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Freeman's: Home: The Best New Writing on Home

by John Freeman (Editor)


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780802126481
Publisher: Grove/Atlantic, Inc.
Publication date: 04/04/2017
Pages: 304
Sales rank: 714,386
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

John Freeman was the editor of Granta until 2013. His books include How to Read a Novelist , Tales of Two Cities: The Best and Worst of Times in Today's New York , and the forthcoming Tales of Two Americas: Stories from a Divided Country. Maps , his debut collection of poems, is out from Copper Canyon this fall. He is executive editor at the Literary Hub and teaches at the New School and New York University. His work has appeared in the New Yorker , the New York Times, and the Paris Review.

Table of Contents


John Freeman vii

Six Shorts

Thorn Jones 1

Kay Ryan 3

Juan Gabriel Vásquez 5

Rawi Hage 9

Stuart Dybek 13

Benjamin Markovits 14


Kerri Arsenault 19


Adisa Bašic 47

Fishermen Always Eat Fish Eyes First

Xiaolu Guo 49

The Committed

Viet Thanh Nguyen 65

Hope and Home

Rabih Alameddine 73

What was said on the bus stop

Danez Smith 89

Germany and Its Exiles

Herta Müller 93

All the Home You've Got

Edwidge Danticat 113

A Land Without Borders

Nir Baram 123

Pages of Fruit

Leila Aboulela 143

Home, The Real Thing of an Image

Velibor Bozovic insert

The San Joaquin

Barry Lopez 167

What More Is There to Say?

Lawrence Joseph 175

Stone Houses

Amira Hass 179

The Sound of Hemon

Aleksandar Hemon 191

A Natural

Ross Raisin 211

Marine Boy

Gregory Pardlo 233

The Curse

Emily Raboteau 255

Being Here

Marie Darrieussecq 273


Katie Ford 285

The Red House

Kjell Askildsen 287

E. A hymn bracing for the end

Adonis 295

On Winning the Melbourne Prize, 11 November 2009

Gerald Murnane 297

Contributor Notes 299

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