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Will You Please Be Quiet, Please?: Stories (Paperback)

by Raymond Carver

Carving Out a Legacy 0

The Voice Trap: On the Perils of Authorial Parochialism 10

I’d love to see what Proust might have done in another voice, in, say, science fiction or with the story of a pair of street urchins. Or how Chandler might have written differently to tell the story of a great romance, stretching beyond his comfort zone where something entirely fresh might be born.

A Brief History of the Colloquial Title 8

Whatever the persona, the colloquial title leans in close and says I’m talking to you, and I listen, eager to know what lies beyond that strangely familiar voice.

Short stories and the cell phone: An Interview with writer Barry Yourgrau 1