My story “Peter Torrelli, Falling Apart,” originally in Tin House, has been selected by Geraldine Brooks for The Best American Short Stories 2011 – that’s four in a row, but no, it’s not the record. Irwin Shaw is the man to beat, apparently, with seven in a row back in the sixties. Irwin Shaw is going down.
The Borrower will be an Indie Next List pick for June!
“Makkai takes risks in her sharp, often witty text… Smart, literate and refreshingly unsentimental.”