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Prize Stories 1996: The O. Henry Awards
For the past three decades, William Abrahams hasselected the O. Henry Award winners. Building ona tradition that spans over three quarters of acentury, The O. Henry Awards has been "widelyregarded as the nation's most prestigious awardsfor short fiction" (The AtlanticMonthly). Every year, Abrahams has chosen adiverse group of stories and writers to creat acollection that i ...more
Paperback, 400 pages
Published March 1st 1996 by Anchor
(first published 1996)
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Three of the stories were really good. King's now much anthologized Man in the Black Suit, Oates' Mark of Satan and Menaker's Influenza. Adams' His women, Sharma's If you Sing Like That For Me, and Hoffman's Stones were worth a read. The rest varied between forgettable and painful.