Sunday, May 11, 2008

Lorrie MOORE ... The Collected Stories (2008)

LORRIE MOORE dwells on doomed relationships, disease and middle age with wit, poignance, humour and sophistication. Her short-story collections are highly enjoyable, especially The Collected Stories (Faber, 2008) and Birds of America (Faber, 1998).

MOORE Lorrie [1957-] Novelist, short-story writer. Born Marie Lorena Moore in Glens Falls, New York, U.S. Novels Who Will Run the Frog Hospital? (1994); Anagrams (1986) Stories The Collected Stories (2008); Birds of America (1998: shortlisted for the 1998 National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction); Like Life (1990); Self-Help (1985) Edited The Best American Short Stories 2004 (with Katrina Kenison) (2004); The Faber Book of Contemporary Stories About Childhood (1997); I Know Some Things: Stories About Childhood by Contemporary Writers (1992) Children’s The Forgotten Helper (1987)

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