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Publisher Comments:

An eclectic volume introduced by Guillermo del Toro and compiled by Dave Eggers and students of his San Francisco writing center, who dont leave a stone unturned in their search for nonrequired gems.

Synopsis:

A bouillabaisse of nonrequired reading that should be required.--"Publishers Weekly." This brilliant collection highlights a bold mix of fiction, nonfiction, screenplays, television writing, and more alternative comics than ever.

Synopsis:

"This great volume highlights the very best of this years fiction, nonfiction, alternative comics, screenplays, blogs, and more” (OK!). Compiled by Dave Eggers and students of his San Francisco writing center, it is thoroughly “entertaining and thought-provoking reading” (Library Journal).

The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2008 includes MARJORIE CELONA • DAVID GESSNER • ANDREW SEAN GREER • RAFFI KHATCHADOURIAN • STEPHEN KING • EMILY RABOTEAU • GEORGE SAUNDERS • PATRICK TOBIN • LAURA VAN DEN BERG • MALERIE WILLENS • and others

About the Author

DAVE EGGERS is the editor of McSweeneys and a cofounder of 826 National, a network of nonprofit writing and tutoring centers for youth, located in seven cities across the United States. He is the author of four books, including What Is the What and How We Are Hungry.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780618902835
Author:
Eggers, Dave
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin
Introduction by:
Blume, Judy
Introduction:
Blume, Judy
Editor:
Bassist, Elissa
Author:
Blume, Judy
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
Essays
Subject:
American prose literature
Subject:
21st century
Subject:
American prose literature - 21st century
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Best American R
Series Volume:
2008
Publication Date:
20081031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
400
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.5 in

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Product details 400 pages Houghton Mifflin Company - English 9780618902835 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , A bouillabaisse of nonrequired reading that should be required.--"Publishers Weekly." This brilliant collection highlights a bold mix of fiction, nonfiction, screenplays, television writing, and more alternative comics than ever.
"Synopsis" by ,
"This great volume highlights the very best of this years fiction, nonfiction, alternative comics, screenplays, blogs, and more” (OK!). Compiled by Dave Eggers and students of his San Francisco writing center, it is thoroughly “entertaining and thought-provoking reading” (Library Journal).

The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2008 includes MARJORIE CELONA • DAVID GESSNER • ANDREW SEAN GREER • RAFFI KHATCHADOURIAN • STEPHEN KING • EMILY RABOTEAU • GEORGE SAUNDERS • PATRICK TOBIN • LAURA VAN DEN BERG • MALERIE WILLENS • and others

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