It occurs to me that I am America new stories and art /

"In time for the one-year anniversary of the Trump Inauguration and the Women's March, this provocative, unprecedented anthology features original short stories from thirty bestselling and award-winning authors--including Alice Walker, Richard Russo, Walter Mosley, Joyce Carol Oates, Alice...

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Other Authors: Santlofer, Jonathan, 1946-, Nguyen, Viet Thanh, 1971-, Alvarez, Julia., Banks, Russell., Broyard, Bliss., Carter, Stephen L., 1954-, Child, Lee., Clark, Mary Higgins., Cunningham, Michael, 1952-, Di Ionno, Mark., Dunn, Anna., Erdrich, Louise.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: New York : Touchstone, 2018.
Physical Description: xix, 374 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm.
Edition: First Touchstone hardcover edition.
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Summary: "In time for the one-year anniversary of the Trump Inauguration and the Women's March, this provocative, unprecedented anthology features original short stories from thirty bestselling and award-winning authors--including Alice Walker, Richard Russo, Walter Mosley, Joyce Carol Oates, Alice Hoffman, Neil Gaiman, Michael Cunningham, Mary Higgins Clark, and Lee Child--with an introduction by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Viet Thanh Nguyen"--
Item Description: "In time for the one-year anniversary of the Trump Inauguration and the Women's March, this provocative, unprecedented anthology features original short stories from thirty bestselling and award-winning authors--including Alice Walker, Richard Russo, Walter Mosley, Joyce Carol Oates, Alice Hoffman, Neil Gaiman, Michael Cunningham, Mary Higgins Clark, and Lee Child--with an introduction by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Viet Thanh Nguyen"-- Provided by publisher.
Foreword / Johnathan Santlofer -- Introduction / Viet Thanh Nguyen -- Speak! Speak! / Julia Alvarez -- Oh, Canada / Russell Banks -- Blackout / Jane Kent -- Party / Bliss Broyard -- Compline / Stephen, L. Carter -- Scenes from late paradise: stupidity ; Late America / Eric Fischl -- New blank document / Lee Child -- Tell her anyway / Bridget Hawkins -- Veterans Day / Mary Higgins Clark -- Atonement / Michael Cunningham -- Intersections / Mark Di Ionno -- Third twin / Anna Dunn -- Politics / Roz Chast -- Balancing acts / Louise Erdrich -- Miss April Houses / Angela Flournoy -- World is yours, the world is mine ; Many faces of Islam / Shahzia Sikander -- Fires / Elizabeth Frank - Hate for sale / Neil Gaiman -- Unaccountable / Philip Gourevitch -- White baby / James Hannaham -- Your sacred American rights bingo / Mimi Pond -- In the trees / Alice Hoffman -- Getting somewhere / Susan Isaacs - Guantánamo, ERF team: making prisoner in the eye ; Guantánamo, ERF team: waterboarding prisoner / Susan Crile -- Mr. Crime and punishment and war and peace / Gish Jen -- Finally I am American at heart / Ha Jin -- Arlington street / Lily King -- Harlot and the murderer: Sonia's story / Sheila Kohler -- Starry starry night ; Trade canoe: forty days and forty nights / Jaune Quick-To-See Smith -- "People are people" / Elinor Lipman -- Trout fisherman / Joyce Maynard -- Listen / Susan Minot -- Between storms / Walter Mosley -- Our cuntry needs you ; Tic-tac-toe ; Deep frost / Marilyn Minter -- "Good news!" / Joyce Carol Oates -- Island of tears... ; Island of hope! ; Ghost of Ellis Island / Art Spiegelman -- Safety first / Sara Paretsky -- Look away ; Loving in black & white / Beverly McIver -- Bystanders (April 2003) / Tom Piazza -- Lucky girl / Heidi Pitlor -- If they come in the morning / S. J. Rozan -- Top step / Richard Russo -- Ugliest American alphabet / Eric Orner -- Hope / Johnathan Santlofer -- Walk / Elizabeth Strout -- Vote Hillary / Deborah Kass -- Stop & shop / Paul Theroux -- Little house on the prairie holding company LLC / David Storey -- Way we read now / Justin Torres -- Don't despair / Alice Walker -- Learning American values / Edmund White -- Letter from Anthony D. Romero -- Acknowledgments -- Permissions.
Physical Description: xix, 374 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm.
ISBN: 9781501179600
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