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Best American Magazine Writing 2008

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ISBN-10: 0231147147

ISBN-13: 9780231147149

Edition: 2008

Authors: American Society of Magazine Editors, Jacob Weisberg, The American Society of Magazine Editors

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The Best American Magazine Writing 2008is an essential guide to the year's most entertaining, politically charged, and sophisticated essays and fiction, offering a rare opportunity to experience in a single volume the top work of veteran reporters, critically acclaimed writers, and up-and-coming journalists. Only in this annual anthology will you find the best of the finalists for the 2008 National Magazine Awards, which include a critique of the Bush administration, a takedown of snark culture, personal reflections on child abuse accompanied by a profile of Hollywood's biggest villain, and an expos of America's backbreaking coal mines, along with Alice Munro's ( Harper's Magazine) and…    
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Book details

List price: $16.95
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 11/19/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 568
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 1.320
Language: English

Jacob Weisberg is chief political correspondent for Slate magazine and a contributing writer for The New York Times Magazine. He lives in New York City.

Preface
The Stuff of Books
The Editor's Texts
The Scholar's Dream
The Physician's Lament
The King's Canons
The Cost of a Priceless Book Epilogue: The Boy Who Wrote S& umacr;tras on the Sky
Bnton Rinchendrup's Letter to Editors
The Contents of the Buddhist Canons
The Cost of the Canon at DegT
Notes
References
Index