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The Best British Short Stories 2011

The Best British Short Stories 2011( )
Series edited by: Royle, Nicholas
Contribution by: Beard, Alan
Burns, Christopher
Burnside, John
Butler, S. J.
Edric, Robert
Langeskov, Philip
Leach, Heather
Logan, Kirsty
Mantel, Hilary
Marek, Adam
Massey, Claire
McGill, Bernie
Moore, Alison
Roberts, Michèle
Rose, David
Ross, Leone
Rourke, Lee
Vaughan, Dai
Vickers, Salley
Publication Date:May 2011
Publisher:Salt Publishing
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $16.95
Book Description:

Best British Short Stories invites you to judge a book by its cover - or more accurately, by its title. This new series aims to reprint the best short stories published in the previous calendar year by British writers, whether based in the UK or elsewhere.

Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Anthologies (Multiple Authors)
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5 x 7.8 x 0.544 Inches
Book Weight:0.44 Pounds
Author Biography
(Series edited by)
Hilary Mantel was born in Glossop, Derbyshire, England on July 6, 1952. She studied law at the London School of Economics and Sheffield University. She worked as a social worker in Botswana for five years, followed by four years in Saudi Arabia. She returned to Britain in the mid-1980s. In 1987 she was awarded the Shiva Naipaul Memorial Prize for an article about Jeddah. She worked as a film critic for The Spectator from 1987 to 1991.

She has written numerous books including Eight Months on Ghazzah Street, A Place of Greater Safety, A Change of Climate, The Giant, O'Brien, Giving up the Ghost: A Memoir, and Beyond Black. She has won several awards for her work including the Winifred Holtby Memorial Prize, the Cheltenham Prize and the Southern Arts Literature Prize for Fludd; the 1996 Hawthornden Prize for An Experiment in Love, the 2009 Man Booker Prize for Wolf Hall, and the 2012 Man Booker Prize for Bring up the Bodies. She made The New York Times Best Seller List with her title The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher.


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