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Before and After: Stories from New York
Some of the voices to be found in its pages are those of well known writers—Michael Cunningham, Jeannette Winterson, Phillip Lopate, Luc Sante, Megan Daum, Sam Lipsyte, Thomas Beller—and many more are from people who may not even consider themselves writers, but who were tempted by the "Tell Mr. Beller A Story" button on the critically acclaimed website, mrbellersneighborh ...more
Paperback, 224 pages
Published February 17th 2002 by Mister Beller's Neighborhood
(first published 2002)
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Jun 19, 2008 Astrila rated it it was ok
Recommends it for: only die-hard 9/11 obsessed people
Recommended to Astrila by: Me
This was, appropriately, one of my subway books while we were living in New York, (convenient small size, to be kept in purse to be read on subway). Unless you're living in New York, it's really not that interesting. And even if you are, it's still not that interesting. An easy book to read on the subway because you don't mind stopping all the time and reading in bits and pieces.