The Brooklyn Rail Fiction Anthology 2


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Fiction | ISBN 978-1-934029-78-7 | 192 pp.  | Softcover | © 2013  


Edited by Donald Breckenridge

with editorial assistance from Jen Zoble, Stefanie Sobelle, and Claudia Acevedo-Quiñones.

Introduction by Albert Mobilio.


Featuring Eugene Ionesco, Emmanuel Bove, Valeria Parella, Lewis Warsh, Saadat Hasan Manto, Akutagawa Ryonosuke, Christine Schutt, Diane Williams, Julio Cortazar, Fernando Pessoa, Georges-Olivier Châteaureynaud, Marquis de Sade, Dawn Raffel, Douglas Glover, Mario Benedetti, Charles Bukowski, Laird Hunt, Shelley Jackson | Fatima Yousef, Victor Hugo Viscarra, Tom Motley, Anatoly Gabrilov, Gilbert Sorrentino, Robert Walser, Luc Lang, Richard Kostelanetz, and Johannah Rodgers.




This second helping of the Rail‘s fiction section is that rare collection that is joyfully archival: a work which genuinely spans the globe. It is a dusty-fingered, crypt-cracking dossier of stories that conjure laughter, fear, and awe.

—Nick Curley, VOL 1. Brooklyn