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The Best American Series®
First, Best, and Best-Selling
The Best American series is the premier annual showcase for the countrys finest short fiction and nonfiction. Each volumes series editor selects notable works from hundreds of magazines, journals, and websites . A special guest editor, a leading writer in the field, then chooses the best twenty or so pieces to publish. This unique system has made the Best American series the most respected—and most popular—of its kind.
The Best American Travel Writing 2011 includes
André Aciman, Christopher Buckley, Maureen Dowd,
Verlyn Klinkenborg, Ariel Levy, Téa Obreht, Annie Proulx,
Gary Shteyngart, William T. Vollmann,
Emily Witt, and others
A collection of the best travel writing pieces published in American periodicals during 2009.
A collection of the year’s best travel writing.
“Will gratify both armchair travelers and the most seasoned and fearless thrill-seekers . . . Refreshingly original stories, alternately humorous, nostalgic, exhilarating and horrifying . . . A thrilling, surprising collection—one of the best in the series.” — Kirkus Reviews
A far-ranging collection of the best travel writing published in 2014, selected by guest editor Andrew McCarthy, a New York Times best-selling author. The Best American Travel Writing consistently includes a wide variety of pieces, illuminating the wonder, humor, fear, and exhilaration that greets us all when we embark on a journey. Readers know that there is simply no better place to find great travel writing.
Edited by The New Yorkers Bill Buford, the pieces collected here prove that a restless, intrepid spirit isnt unwelcome to American readers” (New York Times Book Review).
About the Author
JASON WILSON is the drinks columnist at the Washington Post, the series editor of The Smart Set, and the author of Boozehound: On The Trail of the Rare, the Obscure, and the Overrated. He teaches at Drexel University.
PAUL THEROUX is the author of many highly acclaimed books. His novels include The Lower River and The Mosquito Coast, and his renowned travel books include Ghost Train to the Eastern Star and Dark Star Safari. He lives in Hawaii and Cape Cod.
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