The Best American Essays 2003 (The Best American Series ®) (Paperback)

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

Mariner Books, 9780618341610, 368pp.

Publication Date: October 10, 2003

Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (10/2/2012)
Paperback (10/8/2013)
Hardcover (10/1/2008)

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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.

About the Author

ROBERT ATWAN has been the series editor of The Best American Essays since its inception in 1986. He has edited numerous literary anthologies and written essays and reviews for periodicals nationwide.