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Grace Paley

Grace Paley
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Grace Paley, born in the Bronx in 1922, was a renowned writer and activist. Her Collected Stories was a finalist for both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award. Her other collections include Enormous Changes at the Last Minute and Just As I Thought. She died in Vermont on August 22, 2007.

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A Grace Paley Reader
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A Grace Paley Reader

Grace Paley; Edited by Kevin Bowen and Nora Paley; Introduction by George Saunders
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

"A writer like Paley," writes George Saunders, “comes along and brightens language up again, takes it aside and gives it a pep talk, sends it back renewed, so it can do its job, which is to wake us...

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Later the Same Day
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Later the Same Day

Grace Paley
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Grace Paley's stature among writers of short fiction was established by her first collection, The Little Disturbances of Man (1959), and reconfirmed with the publication of Enormous Changes...

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Fidelity
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Fidelity

Grace Paley
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Just before her death in 2007 at the age of eighty-four, Grace Paley completed this wise and poignant book of poems. Full of memories of friends and family and incisive observations of life in both...

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The Collected Stories
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The Collected Stories

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Grace Paley
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

This reissue of Grace Paley's classic collection—a finalist for the National Book Award—demonstrates her rich use of language as well as her extraordinary insight into and compassion for her...

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Begin Again
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Begin Again

Grace Paley
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

A longtime teacher, activist, feminist, and masterful writer of short fiction and essays, Paley is also an accomplished poet. Combining her two previous collections with unpublished work, Begin...

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Just As I Thought
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Just As I Thought

Grace Paley
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

This rich and multifaceted collection is Grace Paley's vivid record of her life. As close to an autobiography as anything we are likely to have from this quintessentially American writer, Just...

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Enormous Changes at the Last Minute
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Enormous Changes at the Last Minute

Grace Paley
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

In this collection of short stories, originally published in 1974, Grace Paley "makes the novel as a form seem virtually redundant" (Angela Carter, London Review of Books). Her stories here...

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