Christmas Stories
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Penguin Book of Christmas Stories   Softcover
Toronto, 2005
Viking Canada
335 p.

Selection, introduction, author notes
by Alberto Manguel

 
   
 
An immensely enjoyable collection of twenty-two brilliant stories from across the globe, by writers as diverse as John Cheever, Anne Beattie, Siegfried Lenz, Alice Munro, Theodore Odrach and Muriel Spark, all written under the merry canopy of Christmas.
 
 
Introduction  
PAUL AUSTER Auggie Wren's Christmas Story
ANN BEATTIE Horatio's  Trick
JOHN CHEEVER Christmas ls a Sad Season for the Poor
RICHARD FORD Crèche
MAVIS GALLANT The Sunday after Christmas
JANE GARDAM The Zoo at Christmas
PETER GOLDSWORTHY Run Silent, Run Deep
GRAHAM GREENE A Visit to Morin
BESSIE HEAD The Coming of the Christ-Child
JUAN JOSÉ HERNÁNDEZ For Christmas
SIEGFRIED LENZ A Risk for Father Christmas
ALISTAIR MACLEOD Winter Dog
ALICE MUNRO The Turkey-Season
VLADIMIR NABOKOV Christmas
THEODORE ODRACH The Night Before Christmas
GRACE PALEY The Loudest Voice
SERGIO RAMÍREZ Saint Nikolaus
ITOH SEIKOH God Is Nowhere, God Is Now Here
MURIEL SPARK The Leaf-Sweeper
MICHEL TOURNIER Mother Christmas
WILLIAM TREVOR Another Christmas
JEANETTE WINTERSON O'Brien's First Christmas
The Authors  
 
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