The best American essays 2021


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Amherst Jones Library - Lower Level814.54 BestAvailable
Northampton Forbes Library - StacksY.9B466 2021Checked out
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Southbridge Jacob Edwards Library - Adult814.008 BesAvailable
Worcester Main Library - Nonfiction814.608 BEST 2021Available
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Boston : Mariner Books, [2021].
Physical Desc
xxvii, 221 pages ; 21 cm.
9780358381754, 0358381754


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Includes contributors' notes and other notable essays and literary nonfiction of 2020.
Includes bibliographical references.
"A collection of the year's best essays, selected by award-winning journalist and New Yorker staff writer Kathryn Schulz. 'The world is abundant even in bad times,' guest editor Kathryn Schulz writes in her introduction. 'It is lush with interestingness, and always, somewhere, offering up consolation or beauty or humor or happiness, or at least the hope of future happiness.' The essays Schulz selected are a powerful time capsule of 2020, showcasing that even if our lives as we knew them stopped, the beauty to be found in them flourished. From an intimate account of nursing a loved one in the early days of the pandemic, to a masterful portrait of grieving the loss of a husband as the country grieved the loss of George Floyd, this collection brilliantly captures the grief, hardship, and hope of a singular year"--,Back cover.

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