Saturday, August 7, 2010

MFA Greensboro Alum Steve Almond Featured on Campaign for The American Reader

What is Steve Almond reading?


I've been on a short story jag recently, the best sort. Anthony Doerr's new collection, The Memory Wall is astonishing. I don't think there's anyone writing better realistic fiction at the moment. He manages to write about a dazzling variety of characters -- Chinese villagers, Kansas orphans, South African fossil pimps -- in a way that makes their struggles riveting. His sentences shimmer and echo.

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