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Small Things in Big Packages

Three of the Best Recent Genre Collections

Imprints Literary Supplement 2000

In Praise of the Short Story If we had any sense...Americans would love short stories. We all complain about being short on time....

Word Processing Clicking on the Web's Short-Fiction Offerings | By Lily Thayer

Whistling Dixie Short Stories Built Southern Fiction, but All That's Left Now Is Redneck Lit | By John Sewell

Pulp Fiction Why Short Stories Thrive Among Crime, Horror, and Sci-Fi Fans | By Mahinder Kingra

Small Things in Big Packages Three of the Best Recent Genre Collections

A Short History of a Large Place Baltimore's Mini-Lit Milestones | By Michael Anft

The Short List Our Choices for the Best Short Stories . . . Ever | By Eileen Murphy

Posted 9/20/2000

edited by Otto Penzler (Dell, 288 pages, $5.99), collects 15 Murder and Obsession

Original crime stories by such writers as Elizabeth George, Dennis Lehane, and the ubiquitous Joyce Carol Oates.

Skylife: Space Habitats in Story and Science,

edited by Gregory Benford and George Zebrowski (Harcourt Brace, 368 pages, $28), juxtaposes SF stories about living in outer space published since the 1940s with essays by scientists and futurists.

Vanishing Acts,

edited by Ellen Datlow (Tor, 384 pages, $24.95), collects both new and previously published science-fiction stories focusing on the topic of extinction.>B

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In Praise of the Short Story (9/20/2000)

Word Processing (9/20/2000)
Clicking on the Web's Short-Fiction Offerings

Whistling Dixie (9/20/2000)
Short Stories Built Southern Fiction, but All That's Left Now Is Redneck Lit

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