McSweeney's Quarterly Concern Volume 28

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McSweeney's 28 explores the state of the fable - those astute and irreducible allegories one doesn't see so much anymore in our strange new age, when everyone is wild for the latest parable or apologue but can't find time for anything else.

McSweeney's #28

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  • McSweeney's #28


In eight illustrated books, elegantly held together in a single beribboned case!

Featuring fable-length work by Daniel Alarcon, Sheila Heti, and Nathan Englander, and different illustrators for each piece, McSweeney's 28 promises to offer many nights' worth of fine reading. Includes:
  • Poor Little Egg-Boy Hatched In A Shul by Nathan Englander
  • The Book And The Girl by Brian Evenson
  • The Guy Who Kept Meeting Himself by Ryan Boudinot
  • LaKeisha And The Dirty Girl by Tayari Jones
  • The Thousands by Daniel Alarcon
  • Two Free Men by Sheila Heti
  • The Box by Sarah Manguso
  • Virgil Walker by Arthur Bradford
  • Additional Information

    Author Dave Eggers (editor)
    Publisher McSweeney's Books
    Page Count 120pp
    Publication Size 8.75 x 10.75
    Publication Notes 8 books, Partial Color
    Publication Date October 31, 2008
    ISBN 978-1934781074

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