The best American nonrequired reading, 2003



Publisher: Houghton Mifflin in Boston

Written in English
Published: Pages: 330 Downloads: 12
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Subjects:

  • American literature,
  • Short stories

Edition Notes

Statementedited by Dave Eggers ; introduction by Zadie Smith.
SeriesBest American series
ContributionsEggers, Dave.
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiv, 330 p. :
Number of Pages330
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18388118M
ISBN 100618246959, 0618246967
OCLC/WorldCa53231557

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The best American nonrequired reading, by Eggers, Dave. Publication date Topics American literature, Short stories, American literature, Short stories PublisherPages: The Best American Nonrequired Reading is a yearly anthology of fiction and nonfiction selected by high school students in California and Michigan.

The volume is edited by Dave Eggers. The collection for includes lists like "The Best American Fake Headlines" from The Onion, and "The Best New Words and Phrases"/5.

Oct 06,  · Together, and under the guidance of guest editor Adam Johnson, these high schoolers selected the contents of The Best American Nonrequired Reading The writing in this book is very essential, if not required, like visiting the Louvre if you’re in Paris.

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The continued publication of The Best American Nonrequired Reading, though, attempts to reintroduce the written word into the fold. From graphic novels, to constitutions, to outright lists, the collection places a renewed interest on entertaining and interesting pieces of writing without any expectations of /5.

The Best American Nonrequired Reading series is edited by Dave Eggers, though this is his last one. The items are selected by literary-minded high school students, and boy have they done a terrific job here, as this collection was a joy from beginning to end, a mix of fiction and nonfiction, with an assortment of odds and ends/5.

The Best American Nonrequired Reading series has long been a collection which can be expected to deliver some off-the-beaten path writing.

This particularly volume,was the inaugural volume, and as such, it was different from later additions/5. the thing i love the most about the nonrequired reading is that you're introduced to all these authors that maybe you've never read before, but they're totally awesome.

it's how i found one of my absolute favorite authors ever: david sedaris. thank you, best american nonrequired reading.

i love you!/5. Every year, the pieces included in the Best American Nonrequired Reading are selected by a team of high school students. While the selections are almost always pretty good - and this year's is the strongest entry in this series that I've read - the Nonrequired Reading is almost always dominated by pieces in technicolor, with strong, unsubtle themes.4/5.From Dave Eggers: For this year’s edition of The Best American Nonrequired Reading, we wanted to expand the scope of the book to include shorter pieces, and fragments of stories, and transcripts, screenplays, television scripts -- lots of things that we hadn’t included before.

Our publisher readily agreed, and so you’ll see that this year’s edition is far more eclectic in form than /5(61).If I’ve liked reading a book, however, I’ll sometimes subsequently read its introduction out of curiosity.

Therefore, I don’t consciously refer to anything in this book, directly or indirectly, do not seek in the slightest way to prepare you for the selections made by others for The Best American Nonrequired Reading /5(7).