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Donald Barthelme

Donald Barthelme’s short stories have been widely anthologised and notably, appeared regularly in The New Yorker. His short story collections include, Come Back, Dr. Caligari (1964), Unspeakable Practices, Unnatural Acts (1968), City Life (1970), Sadness (1972) which won the National Book Award in 1972, and have subsequently been brought together in two collections Forty Stories (1987) and Sixty Stories (1981). He was the author of four novels, Snow White (1967), The Dead Father (1975), Paradise (1986) and The King (1990). He died in 1989.