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The Best American Short Stories 1998

by Garrison Keillor

Edited by beloved storyteller Garrison Keillor, this year's volume promises to be full of humor, surprises, and, as always, accomplished writing by new and familiar voices. The preeminent short fiction series since 1915, "The Best American Short Stories" is the only volume that annually offers the finest works chosen by a distinguished best-selling author.

The Book of Guys: Stories

by Garrison Keillor

Guys are in trouble these days, says Garrison Keillor. Years ago, manhood was an opportunity for achievement and now it's just a problem to be overcome. Guys who once might have painted the Sistine Chapel ceiling are now just trying to be Mr. O.K.

Good Poems

by Garrison Keillor

Dozens of American and English poems, selected and introduced by Keillor.

Good Poems for Hard Times

by Garrison Keillor

Forget what you learned about poetry in school (that it's complex, opaque, a problem to be solved in 1,500 words due tomorrow). Poetry is the last preserve of honest speech and the outspoken heart. It holds the cadence of common life. It has a passion for truth and justice and liberty-the spirit that has kept the American porch light lit through dark ages of history. And the meaning of poetry is to give courage.

Happy to Be Here

by Garrison Keillor

Stories and comic pieces from America's tallest radio comedian

Lake Wobegon Days

by Garrison Keillor

Humor, storytelling, cultural and social commentary from the patron saint of rural Minnesota.

Lake Wobegon Summer 1956

by Garrison Keillor

I have given him plenty of peace. It's a peaceful night, the sprinkler swishing, school is out, and the humiliations of phys ed are over, I am quite content here with my reading material, but this porky little whiner, Miss Misery, comes and ruins a perfectly lovely summer night, simply because someone knows enough about the scientific process of evaporation to let the pots and pans sit and DRY BY THEMSELVES instead of running in to dry them at her beck and call. This is the issue here.

Leaving Home

by Garrison Keillor

A collection of Lake Wobegon stories.

Liberty: A Lake Wobegon Novel

by Garrison Keillor

A national holiday in Lake Wobegon is always gaudy and joyful. But what is going on between Clint Bunsen and Miss Liberty? Clint Bunsen is one of the old reliable in Lake Wobegon, the treasurer of the Lutheran church and the auto mechanic.

Love Me

by Garrison Keillor

Serious novelists finds himself involved in deep comedy.

Pilgrims: A Wobegon Romance

by Garrison Keillor

Wobegon goes abroad in this rousing and moving story of a group trip to Rome. Margie Krebsbach dreams up the idea of a trip to Rome, hoping to get her husband Carl to make love to her--he's been sleeping across the hall and she has no idea why.

Pontoon: A Lake Wobegon Novel

by Garrison Keillor

More tales from Lake Wobegon - good loving people who drive each other slightly crazy

We Are Still Married: Stories and Letters

by Garrison Keillor

"Prairie Home Companion" fans, Garrison Keillor is alive and well, with humor intact. The wry Minnesotan, transplanted to the land of subways and skyscrapers, is still dishing up his peculiar brand of warmth and wit.

WLT: A Radio Romance

by Garrison Keillor

In the spring of 1926, the Soderbjerg brothers, Ray and Roy, plunge into radio and launch station WLT (With Lettuce and Tomato) to rescue their failing restaurant and become the Sandwich Kings of South Minneapolis.

Wobegon Boy

by Garrison Keillor

Garrison Keillor returns to Lake Wobegon in "a masterful portrait of the sort of small-town world that many of us Americans believe we grew up in, or would have liked to. A wonderfully readable tale".--The Washington Post Book World.

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