Presents literature from mainstream and alternative American periodicals, including fiction, nonfiction, screenplays, television writing, and alternative comics.
Boston : - Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Best American sonnet with vengeance from Zone / Sherman Alexie -- Best American very short memoir from the New Yorker / Junot Diaz -- Best American manifesto from the Occupied Wall Street Jounal -- Best American minutes from the general assembly of Occupy Wall Street from ww.nycga.net -- Best American observations at a modern protest movement from McSweeney's / Saïd Sayrafiezadeh -- Best American reflection on historic protest movements from The New York Times / Robert Hass -- Best American letters in the mail from the Rumpus / Stephen Elliott, ... [et al.] -- Best American palindrome from the Believer / Barry Duncan -- Best American tweets responding to the death of Osama bin Laden from www.twitter.com -- Best American lonely guy from Jeff, one lonely guy / David Shields... [et al.] -- A fable for the living from Electric Literature / Kevin Brockmeier -- Tin man from This American life / Judy Budnitz -- The years of my birth from the New Yorker / Louise Erdrich -- An oral history of Olivia Hamilton from Inside this place, not of it: narratives from women's prisons / Olivia Hamilton... [et al.] -- Redeployment from Granta / Phil Klay -- Kamikaze from a Public place / Nora Krug -- The palace of the people from Narrative magazine / Anthony Marra -- The children from Granta / Julie Otsuka -- The street of the house of the sun from the Pinch / Michael Poore -- Beautiful monsters from Tin House / Eric Puchner -- Bellwether from Water-stone Review / Mark Robert Rapacz -- The love act from Raritan / Chaz Reetz-Laiolo -- South Beach from Annalemma / Ryan Rivas -- The amazing adventures of Phoenix Jones from GQ / Jon Ronson -- Tenth of December from the New Yorker / George Saunders -- Transcription of a eulogy / Mona Simpson -- Peyton's place from GQ / John Jeremiah Sullivan -- A brief history of the art form known as "hortisculpture" from Optic Nerve / Adrian Tomine -- Outlaw from the New York Times magazine / Jose Antonio Vargas -- Don't eat cat from Byliner / Jess Walter -- Paper tigers from New York / Wesley Yang.
"A Mariner original."
Two graphic novels: Kamikaze and A brief history of the art from known as "hortisculpture"
Statement of responsibility:
edited by Dave Eggers ; introduction by Ray Bradbury
xv, 412 p. :,ll. (some col.) ;,21 cm.