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  • The Cost of Livingby Mavis Gallant

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2011; US$ 11.99

    Mavis Gallant is admired and beloved as one of the masters of the modern short story. Selected from early collections and the New Yorker , where many of the author's stories have appeared over the last fifty years, and with an introduction by Jhumpa Lahiri, The Cost of Living reveals a writer coming into her own. The stories span the first twenty... more...

  • The Selected Stories of Mavis Gallantby Mavis Gallant

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2014; US$ 16.99

    'Stories are not chapters of novels. They should not be read one after another, as if they were meant to follow along. Read one. Shut the book. Read something else. Come back later. Stories can wait' Mavis Gallant In 1950, THE NEW YORKER accepted one of Mavis Gallant's short stories for publication and she has since become the one of the most accomplished... more...

  • The Collected Storiesby Mavis Gallant

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2016; US$ 32.00

    This generous collection of fifty-two stories, selected from across her prolific career by the author, includes a preface in which she discusses the sources of her art. A widely admired master of the short story, Mavis Gallant was a Canadian-born writer who lived in France and died in 2014 at the age of ninety-one. Her more than one hundred stories,... more...

  • The Cost of Livingby Mavis Gallant; Jhumpa Lahiri

    New York Review Books 2011; US$ 18.95

    A New York Review Books Original Mavis Gallant is renowned as one of the great short-story writers of our day. This new gathering of long-unavailable or previously uncollected work presents stories from 1951 to 1971 and shows Gallant's progression from precocious virtuosity, to accomplished artistry, to the expansive innovatory spirit that marks her... more...

  • Paris Storiesby Mavis Gallant; Michael Ondaatje

    New York Review Books 2011; US$ 17.95

    A NEW YORK REVIEW BOOKS ORIGINAL Mavis Gallant is a contemporary legend, a frequent contributor to  The New Yorker for close to fifty years who has, in the words of  The New York Times , "radically reshaped the short story for decade after decade." Michael Ondaatje's new selection of Gallant's work gathers some of the most memorable of her stories... more...

  • Varieties of Exileby Mavis Gallant; Russell Banks

    New York Review Books 2011; US$ 18.95

    Mavis Gallant is the modern master of what Henry James called the international story, the fine-grained evocation of the quandaries of people who must make their way in the world without any place to call their own. The irreducible complexity of the very idea of home is especially at issue in the stories Gallant has written about Montreal, where she... more...

  • A Fairly Good Timeby Mavis Gallant; Peter Orner

    New York Review Books 2016; US$ 17.95

    AN NYRB CLASSICS ORIGINAL Mavis Gallant?s novels are as memorable as her renowned short stories. Full of wit and psychological poignancy, A Fairly Good Time , here with  Green Water, Green Sky , encapsulates Gallant?s unparalleled skill as a storyteller.  Shirley Perrigny (née Norrington, then briefly Higgins), the heroine of A Fairly Good... more...

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