The Best American Essays 2015 by Ariel LevyThe Best American Essays 2015 by Ariel Levy

The Best American Essays 2015

EditorAriel Levy, Robert Atwan

Paperback | October 20, 2015

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New Yorker magazine staff writer and award-winning essayist Ariel Levy brings her wide-ranging taste and unforgettable voice to The Best American Essays 2015 . Selecting from hundreds of magazines, journals, and websites, Levy will "discover this year's finest essays, diverse in subject matter, each one surprising and elegant" ( Shelf Awareness for Readers ).
ARIEL LEVY is a staff writer at The New Yorker and the author of the feminist classic Female Chauvinist Pigs. Her piece "Thanksgiving in Mongolia" won the National Magazine Award for Essays and Criticism. ROBERT ATWAN has been the series editor of The Best American Essays since its inception in 1986.
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Title:The Best American Essays 2015Format:PaperbackDimensions:272 pages, 8.25 × 5.5 × 0.71 inPublished:October 20, 2015Publisher:Houghton Mifflin HarcourtLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0544569628

ISBN - 13:9780544569621

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