Books by ZZ Packer

NEW STORIES FROM THE SOUTH by ZZ Packer
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 12, 2008

"A few clunkers, a few gems and many readable, very human slices of life."
According to the introduction by PEN/Faulkner finalist Packer (Drinking Coffee Elsewhere, 2003), these 20 stories from American magazines represent "southerners" rather than "Southerners," the dividing line between realism and (mythic) stereotype. Read full book review >
DRINKING COFFEE ELSEWHERE by ZZ Packer
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 10, 2003

"Highly personal yet socio-politically acute: a debut collection that cuts to the bone of human experience and packs a lasting wallop."
Race is less subject than context in these eight finely crafted tales, all consistently challenging readers' basic assumptions. Read full book review >