The Best American Essays

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The Best American Essays

By Robert Atwan (Editor); Anne Fadiman (Editor)

Houghton Mifflin, Paperback, 9780618341610, 339pp.

Publication Date: October 10, 2003

Description

Since 1986, The Best American Essays has gathered the most interesting and provocative writing of the year, establishing a firm place as the leading annual of its kind. The volume is edited each year by an esteemed writer who brings a fresh eye to the selections. Previous editors have included Elizabeth Hardwick, Susan Sontag, Geoffrey C. Ward, Cynthia Ozick, and Stephen Jay Gould. This year’s volume is terrifically diverse, with subjects ranging from driving lessons to animal rights to citizenship in times of emergency.

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