The Best American Essays 2013


  • Author: Robert Atwan & Cheryl Strayed
  • Release Date : 2013-10-08
  • Genre: Essays
  • File Size: 1481215 Bytes


Selected and introduced by Cheryl Strayed, the New York Times best-selling author of Wild and the writer of the celebrated column “Dear Sugar,” this collection is a treasure trove of fine writing and thought-provoking essays....

Score: 2.5
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The Best American Travel Writing 2013


  • Author: Jason Wilson & Elizabeth Gilbert
  • Release Date : 2013-10-08
  • Genre: Essays & Memoirs
  • File Size: 2178918 Bytes


Number-one New York Times best-selling author of Eat, Pray, Love and Committed: A Love Story, Elizabeth Gilbert transports readers to far-flung locales with this collection of the year’s lushest and most inspiring travel writing....

The Best American Essays 2013
Score: 4
From 1 Ratings

The Best American Essays 2013


  • Author : Robert Atwan
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release Date : 2013-10-08
  • Genre: Literary Collections
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780544105744


The Best American Essays 2013 Book Description :

Selected and introduced by Cheryl Strayed, the New York Times best-selling author of Wild and the writer of the celebrated column “Dear Sugar,” this collection is a treasure trove of fine writing and thought-provoking essays....

The Best American Essays 2013
Score: 4
From 1 Ratings

The Best American Essays 2013


  • Author : Cheryl Strayed
  • Publisher : Mariner Books
  • Release Date : 2013
  • Genre: Literary Collections
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0544103882


The Best American Essays 2013 Book Description :

Compiles the best literary essays of the year 2012 originally published in American periodicals, including works by Alice Munro, David Searcy, Angela Morales, and Walter Kirn....

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The Best American Essays 1995


  • Author : Jamaica Kincaid
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release Date : 1995
  • Genre: Literary Collections
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0395691834


The Best American Essays 1995 Book Description :

Compiles the best literary essays of the year originally published in American periodicals...

The Best American Essays 2018

The Best American Essays 2018


  • Author : Hilton Als
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release Date : 2018-10-02
  • Genre: Literary Collections
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780544817432


The Best American Essays 2018 Book Description :

The Pulitzer–Prize winning and Guggenheim-honored Hilton Als curates the best essays from hundreds of magazines, journals, and websites, bringing “the fierce style of street reading and the formal tradition of critical inquiry, reads culture, race, and gender” (New York Times) to the task. “The essay, like love, like life, is indefinable, but you know an essay when you see it, and you know a great one when you feel it, because it is concentrated life,” writes Hilton Als in his introduction. Expertly guided by Als’s instinct and intellect, The Best American Essays 2018 showcases great essays as well as irresistibly eclectic ones. Go undercover in North Korea, delve into the question of race in the novels of William Faulkner, hang out in th...

The Best American Essays 2015
Score: 3.5
From 25 Ratings

The Best American Essays 2015


  • Author : Ariel Levy
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release Date : 2015-10-06
  • Genre: Literary Collections
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780544569621


The Best American Essays 2015 Book Description :

"New Yorker "magazine staff writer and award-winning essayist Ariel Levy picks the year s best essays, selected from hundreds of magazines, journals, and websites. "...

The Best American Essays 2012
Score: 4
From 1 Ratings

The Best American Essays 2012


  • Author : Robert Atwan
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release Date : 2012-10-02
  • Genre: Literary Collections
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780547840543


The Best American Essays 2012 Book Description :

The Best American Series® First, Best, and Best-Selling The Best American series is the premier annual showcase for the country’s finest short fiction and nonfiction. Each volume’s series editor selects notable works from hundreds of magazines, journals, and websites. A special guest editor, a leading writer in the field, then chooses the best twenty or so pieces to publish. This unique system has made the Best American series the most respected — and most popular — of its kind. The Best American Essays 2012 includes Marcia Angell, Miah Arnold, Mark Doty, Joseph Epstein, Jonathan Franzen, Malcolm Gladwell, Francine Prose, Lauren Slater, Sandra Tsing Loh, Jose Antonio Vargas, and others...

The Best American Essays 2008

The Best American Essays 2008


  • Author : Adam Gopnik
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release Date : 2008
  • Genre: Literary Collections
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0618983228


The Best American Essays 2008 Book Description :

Compiles the best literary essays of the year originally published in American periodicals...

The Girls in My Town
Score: 4
From 1 Ratings

The Girls in My Town


  • Author : Angela Morales
  • Publisher : UNM Press
  • Release Date : 2016-04-01
  • Genre: Literary Collections
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780826356635


The Girls in My Town Book Description :

The autobiographical essays in The Girls in My Town create an unforgettable portrait of a family in Los Angeles. Reaching back to her grandmother’s childhood and navigating through her own girlhood and on to the present, Angela Morales contemplates moments of loss and longing, truth and beauty, motherhood and daughterhood. She writes about her parents’ appliance store and how she escaped from it, the bowling alley that provided refuge, and the strange and beautiful things she sees while riding her bike in the early mornings. She remembers fighting for equal rights for girls as a sixth grader, calling the cops when her parents fought, and listening with her mother to Helen Reddy’s “I Am Woman,” the soundtrack of her parents’ divorce. Poign...

The Best American Essays 2019
Score: 4
From 1 Ratings

The Best American Essays 2019


  • Author : Rebecca Solnit
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release Date : 2019-10-01
  • Genre: Literary Collections
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781328467119


The Best American Essays 2019 Book Description :

A collection of the year’s best essays selected by Robert Atwan and guest editor Rebecca Solnit. Award-winning writer, cultural critic, and activist, Rebecca Solnit, an “unparalleled high priestess of nuance and intelligent contemplation” (Maria Popova), selects the best essays of the year from hundreds of magazines, journals, and websites....

The Best American Travel Writing 2018

The Best American Travel Writing 2018


  • Author : Cheryl Strayed
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release Date : 2018-10-02
  • Genre: Travel
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781328501653


The Best American Travel Writing 2018 Book Description :

Everyone travels for different reasons, but whatever those reasons are, one thing is certain: they come back with stories. Each year, the best of those stories are collected in The Best American Travel Writing, curated by one of the top writers in the field, and each year they “open a window onto the strange, seedy, and beautiful world, offering readers glimpses into places that many will never see or experience except through the eyes and words of these writers” (Kirkus). This far-ranging collection of top notch travel writing is, quite simply, the genre’s gold standard....