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Kevin Brockmeier

Autor(a) de The Brief History of the Dead

26+ Works 4,070 Membros 242 Reviews 13 Favorited

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Kevin Brockmeier won an O. Henry Award in 2001 for "These Hands". He has published stories in the Georgia Review. The Carolina Quarterly, The Chicago Tribune (as a Nelson Algren award recipient) & Writing on the Edge (as an Italo Calvino Short Fiction Award Winner). He is a 1999-2000 recipient of a mostrar mais James Michener-Paul Engle Fellowship. Kevin lives in Little Rock, Arkansas where he teaches Creative Writing. (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos
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The Best American Short Stories 2008 (2008) — Contribuinte — 574 cópias
State by State: A Panoramic Portrait of America (2008) — Contribuinte — 519 cópias
The Best American Short Stories 2003 (2003) — Contribuinte — 471 cópias
The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2012 (2012) — Contribuinte — 200 cópias
Granta 97: Best of Young American Novelists 2 (2007) — Contribuinte — 196 cópias
McSweeney's Issue 7 (McSweeney's Quarterly Concern) (2001) — Contribuinte — 177 cópias
The Best of McSweeney's {complete} (1800) — Contribuinte — 145 cópias
The O. Henry Prize Stories 2006 (2006) — Contribuinte — 128 cópias
Tiny Nightmares: Very Short Stories of Horror (2020) — Contribuinte — 123 cópias
Best American Fantasy (2007) — Contribuinte — 106 cópias
New Stories from the South 2008: The Year's Best (2008) — Contribuinte — 50 cópias
Monkey Business: New Writing from Japan, Volume 07 (2017) — Contribuinte — 8 cópias

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The Brief History of the Dead (SPOILER ALERT) em Someone explain it to me... (Janeiro 2008)

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Beautiful book about memory and how it connects people, even after death. Brockmeier does an amazing job weaving together two initially very different stories--one set in the "first stage" of the afterlife, and one in the arctic. The end result is haunting and very moving. (Fantastic end and last line, too.) Bravo.
 
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prairiemage | outras 176 resenhas | May 29, 2024 |
I can't explain why, but I love Kevin Brockmeier's writing. It's sad and beautiful and oddly soothing.

The story is strange - about a world where pain glows with light - and his characters are all troubled and riddled with pain. Their stories are loosely intertwined in a way that reminded me that the world is smaller than we think.

I wish I knew what happened to all these people after the book ended.
 
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hmonkeyreads | outras 32 resenhas | Jan 25, 2024 |
Enjoyed this one quite a lot and I'm looking forward to reading more Brockmeier.

I thought the concept was fantastic and I found it to be a page turner even though I can't say a whole lot actually happens in book.

Wasn't thrilled with the ending because it got so muddled but I think that was intentional.
 
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