Wonderful Town touches on some of the city's famous places and stops at some of its more obscure corners, but the real guidebook is to the hearts and the minds of those who populate the metropolis built by its pages. New York is every great and ordinary place. Each life in it, and each life in Wonderful Town, is the life of us all.
Brownstone, Renata Adler The Whore of Mensa, Woody Allen In Greenwich, There are Many Graveled Walks, Hortense Calisher The Five-Forty-Eight, John Cheever Another Marvelous Thing, Laurie Colwin Midair, Frank Conroy What It Was Like, Seeing Chris, Deborah Eisenberg Baster, Jeffrey Eugenides Partners, Veronica Geng Carlyle Tries Polygamy, William Melvin Kelley Poor Visitor, Jamaica Kincaid Symbols and Signs, Vladimir Nabokov Arrangement in Black and White, Dorothy Parker The Cafeteria, Isaac Bashevis Singer The Way We Live Now, Susan Sontag Notes From a Bottle, James Stevenson A Sentimental Journey, Peter Taylor The Catbird Seat, James Thurber The Evolution of Knowledge, Niccolo Tucci The Second Tree From the Corner, E.B. White
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"An anthology that makes you remember why the magazine has long had a reputation for literary excellence." ( Chicago Tribune)
Von pumbkin Am hilfreichsten 17.12.2006
A Good Choice of Good Stories
and good readers, too. The stories make oneself thinkful about ways of living and show the crinkled way fate also goes. And the stories show the strength of people to manage going their way.
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