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The Best American Nonrequired Reading, 2007

(Book - 2007)
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Presents selections of mainstream and alternative American literature, including both fiction and nonfiction, that discuss a broad spectrum of subjects.
Title: The best American nonrequired reading, 2007
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2007
Characteristics: xvii, 353 p. :,ill. ;,21 cm
Statement of Responsibility: edited by Dave Eggers ; introduction by Sufjan Stevens
Contents: Middle American gothic / Jonathan Ames
A happy death / Alison Bechdel
Ghost children / D. Winston Brown
Rock the junta / Scott Carrier
American / Joshua Clark
What is your dangerous idea / Edge Foundation
Selling the general / Jennifer Egan
Where I slept / Stephen Elliot
Lotería / Kevin A. Gonzáles
How to tell stories to children / Miranda July
Adina, Astrid, Chipewee, Jasmine / Matthew Klam
All aboard the bloated boat : arguments in favor of Barry Bonds / Lee Klein
Love and honor and pity and pride and compassion and sacrifice / Nam Le
Darfur diaries / Jen Marlow, Aisha Bain, and Adam Shapiro
The big suck : notes from the jarhead underground / David J. Morris
Stuyvesant High School commencement speech / Conan O'Brian
Humpies / Mattox Roesch
So long, anyway / Patrick Somerville
Literature unnatured / Joy Williams
Introduction / Sufjan Stevens
Q & A / Dave Eggers
Best American names for horses expected to have undistinguished careers / Mike Richardson-Bryan
Best American beginnings of ten stories about ponies
Best American first sentences of novels published in 2006
Best American new words of 2006
Best American new brand names
Best American six-word memoirs
Best American personals from around the world
Best American article titles from the best American trade magazines
Best American creationist explanations for the world's natural wonders
Best American new animal plagues / Steve Newman
Best American failed television pilots
Best American names of television programs taken to their logical conclusion / Joe O'Neill
Best American police blotter items
Summary: Presents selections of mainstream and alternative American literature, including both fiction and nonfiction, that discuss a broad spectrum of subjects.
Additional Contributors: Stevens, Sufjan
Eggers, Dave
Alternate Title: Nonrequired reading 2007
ISBN: 0618902813
9780618902811
9780618902767
0618902767
Branch Call Number: 818.608 B561 2007
Subject Headings: American wit and humor 21st century Short stories, American American prose literature 21st century American literature
Topical Term: American wit and humor
Short stories, American
American prose literature
American literature
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