The Best American Essays 2018

The Best American Essays 2018


  • Author: Hilton Als & Robert Atwan
  • Release Date : 2018-10-02
  • Genre: Fiction & Literature
  • File Size: 4804484 Bytes


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 Travel Writing 2018

The Best American Travel Writing 2018


  • Author: Cheryl Strayed & Jason Wilson
  • Release Date : 2018-10-02
  • Genre: Essays & Memoirs
  • File Size: 6503078 Bytes


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.  ...

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 2018

The Best American Essays 2018


  • Author : Hilton Als
  • Publisher : Mariner Books
  • Release Date : 2018-10-02
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780544817340


The Best American Essays 2018 Book Description :

The award-winning critic and essayist Hilton Als picks the best essays of the year from hundreds of magazines, journals, and websites....

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 : Mariner Books
  • Release Date : 2018-10-02
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781328497697


The Best American Travel Writing 2018 Book Description :

A collection of the best travel writing published in 2017, selected by Cheryl Strayed....

The Best American Sports Writing 2018

The Best American Sports Writing 2018


  • Author : Glenn Stout
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release Date : 2018-10-02
  • Genre: Sports & Recreation
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781328846297


The Best American Sports Writing 2018 Book Description :

For more than twenty-five years, The Best American Sports Writing has built a solid reputation by showcasing the greatest sports journalism of the previous year, culled from hundreds of national, regional, and specialty print and digital publications. Each year, the series editor and guest editor curate a truly exceptional collection. The only shared traits among all these diverse styles, voices, and stories are the extraordinarily high caliber of writing, and the pure passion they tap into that can only come from sports....

The Best American Essays 2017
Score: 4
From 2 Ratings

The Best American Essays 2017


  • Author : Leslie Jamison
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release Date : 2017-10-03
  • Genre: Literary Collections
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780544817333


The Best American Essays 2017 Book Description :

"Jamison has done an exceptional job curating this volume, selecting essayists who are diverse in ideas and experiences, and essays that are challenging, passionate, sobering, and clever." --Publishers Weekly "The essay is political--and politically useful, by which I mean humanizing and provocative--because of its commitment to nuance, its explorations of contingency, its spirit of unrest, its glee at overturned assumptions; because of the double helix of awe and distrust--faith and doubt--that structures its DNA," writes guest editor Leslie Jamison in her introduction. From the Iraqi desert to an East Jerusalem refugee camp, from the beginnings of the universeto the aftermath of a suicide attempt, the genetic makeup of the eclectic and electric sel...

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 of the Century

The Best American Essays of the Century


  • Author : Joyce Carol Oates
  • Publisher : Perfection Learning
  • Release Date : 2001-10
  • Genre: Literary Collections
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1606869825


The Best American Essays of the Century Book Description :

This singular collection is nothing less than a political, spiritual, and intensely personal record of America's tumultuous modern age as experienced by the nation's foremost critics, commentators, activists, and artists....

The Best American Essays 2011
Score: 2.5
From 46 Ratings

The Best American Essays 2011


  • Author : Edwidge Danticat
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release Date : 2011-10-04
  • Genre: Literary Collections
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780547678436


The Best American Essays 2011 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 2011 includes Hilton Als, Katy Butler, Toi Derricotte, Christopher Hitchens, Pico Iyer, Charlie LeDuff, Chang-Rae Lee, Lia Purpura, Zadie Smith, Reshma Memon Yaqub, and others...

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....