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The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2009 (2009)
(Book)

Call Number 810.8/BEST


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LocationCall NumberItem Status
Adult Nonfiction810.8/BESTAvailable
Published: Boston [Mass.] : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2009
Series: Best American series
Description:  xviii, 413 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 21 cm
ISBN/ISSN: 9780547241609, 0547241607,
Language:  English


Presents selections of mainstream and alternative American literature, including both fiction and nonfiction, that discuss a broad spectrum of subjects

Best American titles of books published in 2008 -- Best American titles of poems published in 2008 -- Best American censorship blunder -- Best American festival names -- Best American letter to the editor -- Best American college annual alumni reports from 2008 -- Best American new band names -- Best American hair analysis narrative -- Best American anonymous postcards -- Best American bank heists -- Best American lawsuits -- Best American Craigslist items and offers to barter -- Best American police blotter items for Johnson County, Kansas -- Best American karate tribute -- Best American farmer's calendar column -- Best American kids' letters to Obama -- Best American comic by a French artist -- Captioning for the blind / Relations / Triplet / Diary of a fire lookout / Everything I know about my family on my mother's side / ticking is the bomb / David foster Wallace / Monster / Wild berry blue / product of this town / Your exhausted heart / chameleon / Boomtown, Iraq / Million year boom / temp / briefcase / good word / Mississippi drift / outlaw bride / How to work a locker room / Further notes on my unfortunate condition / Introduction / The A The The The The The Marjane Satrapi -- Rebecca Bengal -- Eula Biss -- Susan Breen -- Philip Connors -- Nathan Englander -- Nick Flynn -- Jonathan Franzen -- Rebekah Frumkin -- Rivka Galchen -- J. Malcolm Garcia -- Anne Gisleson -- David Grann -- Denis Johnson -- Tom Kaczynski -- Amelia Kahaney -- Rebecca Makkai -- Yannick Murphy -- Matthew Power -- K.G. Schneider -- Michelle Seaton -- Nick St. John

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