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By Elizabeth Cooperman

Life Is Short—Art Is Shorter is not only the 1st anthology to collect either mini-essays and short-short tales; readers, writers, and academics gets gets an anthology; a course’s worthy of writing workouts; a rally for compression, concision, and pace in an more and more electronic, post-religious age; and a meditation at the brevity of human existence.

1. we're mortal beings.
2. there isn't any god.
3. we are living in a electronic culture.
4. paintings is expounded to the physique and to the culture.
5. paintings should still replicate those things.
6. Brevity rules.

The book’s forty participants contain Donald Barthelme, Kate Chopin, Lydia Davis, Annie Dillard, Jonathan Safran Foer, Barry Hannah, Amy Hempel, Jamaica Kincaid, Wayne Koestenbaum, Anne Lamott, Daphne Merkin, Rick Moody, Dinty W. Moore, George Orwell, Jayne Anne Phillips, George Saunders, Lauren Slater, James Tate, and Paul Theroux.

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