Shaken and Stirred: Intoxicating Stories

Shaken and Stirred: Intoxicating Stories

by Diana Secker Tesdell (Editor)


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781101907801
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 09/06/2016
Pages: 400
Sales rank: 377,966
Product dimensions: 4.80(w) x 7.40(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Diana Secker Tesdell is the editor of the Everyman's Pocket Classic anthologies Christmas Stories, Love Stories, Dog Stories, Cat Stories, Horse Stories, New York Stories, Bedtime Stories, Stories of Art and Artists, Stories of Fatherhood, Stories of Motherhood, Stories of the Sea, and Stories from the Kitchen, and of the Everyman's Library Pocket Poet Lullabies and Poems for Children.

Table of Contents

O. Henry, “The Lost Blend” 
Charles Jackson, from The Lost Weekend
Dorothy Parker, “You Were Perfectly Fine”
Mark Twain, “The Story of the Old Ram”
Kingsley Amis, from Lucky Jim
Roald Dahl, “Taste”
Edgar Allan Poe, “The Cask of Amontillado”
Damon Runyon, “Lillian”
Jack London, from John Barleycorn
Frank O’Connor, “The Drunkard”
Alice Munro, “An Ounce of Cure”
Sherwood Anderson, “Drink”
Doris Lessing, “Wine”
Guy de Maupassant, “Indiscretion”
Colette, “Clouk’s Fling”
Penelope Lively, “Party”
Charles Dickens, “A Bachelor’s Party”
Dawn Powell, “Dinner on the Rocks”
P. G. Wodehouse, “Jeeves and the Unbidden Guest”
Jean Rhys, “In the Rue de l’Arrivée”
Samuel Beckett, “Ding-Dong”
Joy Williams, “Craving”  
Vladimir Nabokov, “Details of a Sunset”
F. Scott Fitzgerald, “The Cut-Glass Bowl”
Clarice Lispector, “Daydreams and Drunkenness of a Young Lady”
John Cheever, “The Swimmer”
Robert Coover, “Going for a Beer”

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