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The Quarterly Conversation in Best of the Web 2008

An essay first published in The Quarterly Conversation will appear in Best of the Web 2008 from Dzanc Books.

The essay is The One that Got Away by Garth Risk Hallberg. It takes on James Wood’s negative opinion of Don DeLillo’s mammoth novel Underworld and explains why, in fact, Underworld is a model of innovative fiction.

Best of the Web 2008 is the first in a yearly series from Dzanc Books. According to Dzanc, it will “offer in an eclectic collection in the manner of other broad-ranging anthologies such as The Pushcart Prize anthology, The O. Henry Prize Stories, and Best American Short Stories.”

Best of the Web 2008 will be available in mid-July. Look for it, and look for our essay in there!

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