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Title The best American essays 2015 / edited and with an introduction by Ariel Levy ; Robert Atwan, series editor.

Publication Info. Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2015.


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 DeKalb PL Adult Non-Fiction - DKLY-12  814 BES    AVAILABLE
 Johnsburg PL Adult Non-Fiction - JOLY-11  814 BES    AVAILABLE
 North Suburban PLD Loves Park Adult Non-Fiction - NSLY-11  814.6 BES    AVAILABLE
 Peotone PL Adult Non Fiction - PEBB-2  814 BES    AVAILABLE
 Rochelle SD 212 - Rochelle Twp HS Stacks - RSLY-12  814 BES    AVAILABLE
 Woodstock PL Adult Non-Fiction - WOLY-11  814.6 BES 2015    AVAILABLE
Description xviii, 241 pages ; 21 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series The best American series
Best American series.
Note "A Mariner original."
Summary Compiles the best literary essays of the year 2014 which were originally published in American periodicals.
Contents Islands / Hilton Als -- This old man / Roger Angell -- Charade / Kendra Atleework -- A message to the twenty-first century / Isaiah Berlin -- Strange days / Sven Birkerts -- Vision / Tiffany Briere -- My daughter and God / Justin Cronin -- Difference maker / Meghan Daum -- Thing with feathers that perches in the soul / Anthony Doerr -- The crooked ladder / Malcolm Gladwell -- 65 / Mark Jacobson -- Scenes from a life in Negroland / Margo Jefferson -- Smuggler / Philip Kennicott -- A man and his cat / Tim Kreider -- The loudproof room / Kate Lebo -- My grandma the poisoner / John Reed -- Reflections on indexing my lynching book / Ashraf H. A. Rushdy -- Stepping out / David Sedaris -- Find your beach / Zadie Smith -- Arrival gates / Rebecca Solnit -- My uniform / Cheryl Strayed -- It will look like a sunset / Kelly Sundberg.
Subject American essays -- 21st century.
Genre/Form Essays.
Added Author Levy, Ariel, 1974- editor, writer of introduction.
Atwan, Robert, editor.
Als, Hilton, author.
Angell, Roger, author.
Atleework, Kendra, 1989- author.
Berlin, Isaiah, 1909-1997, author.
Birkerts, Sven, author.
Briere, Tiffany, 1980- author.
Cronin, Justin, author.
Daum, Meghan, 1970- author.
Doerr, Anthony, 1973- author.
Gladwell, Malcolm, 1963- author.
Jacobson, Mark, author.
Jefferson, Margo, 1947- author.
Kennicott, Philip, author.
Kreider, Tim, author.
Lebo, Kate, author.
Reed, John, author.
Rushdy, Ashraf H. A., 1961- author.
Sedaris, David, author.
Smith, Zadie, author.
Solnit, Rebecca, author.
Strayed, Cheryl, 1968- author.
Sundberg, Kelly, 1977- author.
ISBN 9780544569621 (paperback)
0544569628 (paperback)

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