The Best American Magazine Writing 2017

The Best American Magazine Writing 2017

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ISBN-13: 9780231543651
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 12/19/2017
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 567,696
File size: 728 KB

About the Author

The American Society of Magazine Editors is the principal organization for magazine journalists in the United States. ASME sponsors the National Magazine Awards in association with the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.


Sid Holt is chief executive of the American Society of Magazine Editors and a former editor at Rolling Stone and Adweek magazines.


Nicholas Thompson was named editor in chief of Wired in 2017. Before joining Wired, Thompson served as editor of NewYorker.com from 2012 to 2017. His 2009 book, The Hawk and the Dove: Paul Nitze, George Kennan, and the History of the Cold War, was published to critical acclaim. Thompson is also a contributor for CBS News and a cofounder of The Atavist, a National Magazine Award–winning digital publication.

Table of Contents

Introduction, by Nicholas Thompson, editor in chief, Wired
Acknowledgments, by Sid Holt, chief executive, American Society of Magazine Editors
Delusion Is the Thing with Feathers, by Mac McLelland, Audubon: Finalist—Feature Writing
Worlds Apart, by Nikole Hannah-Jones, New York Times Magazine: Winner—Public Interest
The Revenge of Roger’s Angels, by Gabriel Sherman, New York: Finalist—Reporting
The List, by Sarah Stillman, The New Yorker: Finalist—Public Interest
The Improvisational Oncologist, by Siddhartha Mukherjee, New York Times Magazine: Finalist—Reporting
Trump Days, by George Saunders, The New Yorker: Finalist—Feature Writing
President Trump, Seriously and “Appetite for Destruction” and The Fury and Failure of Donald Trump, by Matt Taibbi, Rolling Stone: Finalist—Columns and Commentary
Democracies End When They Are Too Democratic, by Andrew Sullivan, New York: Finalist—Essays and Criticism
The Obama Doctrine, by Jeffrey Goldberg, The Atlantic: Finalist—Reporting
Yellowstone: Wild Heart of a Continent, by David Quammen, National Geographic: Finalist—Single-Topic Issue
My Four Months as a Private Prison Guard, by Shane Bauer, Mother Jones: Winner—Reporting
Bird in a Cage and The Ideology of Isolation and Giantess, by Rebecca Solnit, Harper’s Magazine: Winner—Columns and Commentary
Ladies in Waiting, by Becca Rothfeld, The Hedgehog Review: Finalist—Essays and Criticism
The Reckoning, by Pamela Colloff, Texas Monthly: Finalist—Columns and Commentary
Listening for the Country, by Zandria F. Robinson, Oxford American: Finalist—Essays and Criticism
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