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The Best American Essays 2019 (Best American)


Binding: Paperback
List Price: $15.99
Our Price: $1.87 USD
Qty Avail: 87

ISBN: 9781328465801
Publisher: Mariner Books
Language: English
Page Count: 226
Publication Date: 10/1/2019
Size: 8.22" l x 5.52" w x 0.69"
Series: N/A

Category Subject
Literary Collections Essays
"Essays are restless literature, trying to find out how things fit together, how we can think about two things at once, how the personal and the public can inform each other, how two overtly dissimilar things share a secret kinship," contends Rebecca Solnit in her introduction. From lost languages and extinct species to life-affirming cosmologies and literary myths that offer cold comfort, the personal and the public collide in The Best American Essays 2019. This searching, necessary collection grapples with what has preoccupied us in the past year--sexual politics, race, violence, invasive technologies--and yet, in reading for the book, Solnit also found "how discovery can be a deep pleasure."

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