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The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2014 (Best American)

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Publisher Comments:

“Lively, eclectic and surprising.” — Minneapolis Star Tribune

Daniel Handler, aka Lemony Snicket, author of the enormously popular young adult series A Series of Unfortunate Events, takes over as editor for this volume. He will work with the students of 826 Valencia and 826 Michigan writing labs to compile new fiction, nonfiction, poetry, comics, and other category-defying gems, ensuring that “if you need to fall in love with reading again — or just want a reminder that high school students deserve a lot more than their reading lists give them — then this is the book for you” (Bust).  

Synopsis:

Daniel Handler and Lemony Snicket compile the year's best new fiction, nonfiction, poetry, comics, and category-defying gems aimed at readers 15 and up.

Synopsis:

A selection of the best writing, including fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and comics, published in American periodicals during during 2012 aimed at readers fifteen and up.

Synopsis:

A collection of the year's best essays culled from periodicals.

Synopsis:

Adam Johnson, author of the Pulitzer Prize–winning The Orphan Master’s Son, works with group of high school students out of 826 San Francisco to select the year’s best new fiction, nonfiction, poetry, comics, and category-defying gems aimed at readers 15 and up.

Synopsis:

“Full of delights . . . A joy to read.” — The Stranger

Guest editor Adam Johnson, author of the Pulitzer Prize–winning The Orphan Master’s Son, works with a group of high school students out of 826 San Francisco to select The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2015. The BANR Committee gathers weekly in the basement of a small publishing house in San Francisco to read literary magazines, chapbooks, graphic novels, blogs, transcripts, and anything else that strikes their fancy. They are assisted by a group of 826 students that meet in the basement of a robot shop in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Synopsis:

Selected and introduced by Cheryl Strayed, the New York Times best-selling author of Wild and the writer of the celebrated column “Dear Sugar,” this collection is a treasure trove of fine writing and thought-provoking essays.

About the Author

DANIEL HANDLER is the author of the novels Why We Broke Up, Adverbs, The Basic Eight, and Watch Your Mouth, and as Lemony Snicket, bestselling childrens and young adult novels.

Lemony Snickett is the author of several unpleasant stories, including those in the bestselling A Series of Unfortunate Events and The Lump of Coal.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780544129665
Author:
Handler, Daniel
Publisher:
Mariner Books
Author:
Eggers, Dave
Author:
826 National
Author:
Atwan, Robert
Author:
Snicket, Lemony
Author:
Strayed, Cheryl
Author:
Johnson, Adam
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
Essays
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Best American
Publication Date:
20141031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
416
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.5 in 1 lb

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Product details 416 pages Mariner Books - English 9780544129665 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by ,
Daniel Handler and Lemony Snicket compile the year's best new fiction, nonfiction, poetry, comics, and category-defying gems aimed at readers 15 and up.
"Synopsis" by , A selection of the best writing, including fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and comics, published in American periodicals during during 2012 aimed at readers fifteen and up.
"Synopsis" by , A collection of the year's best essays culled from periodicals.
"Synopsis" by ,
Adam Johnson, author of the Pulitzer Prize–winning The Orphan Master’s Son, works with group of high school students out of 826 San Francisco to select the year’s best new fiction, nonfiction, poetry, comics, and category-defying gems aimed at readers 15 and up.

"Synopsis" by ,
“Full of delights . . . A joy to read.” — The Stranger

Guest editor Adam Johnson, author of the Pulitzer Prize–winning The Orphan Master’s Son, works with a group of high school students out of 826 San Francisco to select The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2015. The BANR Committee gathers weekly in the basement of a small publishing house in San Francisco to read literary magazines, chapbooks, graphic novels, blogs, transcripts, and anything else that strikes their fancy. They are assisted by a group of 826 students that meet in the basement of a robot shop in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

"Synopsis" by , Selected and introduced by Cheryl Strayed, the New York Times best-selling author of Wild and the writer of the celebrated column “Dear Sugar,” this collection is a treasure trove of fine writing and thought-provoking essays.
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