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Title The Decameron project : 29 new stories from the pandemic / The New York Times Magazine ; illustrations by Sophy Hollington

Edition First Scribner hardcover edition
Publication Info. New York : Scribner, 2020
Location Call No. Status
 95th Street Adult Fiction-NEW  F DECAMERO    DUE 01-31-21
 Nichols Adult Fiction-NEW  F DECAMERO    AVAILABLE
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Description xvii, 297 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Summary Presents a collection of short stories originally commissioned by "The New York Times Magazine" as the COVID-19 pandemic swept the world, from twenty-nine authors including Margaret Atwood, Tommy Orange, Edwidge Danticat, and more, in a project inspired by Boccaccio's "The Decameron."
Contents Preface / Caitlin Roper -- Introduction / Rivka Galchen -- Recognition / Victor LaValle -- A blue sky like this / Mona Awad -- The walk / Kamila Shamsie -- Tales from the LA. River / Colm Toibin -- Clinical notes / Liz Moore -- The team / Tommy Orange -- The rock / Leila Slimani -- Impatient Griselda / Margaret Atwood --Under the magnolia / Yiyun Li -- Outside / Edgar Keret -- Keepsakes / Andrew O'Hagan -- The girl with the big red suitcase / Rachel Kushner -- The morningside / Tea Obreht -- Screen time/ Alejandro Zambra -- How we used to play / Dinaw Mengestu -- Line 19 Woodstock/Glisan / Karen Russell -- If wishes was horses / David Mitchell -- Systems / Charles Yu -- The perfect travel buddy / Paolo Giordano -- An obliging robber / Mia Couto -- Sleep / Uzodinma Iweala -- The cellar / Dina Nayeri -- That time at my brother's wedding / Laila Lalami -- A time of death, the death of time / Julian Fuks -- Prudent girls / Rivers Solomon -- Origin story / Matthew Baker -- To the wall/ Esi Edugyan -- Barcelona: open city / John Wray -- One thing / Edwidge Danticat.
Subject Short stories, American
Genre Short stories.
Short stories
Added Author LaValle, Victor D., 1972- Recognition
Awad, Mona. Blue sky like this
Shamsie, Kamila, 1973- Walk
Tóibín, Colm, 1955- Tales from the L.A. River
Moore, Liz, 1983- Clinical notes
Orange, Tommy, 1982- Team
Slimani, Leïla, 1981- Rock
Atwood, Margaret, 1939- Impatient Griselda
Li, Yiyun, 1972- Under the magnolia
Keret, Etgar, 1967- Outside
O'Hagan, Andrew, 1968- Keepsakes.
Kushner, Rachel. Girl with the big red suitcase.
Obreht, Téa. Morningside.
Zambra, Alejandro, 1975- Screen time.
Mengestu, Dinaw, 1978- How we used to play.
Russell, Karen, 1981- Line 19 Woodstock/Glisan.
Mitchell, David. If wishes was horses.
Yu, Charles, 1976- Systems.
Giordano, Paolo, 1982- Perfect travel buddy.
Couto, Mia, 1955- Obliging robber.
Iweala, Uzodinma. Sleep.
Nayeri, Dina. Cellar.
Lalami, Laila, 1968- That time at my brother's wedding.
Fuks, Julian. Time of death, the death of time.
Solomon, Rivers. Prudent girls.
Baker, Matthew, 1985- Origin story.
Edugyan, Esi. To the wall.
Wray, John. Barcelona : open city.
Danticat, Edwidge, 1969- One thing.
Added Title New York times
ISBN 9781398502147
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