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In 2015, Some Of The Best Writing Was Short09:31

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In looking back on her favorite reads from 2015, NPR books and publishing correspondent Lynn Neary realized that many of them were short story collections.

She talks with Here & Now's Robin Young about what makes a good short story, and which collections highlighted a genre that seems to be picking up steam in the age of digital readers and short attention spans.

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This segment aired on December 28, 2015.

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