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The Best American Essays 2004 (The Best American Series (TM))

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Published by Houghton Mifflin .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsLouis Menand (Editor), Robert Atwan (Series Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages352
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7604901M
ISBN 100618357068
ISBN 109780618357062
OCLC/WorldCa56700625

  The Best American series has been the premier annual showcase for the country's finest short fiction and nonfiction since Each volume's series editor selects notable works from hundreds of periodicals. A special guest editor, a leading writer in the field, then chooses the very best Brand: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. The essay "Living Will" from Incidental Findings was selected by Susan Orlean for Best American Essays The essay "Common Ground" from Incidental Findings was selected by Oliver Sacks for Best American Science Writing and given Honorable Mention by Anne Fadiman for Best American Essays Ofri released her third book, Medicine in.

The best American essays / edited and with an introduction by Louis Menand ; Robert Atwan, series editor. Format Book Published Boston: Houghton Mifflin, Description xviii, p. ; 21 cm. Other contributors Menand, Louis. Atwan, Robert. Uniform series Best American series. Notes Includes biographical notes (p. The Best American Essays book. Read 37 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The essays in this volume are powerful, plainspoken /5.

  THE BEST AMERICAN ESSAYS, Seventh College Edition, presents highly regarded contemporary authors at their best. The essays are thematically arranged and selected from the popular trade series of the same name.3/5(10). The Best American Essays book. Read 37 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The Best American series has been the premier annual 4/5.


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ROBERT ATWAN has been the series editor of The Best American Essays since its inception in He has edited numerous literary anthologies and written essays and reviews for periodicals nationwide.

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In this year's edition Louis Menand writes, "Most of the essays in this volume were picked by ear. I was searching for voices. Some are cool and some are anti-cool. I like both. There are many. HEATHER ALTFELD's poetry collection The Disappearing Theatre won the Poets at Work Prize, selected by Stephen Dunn.

Her poems and essays appear or are forthcoming in Conjunctions, Orion, Aeon, Narrative Magazine, and the Georgia Review, among lives in northern California, where she teaches humanities and honors courses at California State University, Chico. The Best American Essays edited by Louis Menand series edited by Robert Atwan • About the Book • About the Editors "Writing is a window.

It opens onto vanished feelings and vanished worlds. Often it is the only window there is, the only access we will ever have to those things. It is more than a.The Best American Essays is a yearly anthology of magazine articles published in the United States. It was started in and is now part of The Best American Series published by Houghton es are chosen using the same procedure with other titles in the Best American series; the series editor chooses about article candidates, from which the guest editor picks 25 or so for.This unique system has helped make the Best American series the most respected -- and most popular -- of its kind.

Here you will find another "splendid array of unpredictable and delectable essays" (Booklist), chosen by the Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Louis Menand, another collection with "delights on every page" (Dallas Morning News).