The Best American Essays

The Best American Essays

By Cheryl Strayed (Editor)

Mariner Books, Paperback, 9780544103887, 316pp.

Publication Date: October 8, 2013

Selected and introduced by Cheryl Strayed, the"New York Times" best-selling author of "Wild" andthe writer of the celebrated column Dear Sugar, this collection is atreasuretroveof fine writing and thought-provoking essays.

About the Author
Cheryl Strayed is the author of #1 New York Times bestseller Wild, the New York Times bestseller Tiny Beautiful Things, and the novel Torch.Wild was chosen by Oprah Winfrey as her first selection for Oprah's Book Club 2.0 and optioned for film by Reese Witherspoon's production company, Pacific Standard.Wild was selected as the winner of the Barnes & Noble Discover Award and also received an Indie Choice Award, an Oregon Book Award, a Pacific Northwest Booksellers Award, and a Midwest Booksellers Choice Award. Strayed's writing has appeared in The Best American Essays, the New York Times Magazine, the Washington Post Magazine, Vogue, Allure, The Missouri Review, The Sun, The Rumpus--where she has written the popular "Dear Sugar" column since 2010--and elsewhere. Her books have been translated into twenty-eight languages around the world. She holds an MFA in fiction writing from Syracuse University and a bachelor s degree from the University of Minnesota. She lives in Portland, Oregon with her husband and their two children.