The Best American Magazine Writing 2014

The Best American Magazine Writing 2014

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Our annual anthology of finalists and winners of the National Magazine Awards 2014 includes Jonathan FranzenA•s eloquent rumination in National Geographic on the damage we continue to inflict on the environment and its long-lasting consequences; William T. VollmanA•s blackly comic reflections in HarperA•s magazine on being the target of an extensive FBI investigation into whether he could be the Unabomber, an anthrax mailer, or a jihadi terrorist; and Ariel LevyA•s account of extreme travel and great escape to a remote landA‘while pregnantA‘in the New Yorker. Other essays include Wright ThompsonA•s bittersweet profile of Michael JordanA•s fifty-something second act (ESPN); Jean M. TwengeA•s revealing look at fertility myths and baby politics (The Atlantic); David KampA•s poignant portrait of a small town recovering from one of the nationA•s worst mass shootings (Vanity Fair); Janet ReitmanA•s controversial study of the Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (Rolling Stone); Ted ConoverA•s eye-opening account of working undercover in a commercial slaughterhouse (HarperA•s); and Wells TowerA•s wild tale of bonding with his father at a notorious art and music festival (GQ). The collection also features a short story by the critically acclaimed author Zadie Smith (The New Yorker). Other contributors: Steven Brill (Time) Emily DePrang (Texas Observer) Kyle Dickman (Outside) Steve Friedman (RunnerA•s World) J. Hoberman (Tablet Magazine) Stephen Rodrick (New York Times Magazine) Witold Rybczynski (Architect) Matthew Shaer (The Atavist)Josha#39;s memoir, The Underdog, details his journey through a series of increasingly unusual competitions. ... Best American Sports Writing multiple times and The Best American Travel Writing and cited as a€œnotablea€ in The Best American Essays.

Title:The Best American Magazine Writing 2014
Author:The American Society of Magazine Editors
Publisher:Columbia University Press - 2014-11-25


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