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You Made Me Love you by John Edgar Wideman

Comprised of thirty-five stories drawn from past collections (American HistoriesBriefsGod’s GymAll Stories Are TrueFever, and Damballah), and an introductory essay by the National Book Critics Circle board member and scholar Walton Muyumba, this volume of Wideman’s selected stories celebrates the lifelong significance of this major American writer’s essential contribution to a form—illuminating the ways that he has made it his own. “If there were any doubts Wideman belongs to the American canon, this puts them to bed” (Publishers Weekly, starred review).