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In Airplane Reading, Christopher Schaberg and Mark Yakich bring together a range of essays about air travel. Discerning and full of wonder, this prismatic collection features perspectives from a variety of writers, airline workers, and everyday travelers. At turns irreverent, philosophical, and earnest, each essay is a veritable journey in and of itself. And together, they illuminate the at once strange and ordinary world of flight. Contributors: Lisa Kay Adam • Sarah Allison • Jane Armstrong • Thomas Beller • Ian Bogost • Alicia Catt • Laura Cayouette • Kim Chinquee • Lucy Corin • Douglas R. Dechow • Nicoletta-Laura Dobrescu • Tony D’Souza • Jeani Elbaum • Pia Z. Ehrhardt • Roxane Gay • Thomas Gibbs • Aaron Gilbreath • Anne Gisleson • Anya Groner • Julian Hanna • Rebecca Renee Hess • Susan Hodara • Pam Houston • Harold Jaffe • Chelsey Johnson • Nina Katchadourian • Alethea Kehas • Greg Keeler • Alison Kinney • Anna Leahy • Allyson Goldin Loomis • Jason Harrington • Kevin Haworth • Randy Malamud • Dustin Michael • Ander Monson • Timothy Morton • Peter Olson • Christiana Z. Peppard • Amanda Pleva • Arthur Plotnik • Neal Pollack • Connie Porter • Stephen Rea • Hugo Reinert • Jack Saux • Roger Sedarat • Nicole Sheets • Stewart Sinclair • Hal Sirowitz • Jess Stoner • Anca L. Szilágyi • Priscila Uppal • Matthew Vollmer • Joanna Walsh • Tarn Wilson
|Publisher:||Hunt, John Publishing|
|Product dimensions:||5.54(w) x 8.63(h) x 0.53(d)|
About the Author
Christopher Schaberg is associate professor of English at Loyola University New Orleans.
Mark Yakich, a frequent yet fearful flier, received his Ph.D. in creative writing from Florida State University and is a poet and professor of English at Loyola University New Orleans, and Editor of the New Orleans Review.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
This is a fantastic collection of 50+ short essays, all of them quick reads that let you dip in and out of the book. Personal favorites were the stories from Dustin Michael, Jane Armstrong, Connie Porter, Lucy Corin, Jason Harrington, Alison Kinney, and Peter Olson. Spoiler (not really): On page 26, the answer is "doe."