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The Best American Essays 2007

The Best American Essays 2007

by David Foster Wallace

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780618709274
Pages: 338
Format: pdf, ePub, mobi, fb2
File size: 9 Mb
Date posting: 2020-10-25
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The twenty-two essays in this powerful collection—perhaps the most diverse in the entire series—come from a wide variety of periodicals, ranging from n + 1 and PMS to the New Republic and The New Yorker, and showcase a remarkable range of forms. Read on for narrative—in first and third person—opinion, memoir, argument, the essay-review, confession, reportage, even a dispatch from Iraq. The philosopher Peter Singer makes a case for philanthropy; the poet Molly Peacock constructs a mosaic tribute to a little-known but remarkable eighteenth-century woman artist; the novelist Marilynne Robinson explores what has happened to holiness in contemporary Christianity; the essayist Richard Rodriguez...