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The best American nonrequired reading 2012 / edited by Dave Eggers ; introduction by Ray Bradbury.

Eggers, Dave. (Added Author). Bradbury, Ray, 1920-2012 (Added Author).
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Haywood County Main Library 818.08 Eggers (Text) 33115007223750 Adult Non-Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780547595962 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 0547595964 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: xv, 412 pages ; 21 cm.
  • Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2012.

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General Note: "A Mariner original."
Two graphic novels: Kamikaze and A brief history of the art form known as "Hortisculpture."
Formatted Contents Note: Best American sonnet with vengeance from Zone 3 / Sherman Alexie -- Best American very short memoir from the New Yorker / Junot Díaz -- Best American manifesto from The Occupied Wall Street Jounal -- Best American minutes from the General Assembly of Occupy Wall Street from www.nycga.net -- Best American observatons at a modern protest movement from McSweeney's / Saïd Sayrafiezadeh -- Best American reflection on historic protest movements from The Occupied Wall Street Journal / Adam Hochschild -- Best American reflection on a modern protest movement from The New York Times / Robert Hass -- Best American letters in the mail from The Rumpus / Stephen Elliott, ... [et al.] -- Best American palindrome from The Believer / Barry Duncan -- Best American tweets responding to the death of Osama bin Laden from www.twitter.com -- Best American lonely guy from Jeff, One Lonely Guy / David Shields... [et al.] -- A fable for the living from Electric Literature / Kevin Brockmeier -- Tin man from This American Life / Judy Budnitz -- The years of my birth from The New Yorker / Louise Erdrich -- An oral history of Olivia Hamilton from Inside This Place, Not of It: Narratives from Women's Prisons / Olivia Hamilton... [et al.] -- Redeployment from Granta / Phil Klay -- Kamikaze from A Public Space / Nora Krug -- The palace of the people from Narrative Magazine / Anthony Marra -- The children from Granta / Julie Otsuka -- The street of the house of the sun from The Pinch / Michael Poore -- Beautiful monsters from Tin House / Eric Puchner -- Bellwether from Water-stone Review / Mark Robert Rapacz -- The love act from Raritan / Chaz Reetz-Laiolo -- South Beach from Annalemma / Ryan Rivas -- The amazing adventures of Phoenix Jones from GQ / Jon Ronson -- Tenth of December from The New Yorker / George Saunders -- Transcription of a eulogy / Mona Simpson -- Peyton's place from GQ / John Jeremiah Sullivan -- A brief history of the art form known as "Hortisculpture" from Optic Nerve / Adrian Tomine -- Outlaw from The New York Times Magazine / Jose Antonio Vargas -- Don't eat cat from Byliner / Jess Walter -- Paper tigers from New York / Wesley Yang.
Summary, etc.: Presents literature from mainstream and alternative American periodicals, including fiction, nonfiction, screenplays, television writing, and alternative comics.
Subject: American prose literature > 21st century.
American essays > 21st century.
Short stories, American.
Graphic novels.

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