The Sadness of Beautiful Things: Stories

Penguin. Oct. 2018. 160p. ISBN 9780143133049. pap. $16; ebk. ISBN 9780525504863. Downloadable. SHORT STORIES
I'm a big fan of Van Booy's smart fiction, and his second story collection won the Frank O'Connor International Short Story Award. So check out this new group, inspired by strangers' anecdotes, showing how life can be shot through with sudden moments of joy or sorrow.

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