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THIS IS A GOOD COLLECTION OF SHORT STORIES, ALTHOUGH NOT AS PROFOUND AS DESCRIBED BY MR. MOSELY IN THE INTRODUCTION. Read morePublished on August 1, 2011 by Cynthia W. Swain
I listened to the abridged audio version, so I did not get to hear the "Bees" and some of the other stories that the other reviewers liked. Read morePublished on April 22, 2011 by CJA
What has happened to literature? These stories are poorly written in my opinion. If these are the best, I'd hate to see the worst American short stories. Read morePublished on December 5, 2005 by Johnathan Flanders
Sigh. Not that most of these stories are actually bad but they do suffer from what an earlier reviewer called a "constricted cautiousness". Read morePublished on January 31, 2005 by K. Mccandless
I so look forward to these annual volumes of BEST short stories. These collections normally have such a variety of subject and style. Not this volume. Read morePublished on May 8, 2004
In last year's unsatisfying collection we got big name writers, big name magazines. For 2003 Walter Mosley chose to buck the establishment. Read morePublished on March 25, 2004
Let's face it, superlatives sell. Who is going to buy a short story collection entitled: "A Collection of Well Written Stories from a Bunch of Different People"? Read morePublished on March 11, 2004 by CoffeeGurl
I admit I haven't read this year's book, yet. But, this series is at the top of my list every year. The stories are thought prevoking and entertaining. Read morePublished on January 3, 2004 by Aaron L. Poley