About this title: In a series praised every year for its eclectic character, this year's collection is one of the most eclectic ever. Featuring an astonishing range of essay topics and types, here are vibrant pieces by America's finest prose writers like John McPhee, Jamaica Kincaid, and Stanley Elkin. Guest edited by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Soul of a New Machine.
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