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The Best American Essays 2008
     

The Best American Essays 2008

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by Adam Gopnik (Editor), Robert Atwan (Editor)
 

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Edited by The New Yorker's much-loved Adam Gopnik, this year's Best American Essays continues the laudable tradition of collecting the finest essays, "judiciously selected from countless publications" (Chicago Tribune), ensuring that the 2008 edition is another "kick-ass anthology" (Booklist).

Contributors include Albert Goldbarth,

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Edited by The New Yorker's much-loved Adam Gopnik, this year's Best American Essays continues the laudable tradition of collecting the finest essays, "judiciously selected from countless publications" (Chicago Tribune), ensuring that the 2008 edition is another "kick-ass anthology" (Booklist).

Contributors include Albert Goldbarth, Anthony Lane, Louis Menand, Ander Monson, and others.

Editorial Reviews

Adam Gopnik earned his wings as an essayist with his "Paris Journal" pieces in The New Yorker, which were later collected in Paris to the Moon. He struts his stuff now as an imaginative editor in this installment of Robert Atwan's wonderfully resilient Best American Essays series. The Best American Essays 2008 contains choices prose pieces by Anthony Lane, Louis Menand, Albert Goldbarth, Ander Monson, and many others.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780618983315
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date:
10/08/2008
Series:
Best American Essays Series
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
5.80(w) x 8.30(h) x 1.10(d)

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Meet 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.

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