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Description - Sixty Stories by David Gates

This excellent collection of Donald Barthelme's literary output during the 1960s and 1970s covers the period when the writer came to prominence--producing the stories, satires, parodies, and other formal experiments that altered fiction as we know it--and wrote many of the most beautiful sentences in the English language. Due to the unfortunate discontinuance of many of Barthelme's titles, 60 Stories now stands as one of the broadest overviews of his work, containing selections from eight previously published books, as well as a number of other short works that had been otherwise uncollected.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780141180939
ISBN-10: 0141180935
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 129mm x 21mm)
Pages: 480
Imprint: Penguin Classics
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Publish Date: 7-Apr-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - David Gates

Donald Barthelme (1931-1989) published twelve books, including two novels and a prize-winning children's book. He was a regular contributor to the New Yorker and taught creative writing at the University of Houston. In his career, he won a Guggenheim Fellowship, a National Book Award, and a National Institute of Arts and Letters Award, among others.

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