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The Best American Mystery Stories 2000 (The Best American Series(TM))

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Published by Houghton Mifflin .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsDonald E. Westlake (Editor, Narrator), Otto Penzler (Series Editor)
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7603651M
ISBN 100618093303
ISBN 109780618093304

  Today I have given myself the impossible and unfair task of naming the top ten best mystery authors of all time. I am ready to get so much hate for making a definitive list, because of course everyone has their own opinions about mystery authors and what makes a mystery novel good.   In his introduction, Hillerman confides that he'd have included many more stories from the pulps and the slick magazines if Penzler hadn’t wisely deterred him. For his part, Penzler takes on all who dissent from the choices with a puckish disclaimer, If you don't [like them], it's only because Tony left out the stories that you'd have wanted to see included. But who would argue with Futrelle Author: Tony Hillerman.

  The Best American Mystery Stories Best-selling novelist Lee Child edits this latest collection of the genre’s finest from the past year. Featuring “gritty tales told with panache,” this is a “must-read for anybody who cares about crime stories” (Booklist).Reviews: 4. Get this from a library! The best American mystery stories. -- A collection of the best in mystery writing includes contributions by Barbara D'Amato, Jeffery Deaver, Tom Franklin, David Edgerley Gates, Edward Lee, Dennis Lehane, Josh Pryor, Shel Silverstein, and.

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The Best American Mystery Stories book. Read 8 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. After just three years, THE BEST AMERICAN MYS /5. "Best American Mystery Stories " lives up to its title.

It is a varied collection of (mostly) fine mystery and crime stories, many by up and coming authors. I'll confess that two or three of them didn't work for me, but that's a very small number in a book /5(13). "Best American Mystery Stories " lives up to its title.

It is a varied collection of (mostly) fine mystery and crime stories, many by up and coming authors. I'll confess that two or three of them didn't work for me, but that's a very small number in a book /5.

"Best American Mystery Stories " lives up to its title. It is a varied collection of (mostly) fine mystery and crime stories, many by up and coming authors. I'll confess that two or three of them didn't work for me, but that's a very small number in a book than contains 20 stories and nearly pages of text/5(5).

Another new addition to the Best American Series is The Best American Travel Writingedited by Bill Bryson. Readers are in safe hands with a guy whose last three travel books have been blockbuster bestsellers.

Bryson's hand-picked 25 stories are predictable only by being unpredictable and engrossing. The Best American Mystery Stories of is a compilation of 20 short mysteries and is edited by Lawrence Block. These stories are a mixed bag by such writers a Joyce Carol Oates, Russell Banks, William Gay, Clark Howard and a host of other writers /5(13).

THE BEST AMERICAN MYSTERY STORIES is the latest annual anthology published in what has, to the benefit of all, become a regular event. The series, which features a rotating editor under the guiding hand of series editor Otto Penzler, has become a perennial favorite.

It does have some competition this year from other anthologies. by multiple authors includes books The Best American Mystery StoriesThe Best American Mystery Stories of the Century, The Best American Mystery Storiesand several more.

See the complete The Best American Mystery Stories series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles. In The Best American Mystery Stories of the Century, best-selling author Tony Hillerman and mystery expert Otto Penzler present an unparalleled treasury of American suspense fiction that every fan will ng the finest examples from all reaches of the genre, this collection charts the mystery's eminent history from the turn-of-the-century puzzles of Futrelle, to the seminal pulp /5(40).

The Best American Mystery Stories by Donald E. Westlake After just three years, THE BEST AMERICAN MYSTERY STORIES series is already a great success, earning raves from such diverse sources as Joyce Carol Oates, ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY, and /5(8). The Best American Mystery Stories is a yearly anthology of mystery stories published in United States magazines and anthologies.

It was started in as part of The Best American Series published by Houghton s are chosen using the same procedure with other titles in the Best American series; the series editor (Otto Penzler in this case) chooses about fifty article candidates. The Best American Short Stories yearly anthology is a part of The Best American Series published by Houghton Mifflinthe BASS anthology has striven to contain the best short stories by some of the best-known writers in contemporary American literature.

The Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammett. Tales of Mystery and Imagination by Edgar Allan Poe. The Daughter of Time by Josephine Tey. Presumed Innocent by Scott Turow. The Spy Who Came in from the Cold by John le Carré.

The Moonstone by Wilkie Collins. The Big Sleep by Raymond Chandler. Rebecca by Daphne Du Maurier. Get this from a library. The best American mystery stories of the century.

[Tony Hillerman; Otto Penzler;] -- A collection of the best in mystery writing includes contributions by O. Henry, Dashiell Hammett, Ring Lardner, Ernest Hemingway, Ellery Queen, James Thurber, Sue Grafton, Stephen King, Joyce Carol.

Little wonder, given the power of the Best American brand, the talent of the series editor, Otto Penzler, and the high profile of the guest editors. Now, with the legendary mystery writer Donald E. Westlake as guest editor, the edition is sure to boost the series’ popularity even more.

Otto Penzler edits a long-running and well regarded annual anthology series called The Best American Mystery Stories, showcasing short fiction in the genre.

This volume is a sort of spin-off of the series, collecting 46 of the "best" mystery tales (in the estimation of book editor Hillerman) produced by American writers in the 20th century.4/5.

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The Best American Mystery Stories (The Best American Series) Paperback – Octo by Sue Grafton (Editor), Otto Penzler (Editor) out of 5 stars 12 ratings. See all 6 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price Reviewed in the United States on Aug /5(12). ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xvii, pages ; 22 cm. Contents: Miracles. Happen. / Doug Allyn --Ghosts / David Beaty --Spring rite / Tom Berdine --Annie's dream / Bentley Dadmun --Motel 66 / Barbara D'Amato --Jumping with Jim / Geary Danihy --Triangle / Jeffery Deaver --The instruments of peace / Edward Falco --Grit / Tom.

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Westlake: The Best American Mystery Stories by Lawrence Block: The Best American Mystery.In THE BEST AMERICAN MYSTERY STORIES OF THE CENTURY, best-selling author Tony Hillerman and mystery expert Otto Penzler present an unparalleled treasury of American suspense fiction that every fan will cherish.

Offering the finest examples from all reaches of the genre, this collection charts the mystery's eminent history from the turn-of-the-century puzzles of Futrelle, to the seminal pulp 5/5(1).After just three years, THE BEST AMERICAN MYSTERY STORIES series is already a great success, earning raves from such diverse sources as Joyce Carol Oates, ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY, and ELLERY QUEEN’S MYSTERY MAGAZINE.

Little wonder, given the power of the Best American brand, the talent of the series editor, Otto Penzler, and the high profile of the guest editors.