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
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  • 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 of the Century
Score: 4
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The Best American Essays of the Century


  • Author :
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  • Release Date : 2000
  • Genre: American essays
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  • ISBN 10 : 0329852353


The Best American Essays of the Century Book Description :

Presents a collection of essays originally published in various periodicals throughout the twentieth century, written by a number of noted writers including Mark Twain, T.S. Eliot, Ernest Hemingway, Katherine Anne Porter, John Updike, and many others....

The Best American Essays 2015
Score: 3.5
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The Best American Essays 2015


  • Author : Ariel Levy
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release Date : 2015-10-06
  • Genre: Literary Collections
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  • 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 2007
Score: 3
From 20 Ratings

The Best American Essays 2007


  • Author : David Foster Wallace
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release Date : 2007
  • Genre: Literary Collections
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  • ISBN 10 : 0618709266


The Best American Essays 2007 Book Description :

Edited by the author of Consider the Lobster and Infinite Jest, a new collection of the finest nonfiction essays published over the past year incorporates the work of distinguished masters of the essay genre, including Jo Ann Beard, Mark Danner, Malcolm Gladwell, Louis Menand, and Molly Peacock, among others. Simultaneous....

The Best American Essays  1995

The Best American Essays 1995


  • Author : Jamaica Kincaid
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release Date : 1995
  • Genre: Literary Collections
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  • 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 2019
Score: 4
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The Best American Essays 2019


  • Author : Rebecca Solnit
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release Date : 2019-10-01
  • Genre: Literary Collections
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  • 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 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 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 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 Book of Twentieth century Essays

The Book of Twentieth century Essays


  • Author : Ian Hamilton
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2000
  • Genre: Literary Collections
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  • ISBN 10 : 0880642513


The Book of Twentieth century Essays Book Description :

A collection of great twentieth century essays celebrates the form, with contributions from Norman Mailer, Tom Wolfe, Gore Vidal, James Thurber, Phillip Roth, and many others....