Read as Yourself: Ben Marcus on New American Fiction and the Art of the Anthology

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Read as Yourself: Ben Marcus on New American Fiction and the Art of the Anthology

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Later this month, Vintage Contemporaries will publish New American Stories, a richly variegated anthology of American short stories edited by Ben Marcus. The collection, which Marcus put together more as a playlist or mixtape than a “museum piece,” is a stirring arrangement that presents a strong case for the American short story as a vital, living thing. And, like unmediated life, it is uncategorizable.

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