Book: The Best American Travel Writing 2020


These stories provide not just remarkable entertainment, but also, as MacFarlane says, deep comfort, "carrying hope, creating connections, transporting readers to other-worlds, and imagining alternative presents and alternative futures.

  • Author : Jason Wilson
  • Publisher : Mariner Books
  • Release : 03 November 2020
  • Category: Uncategorized
  • Pages : 336
  • ISBN 13 : 9780358362036

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The Best American Travel Writing 2020 Book Summary :

The year's best travel writing, as chosen by series editor Jason Wilson and guest editor Robert Macfarlane. Writing, reading, and dreaming about travel have surged, writes Robert MacFarlane in his introduction to the Best American Travel Writing 2020. From an existential reckoning in avalanche school, to an act of kindness at the Mexican-American border, to a moral dilemma at a Kenyan orphanage, the journeys showcased in this collection are as spiritual as they are physical. These stories provide not just remarkable entertainment, but also, as MacFarlane says, deep comfort, "carrying hope, creating connections, transporting readers to other-worlds, and imagining alternative presents and alternative futures." The Best American Travel 2020 includes HEIDI JULAVITS - YIYUN LI - PAUL SALOPEK - LACY JOHNSON - EMMANUEL IDUMA - JON MOOALLEM - EMILY RABOTEAU and others

Book: The Best American Travel Writing 2021


A collection of the year's best travel writing selected by Padma Lakshmi

  • Author : Jason Wilson
  • Publisher : Mariner Books
  • Release : 12 October 2021
  • Category: Travel
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN 13 : 9780358361312

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A collection of the year's best travel writing selected by Padma Lakshmi

Book: The Best American Travel Writing 2018


A collection of the best travel writing published in 2017, selected by Cheryl Strayed.

  • Author : Cheryl Strayed
  • Publisher : Mariner Books
  • Release : 02 October 2018
  • Category: Uncategorized
  • Pages : 352
  • ISBN 13 : 9781328497697

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A collection of the best travel writing published in 2017, selected by Cheryl Strayed.

Book: The Best American Travel Writing 2019


The year's best travel writing, as chosen by series editor Jason Wilson and guest editor Alexandra Fuller.

  • Author : Jason Wilson
  • Publisher : Mariner Books
  • Release : 01 October 2019
  • Category: Uncategorized
  • Pages : 400
  • ISBN 13 : 9780358094234

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The year's best travel writing, as chosen by series editor Jason Wilson and guest editor Alexandra Fuller.

Book: The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2020


These gripping narratives masterfully translate the work of today's brightest scientists, offering a clearer view of our world and making us care.

  • Author : Michio Kaku
  • Publisher : Mariner Books
  • Release : 03 November 2020
  • Category: Nature
  • Pages : 384
  • ISBN 13 : 9780358074298

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A collection of the best science and nature writing published in North America in 2019, guest edited by New York Times best-selling author and ground-breaking physicist Dr. Michio Kaku. "Scientists and science writers have a monumental task: making science exciting and relevant to the average person, so that they care," writes renowned American physicist Michio Kaku. "If we fail in this endeavor, then we must face dire consequences." From the startlingly human abilities of AI, to the devastating accounts of California's forest fires, to the impending traffic jam on the moon, the selections in this year's Best American Science and Nature Writing explore the latest mysteries and marvels occurring in our labs and in nature. These gripping narratives masterfully translate the work of today's brightest scientists, offering a clearer view of our world and making us care. THE BEST AMERICAN SCIENCE AND NATURE WRITING 2020 INCLUDES RIVKA GALCHEN - ADAM GOPNIK - FERRIS JABR - JOSHUA SOKOL - MELINDA WENNER MOYER - SIDDHARTHA MUKHERJEE - NATALIE WOLCHOVER and others

Book: The Best American Sports Writing 2020


Represented in this year's collection are giants in the field as well as up-and-coming writers to watch--the only shared traits among the diverse styles and voices are the extraordinarily high caliber of writing and the pure passion they ...

  • Author : Jackie MacMullan
  • Publisher : Mariner Books
  • Release : 03 November 2020
  • Category: Sports
  • Pages : 368
  • ISBN 13 : 9780358196990

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For over twenty-five years, The Best American Sports Writing has been a showcase for the most exceptional sports journalism of the previous year, selected by an acclaimed guest editor. Represented in this year's collection are giants in the field as well as up-and-coming writers to watch--the only shared traits among the diverse styles and voices are the extraordinarily high caliber of writing and the pure passion they tap into.

Book: The Best American Travel Writing 2016


This collection gathers the best travel essays from The New Yorker, Harpers, GQ and more—featuring Paul Theroux, Alice Gregory, Dave Eggers and others. Why do I travel? Why does anyone of us travel?

  • Author : Bill Bryson
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release : 04 October 2016
  • Category: Travel
  • Pages : 322
  • ISBN 13 : 9780544812161

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This collection gathers the best travel essays from The New Yorker, Harpers, GQ and more—featuring Paul Theroux, Alice Gregory, Dave Eggers and others. Why do I travel? Why does anyone of us travel? Bill Bryson poses these questions in his introduction to The Best American Travel Writing 2016, and though he admits, “I wasn’t at all sure I knew the answer,” these questions start us on the path of some fascinating explorations. While the various contributors to this collection travel for different reasons, they all come back with stories. Whether traversing the Arctic by dogsled, attending a surreal film festival in North Korea, or strolling the streets of a fast-changing Havana, some of today’s best travel writers share their experiences of the world and the human condition, offering, if not answers, than illumination and insight. The Best American Travel Writing 2016 includes Michael Chabon, William T. Vollmann, Helen Macdonald, Sara Corbett, Stephanie Pearson, Thomas Chatterton Williams, Pico Iyer, and others.

Book: The Best American Food Writing 2020


The year's top food writing from writers who celebrate the many innovative, comforting, mouthwatering, and culturally rich culinary offerings of our country. "These are stories about culture," writes J. Kenji López-Alt in his introduction.

  • Author : J. Kenji López-Alt
  • Publisher : Mariner Books
  • Release : 03 November 2020
  • Category: Cooking
  • Pages : 272
  • ISBN 13 : 9780358344582

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The year's top food writing from writers who celebrate the many innovative, comforting, mouthwatering, and culturally rich culinary offerings of our country. "These are stories about culture," writes J. Kenji López-Alt in his introduction. "About how food shapes people, neighborhoods, and history." This year's Best American Food Writing captures the food industry at a critical moment in history -- from the confrontation of abusive kitchen culture, to the disappearance of the supermarkets, to the rise and fall of celebrity chefs, to the revolution of baby food. Spanning from New York's premier restaurants to the chile factories of New Mexico, this collection lifts a curtain on how food arrives on our plates, revealing extraordinary stories behind what we eat and how we live. THE BEST AMERICAN FOOD WRITING 2020 INCLUDES BURKHARD BILGER, KAT KINSMAN, LAURA HAYES, TAMAR HASPEL, SHO SPAETH, TIM MURPHY and others

Book: The Best American Magazine Writing 2020


The anthology showcases the work of remarkable stylists, including Jia Tolentino’s cultural commentary (New Yorker) and Ligaya Mishan’s columns on food and culture (T: The New York Times Style Magazine).

  • Author : Sid Holt
  • Publisher : Columbia University Press
  • Release : 05 January 2021
  • Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 492
  • ISBN 13 : 9780231552448

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The Best American Magazine Writing 2020 brings together outstanding writing, from in-depth reporting to incisive criticism. The anthology features excerpts from major projects that challenge American certitudes: the Washington Post Magazine’s “Prison” issue, detailing the scope of mass incarceration, and the New York Times Magazine’s “The 1619 Project,” which recenters the nation’s history around slavery and its legacies. It includes extraordinary globe-spanning journalism, including pieces on the genocide against the Rohingya (New York Times Magazine) and the unintended consequences of a dengue fever vaccine (Fortune). Pamela Colloff details prosecutors’ reliance on an untrustworthy jailhouse informant (New York Times Magazine in partnership with ProPublica), and a ProPublica series investigates the disaster that befell the USS Fitzgerald. The anthology showcases the work of remarkable stylists, including Jia Tolentino’s cultural commentary (New Yorker) and Ligaya Mishan’s columns on food and culture (T: The New York Times Style Magazine). Columns by s.e. smith consider disability (Catapult), and the DeafBlind poet John Lee Clark writes about art he can touch (Poetry). Jordan Kisner visits a Martha Washington–themed debutante ball in Texas near the Mexican border for The Believer, and Jacob Baynham offers a moving portrait of his father-in-law (Georgia Review). Arundhati Roy excoriates the increasing authoritarianism of Modi’s India (The Nation in partnership with Type Media Center). The anthology concludes with Jonathan Escoffery’s short story of homesickness for Jamaica, “Under the Ackee Tree” (Paris Review).

Book: The Best American Travel Writing 2017


A collection of the best travel writing by American authors written in 2016

  • Author : Lauren Collins
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release : 03 October 2017
  • Category: Literary Collections
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN 13 : 9781328745736

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A collection of the best travel writing by American authors written in 2016

Book: The Best American Essays 2020


Compiles the best literary essays of the year 2019 which were originally published in American periodicals.

  • Author : Andr Aciman
  • Publisher : Mariner Books
  • Release : 06 October 2020
  • Category: Literary Collections
  • Pages : 336
  • ISBN 13 : 9780358359913

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Compiles the best literary essays of the year 2019 which were originally published in American periodicals.