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  • Best American Poetry 2018 (The Best American Poetry series)

    The 2018 edition of the Best American Poetry—“a ‘best’ anthology that really lives up to its title” (Chicago Tribune)—collects the most significant poems of the year, chosen by Poet Laureate of California Dana Gioia.The guest editor for 2018, Dana Gioia, has an unconventional poetic background. Gioia has published five volumes of poetry, served as the Chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts, and currently sits as the Poet Laureate of California, but he is also a graduate of Stanford Business School and was once a Vice President at General Foods. He has studied opera and is a published librettist, in addition to his prolifi...
    Best Contemporary American Writers

    • ASIN: 1501127802
    • Brand: Scribner

  • The Best American Poetry 2019

    The 2019 edition of The Best American Poetry—“one of the mainstays of the poetry publication world” (Academy of American Poets)—now guest edited by Major Jackson, award-winning poet and poetry editor of the Harvard Review.Since 1988, The Best American Poetry has been the leading anthology of contemporary American poetry. The Washington Post said of the 2017 edition, “The poems...have a wonderful cohesion and flow, as if each contributes to a larger narrative about life today…While readers may question some of the selections—an annual sport with this series—most will find much that resonates, including the insightful author not...
    Best Contemporary American Writers

    • ASIN: 1982106573
    • Brand: Scribner

  • Great Short Stories by African-American Writers (Dover Thrift Editions)

    Offering diverse perspectives on the black experience, this anthology of short fiction spotlights works by influential African-American authors. Nearly 30 outstanding stories include tales by W. E. B. Du Bois, Zora Neale Hurston, Claude McKay, and Jamaica Kincaid. From the turn of the twentieth century come Alice Ruth Moore's "A Carnival Jangle," Charles W. Chesnutt's "Uncle Wellington’s Wives," and Paul Laurence Dunbar's "The Scapegoat." Other stories include "Becky" by Jean Toomer; "Afternoon" by Ralph Ellison; Langston Hughes's "Feet Live Their Own Life"; and "Jesus Christ in Texas" by W. E. B. Du Bois. Samples of more recent fiction in...
    Best Contemporary American Writers

    • ASIN: 048647139X
    • Brand: Blaisdell, Bob (EDT)
    • UPC: 800759471393

  • The Best American Essays 2013 (The Best American Series ®)

    Selected and introduced by Cheryl Strayed, the New York Times best-selling author of Wild and the writer of the celebrated column “Dear Sugar,” this collection is a treasure trove of fine writing and thought-provoking essays.
    Best Contemporary American Writers

    • ASIN: 0544103882
    • Brand: Mariner Books

  • The Vintage Book of Contemporary American Short Stories

    Variously funny, frightening, poignant, and exhilarating, these collected stories displays the best American writers at the peak of their powers and the national narrative at its most eloquent, truthful, and inventive.The thirty-three stories in this volume prove that American short fiction maybe be our most distinctive national art form. As selected and introduced by Tobias Wolff, they also make up an alternate map of the United States that represents not just geography but narrative traditions, cultural heritage, and divergent approaches. Contributors and stories include: Mary Gaitskill, "A Romantic Weekend";  Andre Dubus, "The Fat Girl"; ...
    Best Contemporary American Writers

    • ASIN: 0679745130
    • Brand: Vintage

  • An American Marriage (Oprah's Book Club): A Novel

    A NEW YORK TIMES AND WASHINGTON POST NOTABLE BOOK A 2018 BEST OF THE YEAR SELECTION OF NPR  * TIME  * BUSTLE  * O, THE OPRAH MAGAZINE  * THE DALLAS MORNING NEWS  * AMAZON.COM OPRAH’S BOOK CLUB 2018 SELECTIONWINNER OF THE WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTIONWINNER OF THE 2019 ASPEN WORDS LITERARY PRIZE  WINNER OF THE 2019 NAACP IMAGE AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING LITERARY WORK—FICTIONLONGLISTED FOR THE 2018 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FOR FICTION“A moving portrayal of the effects of a wrongful conviction on a young African-American couple.” —Barack Obama “Haunting . . . Beautifully written.” —The New York Times Book Review   “Brilliant and hea...
    Best Contemporary American Writers

    • ASIN: 1616208686
    • Brand: Algonquin Books

  • Contemporary Jewish American Writers and the Multicultural Dilemma: Return of the Exiled (Judaic Traditions in Literature, Music, and Art)

    Exploring the ambivalent relationship between multiculturalists and contemporary Jewish American literature, this text advocates a more inclusive and intellectually valid form than is currently practiced. It includes an historical overview of Jewish American fiction.
    Best Contemporary American Writers

    • ASIN: 0815628463
    • Color: Blue
    • Brand: Brand: Syracuse Univ Pr (Sd)

  • The Best American Short Stories of the Century (The Best American Series ®)

    Since the series' inception in 1915, the annual volumes of The Best American Short Stories have launched literary careers, showcased the most compelling stories of each year, and confirmed for all time the significance of the short story in our national literature. Now THE BEST AMERICAN SHORT STORIES OF THE CENTURY brings together the best of the best - fifty-five extraordinary stories that represent a century's worth of unsurpassed accomplishments in this quintessentially American literary genre. Here are the stories that have endured the test of time: masterworks by such writers as Ernest Hemingway, William Faulkner, Willa Cather, F. Scott ...
    Best Contemporary American Writers

    • ASIN: 0395843677
    • Color: Other
    • Brand: Mariner Books
    • UPC: 046442843676

  • Contemporary Latin American Literature : Original Selections from the Literary Giants for Intermediate and Advanced Students

    Contemporary Latin American Literature reflects the wealth of great writers of Latin America over the last hundred years, including Jorge Luis Borges, Mario Vargas Llosa, and Noble Prize winners Gabriela Mistral, Pablo Neruda, Octavio Paz, and Gabriel Garcia Márquez. The selections--almost 100 works in their original form--include English definitions for difficult Spanish words.
    Best Contemporary American Writers

    • ASIN: 0658015060

  • The Best Short Stories by Black Writers, 1899-1967: The Classic Anthology

    Collects short stories by African American writers such as James Baldwin, Zora Neale Hurston, Gwendolyn Brooks, Ralph Ellison, and Alice Walker
    Best Contemporary American Writers

    • ASIN: 0316380318

  • Barack Obama Books: Barack Obama Adult Coloring Book: One of the Best American Presidents of All Time and Chill Politician, Acclaimed Lawyer and Legendary Writer Inspired Adult Coloring Book (Paperbac

    Barack Hussein Obama II is an American politician who served as the 44th President of the United States from January 20, 2009, to January 20, 2017. A member of the Democratic Party, he was the first African American to assume the presidency and previously served as a United States Senator from Illinois (2005-2008). After winning re-election by defeating Republican opponent Mitt Romney, Obama was sworn in for a second term in 2013. During this term, he promoted inclusiveness for LGBT Americans. His administration filed briefs that urged the Supreme Court to strike down same-sex marriage bans as unconstitutional (United States
    Best Contemporary American Writers
    Barack Hussein Obama II is an American politician who served as the 44th President of the United States from January 20, 2009, to January 20, 2017. A member of the Democratic Party, he was the first African American to assume the presidency and previously served as a United States Senator from Illinois (2005-2008). After winning re-election by defeating Republican opponent Mitt Romney, Obama was sworn in for a second term in 2013. During this term, he promoted inclusiveness for LGBT Americans. His administration filed briefs that urged the Supreme Court to strike down same-sex marriage bans as unconstitutional (United States

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  • American Short Story Masterpieces : A Rich Selection of Recent Fiction from America's Best Modern Writers

    This collection of thirty-six classic short stories from the fifties to the eighties features works by authors such as James Baldwin, Barry Hannah, Bernard Halamud, Flannery O'Connor, Philip Roth, Anne Beattie, and Tobias
    Best Contemporary American Writers
    This highly acclaimed collection of short stories by American writers contains only the best literary art of the past four decades. Editors Raymond Carver and Tom Jenks have selected fiction that “tells a story”–and tells it with a masterful handling of language, situation, and insight. But what is so special about this volume is that it mirrors our age, our concerns, and our lives. Whether it’s the end of a marriage, as in Bobbie Ann Manson’s “Shiloh,” or the struggle with self-esteem and weight in Andre Dubus’s “The Fat Girl,” the 36 works included her probe issues that give

    • UPC: 446464
    • Rating: 5.0

  • The New New Journalism : Conversations with America's Best Nonfiction Writers on Their Craft

    A collection of interviews and dialogues with eighteen leading nonfiction writers sheds new light on the ways in which the authors perfect their craft, as well as how they conduct interviews, gather information, and decide on
    Best Contemporary American Writers
    Forty years after Tom Wolfe, Hunter S. Thompson, and Gay Talese launched the New Journalism movement, Robert S. Boynton sits down with nineteen practitioners of what he calls the New New Journalism to discuss their methods, writings and careers. The New New Journalists are first and foremost brilliant reporters who immerse themselves completely in their subjects. Jon Krakauer accompanies a mountaineering expedition to Everest. Ted Conover works for nearly a year as a prison guard. Susan Orlean follows orchid fanciers to reveal an obsessive subculture few knew existed. Adrian Nicole LeBlanc spends nearly a decade reporting on a family in

    • UPC: 2699693
    • Rating: 4.0

  • Edwin Mullhouse : The Life and Death of an American Writer 1943-1954 by Jeffrey Cartwright

    Edwin Mullhouse, a novelist at 10, is mysteriously dead at 11. As a memorial, Edwin's bestfriend, Jeffrey Cartwright, decides that the life of this great American writer must be told. He follows Edwin's development from his preverbal first noises through his love for comic books to the fulfillment of his literary genius in the remarkable novel,
    Best Contemporary American Writers
    Edwin Mullhouse, a novelist at 10, is mysteriously dead at 11. As a memorial, Edwin's bestfriend, Jeffrey Cartwright, decides that the life of this great American writer must be told. He follows Edwin's development from his preverbal first noises through his love for comic books to the fulfillment of his literary genius in the remarkable novel,

    • UPC: 25669120
    • Rating: 4.4

  • This Is Not Chick Lit : Original Stories by America's Best Women Writers

    A celebration of some of America's finest contemporaary, provocative writers, featuring new short stories by Francince Prose, Curtis Sittenfeld, and Jennifer Egan. This is not Chick Lit is a much needed reminder that, for even stock protagonist with a Hermes Birkin bad and three boyfriends, there lies a woman writer pushing the envelope of literay fiction with imagination, humor and
    Best Contemporary American Writers
    Chick lit: A genre of fiction that often recycles the following plot: Girl in big city desperately searches for Mr. Right in between dieting and shopping for shoes. Girl gets dumped (sometimes repeatedly). Girl finds Prince Charming. This Is Not Chick Lit is a celebration of America’s most dynamic literary voices, as well as a much needed reminder that, for every stock protagonist with a designer handbag and three boyfriends, there is a woman writer pushing the envelope of literary fiction with imagination, humor, and depth. The original short stories in this collection touch on some of the

    • UPC: 4935440
    • Rating: 3.0

  • Top 10 Greatest Novels of All Time

    With these works of literature, authors turned inspiration into a lasting legacy. Join http://www.WatchMojo.com as we count down our picks for the Top 10 Greatest Novels of All Time. Click here to ...
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    Top 10 Most Popular Modern Authors

    Sometimes you read a book that you just can’t put down... And other times you find an author whose books you can’t stop reading! Join http://www.WatchMojo.com as we count down our picks for the Top...
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    Contemporary American Literature Authors and Major Works


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