https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mavis_Gallant Mavis Gallant CC (* 11. August 1922 in Montreal, Québec; † 18. Februar 2014 in Paris) war eine kanadische, englischsprachige Journalistin und Schriftstellerin.
The Cost of Living: Early and Uncollected Stories
https://books.google.de/books?isbn=1590174216 Mavis Gallant - 2011 - Vorschau
"The Cost of Living," the extraordinary title story, is about a company of strangers, shipwrecked over a chilly winter in a Parisian hotel and bound to one another by animosity as much as by unexpected love.
Mavis Gallant talks about how a short story is born in her mind
Mavis Gallant, one of the best Canadian short story writers, talks about how a short story is born in the mind of the author. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ov_J89Rm3xY ... 1:49 min