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The best American essays 2012

Author: David Brooks; Robert Atwan
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2012.
Series: Best American series.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Compiles the best literary essays of the year 2011 which were originally published in American periodicals.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Brooks; Robert Atwan
ISBN: 9780547840093 0547840098
OCLC Number: 772100921
Notes: "A Mariner original."
Description: xxiv, 310 p. ; 21 cm.
Contents: The foul reign of "self-reliance" / Benjamin Anastas --
The crazy state of psychiatry / Marcia Angell --
You owe me / Miah Arnold --
Edward Hopper and the geometry of despair / Geoffrey Bent --
A beauty / Robert Boyers --
The good short life / Dudley Clendinen --
Vanishing act / Paul Collins --
Insatiable / Mark Doty --
Who are you and what are you doing here? / Mark Edmundson --
Duh, bor-ing / Joseph Epstein --
Farther away / Jonathan Franzen --
Creation myth / Malcolm Gladwell --
Dr. Don / Peter Hessler --
Objects of affection / Ewa Hryniewicz-Yarbrough --
Getting schooled / Garret Keizer --
My father/my husband / David J. Lawless --
The accidental universe / Alan Lightman --
The bitch is back / Sandra Tsing Loh --
How doctors die / Ken Murray --
Other women / Francine Prose --
Humanism / Richard Sennett --
Killing my body to save my mind / Lauren Slater --
Outlaw / Jose Antonio Vargas --
Paper tigers / Wesley Yang.
Series Title: Best American series.
Responsibility: edited and with an introduction by David Brooks ; Robert Atwan, series editor.

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Compiles the best literary essays of the year 2011 which were originally published in American periodicals.

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