · Joy Williams · ss Esquire Aug 1986
    • 204 · Private Debts/Public Holdings · Kent Haruf · ss Grand Street 1986
    • 218 · How I Found My Brother · Charles Baxter · ss Indiana Review 1986
    • 233 · The Other Miller · Tobias Wolff · ss Atlantic Monthly Jun 1986
    • 247 · Lady of Spain · Robert Taylor, Jr. · ss The Hudson Review Spr 1986
    • 267 · The Interpretation of Dreams by Sigmund Freud: A Story · Daniel Stern · ss The Ontario Review Spr-Sum 1986
    • 275 · Milk · Ron Carlson · ss North American Review 1986
    • 287 · The Things They Carried · Tim O’Brien · ss Esquire Aug 1986






    All Problems Are Simple and Other Stories ed. Robert Benard (Dell 0-440-20164-0, Sep ’88, $3.95, 318pp, pb)
    • xiii · Introduction · Robert Benard · in
    • 1 · I Am Twenty-one · Mary Robison · ss The New Yorker Feb 7 1983
    • 5 · 1939 · Peter Taylor · nv 1940
    • 35 · A Sudden Trip Home in the Spring · Alice Walker · ss 1971
    • 47 · The Anatomy Lesson · Evan Connell · ss 1953
    • 64 · A Different Set of Rules · Daniel Menaker · ss Redbook Aug 1975
    • 77 · Christmas Poem · John O’Hara · ss The New Yorker Dec 19 1964
    • 90 · I Know What You Need · Stephen King · nv Cosmopolitan Sep 1976
    • 114 · The Christian Roommates · John Updike · nv The New Yorker Apr 4 1964
    • 142 · A Short Trip Home · F. Scott Fitzgerald · nv The Saturday Evening Post Dec 17 1927
    • 165 · Houseparty · Walter Bernstein · vi The New Yorker
    • 168 · A Student in Economics · George Milburn · nv Harper’s Feb 1933
    • 191 · All Problems Are Simple · Allan Seager · ss
    • 200 · Fear of Math · Peter Cameron · ss The New Yorker Mar 11 1985
    • 216 · Where All Things Wise and Fair Descend · Irwin Shaw · ss 1937
    • 234 · Judith Kane · Elizabeth Spencer · ss 1957
    • 253 · Sentimental Education · Harold Brodkey · nv The New Yorker Jul 6 1957
    • 278 · The Famous Toboggan of Laughter · Ella Leffland · ss 1980
    • 290 · The Tea Time of Stouthearted Ladies · Jean Stafford · ss The Kenyon Review Win 1964
    • 303 · The Echo · Paul Bowles · ss Harper’s Bazaar 1947



    Best Short Shorts ed. Eric Berger (Scholastic T81, Dec ’67, 35¢, 183pp, pb)
    • 2 · The Shanahan Strad · Paul Jones · ss Collier’s 1948
    • 6 · Dinner for Monsieur Martin · Georges Surdez · ss Collier’s 1950
    • 10 · The Secret in Green · Mary Dirlam · ss (Senior) Scholastic 1954
    • 14 · The Eyes of Mr. Lovides · John Godey · ss Collier’s Jul 23 1949
    • 20 · To Remember These Things · Milton White · ss Seventeen May 1947
    • 26 · Champion Stock · Bud Murphy · ss Literary Cavalcade 1949
    • 33 · Double Payment · Peter Brackett · ss (Senior) Scholastic Oct 7 1953
    • 37 · Frame of Mind · Sam F. Ciulla · vi Collier’s Jun 22 1956
    • 41 · The Cub · Lois Dykeman Kleihauer · ss Collier’s Feb 14 1953
    • 48 · Coroner’s Inquest · Marc Connelly · ss Collier’s Feb 8 1930
    • 54 · Smart Kid · Lawrence Williams · ss 1954
    • 59 · Code of the Underworld · Jim Kjelgaard · ss 1941; Ellery Queen’s Mystery Magazine Aug 1953
    • 66 · A Battle Over the Teacups · August Derleth · ss Oriental Stories Sum 1932
    • 76 · August Heat · W. F. Harvey · ss Midnight House and Other Tales, J.M. Dent 1910
    • 82 · The Open Window · Saki · ss The Westminster Gazette Nov 18 1911
    • 88 · Love Is Kind of Fragile · Robert M. Ross · ss Collier’s Oct 19 1946
    • 93 · Miss Moonlight · Mary Knowles · ss The American Magazine 1951
    • 97 · “I’ll Pay the Check” · Margaret Bird · ss (Senior) Scholastic 1952
    • 102 · A Mask for Fear · Ruth Serling · ss Collier’s 1954
    • 107 · Snake Dance · Corey Ford · vi Liberty Mar 3 1934
    • 110 · A Secret for Two · Quentin Reynolds · ss Collier’s May 16 1936
    • 115 · The Hungry Winter · Elizabeth Middleton · ss American Junior Red Cross Journal 1946
    • 120 · Hard Way Out · James L. Schisgall · vi (Senior) Scholastic Feb 2 1956
    • 123 · Two Were Left · Hugh B. Cave · vi The American Magazine Jun 1942
    • 128 · One Throw · W. C. Heinz · ss Collier’s Jul 15 1950
    • 133 · The Opened Order · Ilse Aichinger · ss The Bound Man and Other Stories, Secker & Warburg 1955
    • 140 · Four Men and a Box · Leslie Gordon Barnard · ss This Week 1947
    • 145 · Every Man for Himself · Robert Zacks · ss (Senior) Scholastic Jan 12 1956
    • 151 · Pilot’s Choice · Hunt Miller · ss This Week Nov 28 1954
    • 158 · Spelling Bee · Laurene Chambers Chinn · ss Collier’s Aug 13 1949
    • 162 · The New Man · Frederick Laing · ss Collier’s Feb 24 1951
    • 166 · “I Like It Here” · Carl Zuckmayer · ss This Week 1950
    • 172 · The Voice from the Curious Cube · Nelson S. Bond · ss Top-Notch Mar 1937
    • 175 · The Dreamer · Alfred Coppel · vi F&SF Apr 1952
    • 180 · The Fun They Had · Isaac Asimov · ss The Boys and Girls Page Dec 1 1951


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