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The best American nonrequired reading 2018

Author: Sheila Heti; Clara Sankey; 826 National (Organization),
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2018. ©2018
Series: Best American series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This anthology presents a selection of short works from mainstream and alternative American periodicals published in 2017, including nonfiction, screenplays, television writing, fiction, and alternative comics.
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Humor
Creative
Nonfiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sheila Heti; Clara Sankey; 826 National (Organization),
ISBN: 1328465810 9781328465818
OCLC Number: 1016703054
Notes: "A Mariner original."
Description: xviii, 297 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 21 cm.
Contents: Divine Providence / Quim Monzo --
An excerpt from Notes of a Crocodile / Qiu Miaojin --
This Rain / Catherine Pond --
My Family's Slave / Alex Tizon --
Eight Bites / Carmen Maria Machado --
The Deaths of Henry King / Jesse Ball and Brain Evenson --
A Refuge for Jae-In Doe: Fugues in the key of English major / Seo-Young Chu --
In conversation with Vi Khi Nao / Stacey Tran --
Come and Eat the World's largest shrimp cocktail in Mexico's Massacre Capital / Diego Enrique Osorno --
The Uninhabitable Earth / David Wallace-Wells --
An excerpt from Hunger / Roxane Gay --
An excerpt from Blacks and the Master/Slave Relation / Frank B Wilderson III --
A Tribute to Alvin Buenaventura / Andrew Leland, Chris Ware, Daniel Clowes and Anders Nilsen --
Six selected comics / Chris(Simpsons artist) --
Artist's Statement / Kara Walker --
Wave at the People Walking Upside Down / Tongo Eisen-Martin --
Meanwhile, on Another Planet / Gunnhild Oyehaug --
The David Party / David Leavitt --
The Reenactors / Katherine Augusta Mayfield --
Your Black Friend / Ben Passmore --
Collective Nouns for Humans in the Wild / Kathy Fish --
Cat Person / Kristen Roupenian --
An Excerpt from The Antipodes / Annie Baker --
A Fair Accusation of Sexual Harassment or a Witch Hunt? / Lucy Huber --
Lizard-Baby / Benjamin Schaefer --
Chasing Waterfalls / László Krasznahorkai --
Love, Death & Trousers: Eight Found Stories / Laura Francis and Alexander Masters --
On Future and Working Through What Hurts / Hanif Abdurraqib --
The Universe Would Be So Cruel / Souvankham Thammavongsa --
A Love Story / Samantha Hunt.
Series Title: Best American series.
Other Titles: Nonrequired reading 2018
Responsibility: edited by Sheila Heti and the students of 826 National ; managing editor, Clara Sankey.

Abstract:

This anthology presents a selection of short works from mainstream and alternative American periodicals published in 2017, including nonfiction, screenplays, television writing, fiction, and alternative comics.

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