Books by Lee K. Abbott

Many of Lee K. Abbott's stories have been featured in The Best American Short Stories and have won O. Henry Awards. He lives in rural New Mexico and Columbus, Ohio.


WET PLACES AT NOON by Lee K. Abbott
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 10, 1997

"Too rich, perhaps, for some tastes, but fiction with a vigor, intelligence, and rueful wit sorely lacking from the work of many of Abbott's contemporaries."
More salty, exuberant tales of modern men struggling to make sense of their lives, fighting the temptation to make self- destructive gestures ``of the spectacular and dreadful kind,'' by a writer with one of the most distinctive voices in contemporary fiction. Read full book review >
DREAMS OF DISTANT LIVES by Lee K. Abbott
Released: April 20, 1989

Abbott's fourth story collection (Strangers in Paradise, 1986, etc.)—which, like the others, is at times elaborately gimmicky and too slick for its own good; at other times full of appropriate comic zest and zappy linguistic turns. Read full book review >