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Title It occurs to me that I am America : new stories and art / edited by Jonathan Santlofer ; introduction by Viet Thanh Nguyen.

Publication Info. New York : Touchstone, 2018.
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Edition First Touchstone hardcover edition.
Description xix, 374 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
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"-- Provided by publisher.
Contents Foreward / 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 -- The Miss April Houses / Angela Flournoy -- The world is yours, the world is mine ; The 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 -- The 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 -- The 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 -- The ugliest American alphabet / Eric Orner -- Hope / Johnathan Santlofer -- The walk / Elizabeth Strout -- Vote Hillary / Deborah Kass -- Stop & shop / Paul Theroux -- Little house on the prairie holding company LLC / David Storey -- The way we read now / Justin Torres -- Don't despair / Alice Walker -- Learning American values / Edmund White -- Letter from Anthony D. Romero -- Acknowledgments -- Permissions.
Subject Short stories, American.
American fiction -- 21st century.
FICTION / Anthologies (multiple authors).
FICTION / Political.
LITERARY COLLECTIONS / American / General.
Genre/Form Short stories, American.
Added Author Santlofer, Jonathan, 1946- editor.
Nguyen, Viet Thanh, 1971- author of introduction.
Alvarez, Julia, author.
Banks, Russell, 1940- author.
Kent, J. A., 1952- artist.
Broyard, Bliss, author.
Carter, Stephen L., 1954- author.
Fischl, Eric, 1948- artist.
Child, Lee, author.
Hawkins, Bridget, artist.
Clark, Mary Higgins, author.
Cunningham, Michael, 1952- author.
Di Ionno, Mark, author.
Dunn, Anna, author.
Chast, Roz, artist.
Erdrich, Louise, author.
Flournoy, Angela, author.
Sikander, Shahzia, 1969- artist.
Frank, Elizabeth, 1945- author.
Gaiman, Neil, author.
Gourevitch, Philip, 1961- author.
Hannaham, James, author.
Pond, Mimi, artist.
Hoffman, Alice, author.
Isaacs, Susan, 1943- author.
Crile, Susan, 1942- artist.
Jen, Gish, author.
Jin, Ha, 1956- author.
King, Lily, author.
Kohler, Sheila, author.
Smith, Jaune Quick-to-See, 1940- artist.
Lipman, Elinor, author.
Maynard, Joyce, 1953- author.
Minot, Susan, author.
Mosley, Walter, author.
Minter, Marilyn, 1948- artist.
Oates, Joyce Carol, 1938- author.
Spiegelman, Art, artist.
Paretsky, Sara, author.
McIver, Beverly, artist.
Piazza, Tom, 1955- author.
Pitlor, Heidi, author.
Rozan, S. J., author.
Russo, Richard, 1949- author.
Orner, Eric, artist.
Santlofer, Jonathan, 1946- author.
Strout, Elizabeth, author.
Kass, Deborah, 1952- artist.
Theroux, Paul, author.
Storey, David, 1954- artist.
Torres, Justin, 1980- author.
Walker, Alice, 1944- author.
White, Edmund, 1940- author.
ISBN 9781501179600 (hardback)
1501179608 (hardback)
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