The Assignation: Stories (Perennial Fictional Library)

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In each of these 44 very short stories, Joyce Carol Oates evokes intensely compact dramas taken from the realm of human experience. "She's not a tame writer."--Washington Post.

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"Vintage Oates . . . short, sharp shots . . . from the master of moody foreboding."-- Kirkus Reviews. "If the phrase 'woman of letters' existed, she would be, foremost in this country, entitled to it."--John Updike.

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Joyce Carol Oates is a recipient of the National Medal of Humanities, the National Book Critics Circle Ivan Sandrof Lifetime Achievement Award, the National Book Award, and the PEN/Malamud Award for Excellence in Short Fiction, and has been nominated for the Pulitzer Prize. She has written some of the most enduring fiction of our time, including We Were the Mulvaneys; Blonde, which was nominated for the National Book Award; and the New York Times bestseller The Accursed. She is the Roger S. Berlind Distinguished Professor of the Humanities at Princeton University and has been a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters since 1978.

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