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Best American Essays 2012

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ISBN-10: 0547840098

ISBN-13: 9780547840093

Edition: 2012

Authors: Robert Atwan, David Brooks

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New York Timescolumnist and best-selling author David Brooks takes readers on an intellectual journey in this classic collection of the year’s most thought-provoking essays.
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Book details

List price: $21.99
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 10/2/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.79" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Robert Atwan is the series editor of The Best American Essays. He recently edited Divine Inspiration, a volume of world poetry on the Gospels.

The Foul Reign of "Self-Reliance": from The New York Times Magazine
The Crazy State of Psychiatry: from The New York Review of Books
You Owe Me: from Michigan Quarterly Review
Edward Hopper and the Geometry of Despair: from Boulevard
A Beauty: from AGNI
The Good Short Life: from The New York Times Sunday Review
Vanishing Act: from Lapham's Quarterly
Insatiable: from Granta
Who Are You and What Are You Doing Here?: from The Oxford American
Duh, Bor-ing: from Commentary
Farther Away: from The New Yorker
Creation Myth: from The New Yorker
Dr. Don: from The New Yorker
Objects of Affection: from Ploughshares
Getting Schooled: from Harper's Magazine
Lawless. My Father/My Husband: from Prism
The Accidental Universe: from Harper's Magazine
The Bitch Is Back: from The Atlantic
How Doctors Die: from Zocalo Public Square
Other Women: from Granta
Humanism: from The Hedgehog Review
Killing My Body to Save My Mind: from Elle
Outlaw: from The New York Times Magazine
Paper Tigers: from New York Magazine
Contributors' Notes
Notable Essays of 2011