The Best American Essays of the Century

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  • Author : Joyce Carol Oates
  • Publisher : Mariner Books
  • Pages : 596 pages
  • ISBN : 9780618155873
  • Rating : 4/5 from 1 reviews
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The Best American Essays 2017

The Best American Essays 2017
  • Author : Leslie Jamison
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release : 03 October 2017
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This anthology edited by the New York Times–bestselling author of The Empathy Exams offers “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

The Best American Essays 2015

The Best American Essays 2015
  • Author : Ariel Levy
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release : 06 October 2015
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“22 contributors explore a wide range of experiences” in this “illuminating, invaluable” anthology edited by the author of Female Chauvinist Pigs (Publishers Weekly). Writing an essay is like catching a wave, posits guest editor Ariel Levy. To catch a wave, you need skill and nerve, not just moving water. The writers featured in this volume are certainly full of nerve, and have crafted a wide range of pieces awash in a diversity of moods, voices, and stances. Leaving an abusive marriage,

The Best American Essays 2013

The Best American Essays 2013
  • Author : Cheryl Strayed,Robert Atwan
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release : 08 October 2013
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Curated by the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Wild, this volume shares intimate perspectives from some of today’s most acclaimed writers. As Cheryl Strayed explains in her introduction, “the invisible, unwritten last line of every essay should be and nothing was ever the same again.” The reader, in other words, should feel the ground shift, if even only a bit. In this edition of the acclaimed anthology series, Strayed has gathered twenty-six essays that each capture an inexorable,

The Best American Essays 2012

The Best American Essays 2012
  • Author : David Brooks,Robert Atwan
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release : 02 October 2012
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Nonfiction from Malcolm Gladwell, Francine Prose, Jonathan Franzen, and more: “There is not a dud in the bunch. [An] exhilarating collection.” —Publishers Weekly (starred review) Whether a personal reflection on a wife’s decline from Alzheimer’s, a critique of the overdiagnosis of mood disorders, a lighthearted look at menopause, a friend’s commentary on David Foster Wallace’s heartbreaking suicide, or a memoir of teaching underprivileged children, this collection highlights the best essays of the year with contributions from:

The Best American Essays 2017

The Best American Essays 2017
  • Author : Leslie Jamison,Robert Atwan
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release : 03 October 2017
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"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

The Best American Essays 2016

The Best American Essays 2016
  • Author : Jonathan Franzen
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release : 04 October 2016
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The National Book Award–winning author compiles a “thought-provoking volume” of essays by Joyce Carol Oates, Oliver Sacks, Jaquira Diaz and others (Publishers Weekly). As Jonathan Franzen writes in his introduction, his main criterion for selecting The Best American Essays 2016 “was whether an author had taken a risk.” The resulting volume showcases authorial risk in a variety of forms, from championing an unpopular opinion to the possibility of ruining a professional career, or irrevocably alienating one’s family. What’s

The Best American Essays 2014

The Best American Essays 2014
  • Author : John Jeremiah Sullivan
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release : 07 October 2014
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The acclaimed author of Pulphead collects “21 of the year’s most urgent and at times painfully truthful pieces of nonfiction published in the U.S.” (Publishers Weekly, starred review). In our age of trigger warnings and jeopardized free expression, The Best American Essays 2014 does not shy away from shocking extremes, ambiguities, or dualities. As guest editor John Jeremiah Sullivan notes, the essay assumes many two-sided forms, and these diverse pieces capture all the conceptions of what an essay can be:

The Best American Essays 2019

The Best American Essays 2019
  • Author : Rebecca Solnit,Robert Atwan
  • Publisher : Mariner Books
  • Release : 01 October 2019
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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 2021

The Best American Essays 2021
  • Author : Robert Atwan,Kathryn Schulz
  • Publisher : Mariner Books
  • Release : 12 October 2021
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A collection of the year's best essays, selected by award-winning journalist and New Yorker staff writer Kathryn Schulz "The world is abundant even in bad times,"guest editor Kathryn Schulz writes in her introduction, "it is lush with interestingness, and always, somewhere, offering up consolation or beauty or humor or happiness, or at least the hope of future happiness."The essays Schulz selected are a powerful time capsule of 2020, showcasing that even if our lives as we knew them stopped,