Our annual anthology of finalists and winners of the National Magazine Awards 2014 includes Jonathan FranzenAs eloquent rumination in National Geographic on the damage we continue to inflict on the environment and its long-lasting consequences; William T. VollmanAs blackly comic reflections in HarperAs 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 LevyAs account of extreme travel and great escape to a remote landAwhile pregnantAin the New Yorker. Other essays include Wright ThompsonAs bittersweet profile of Michael JordanAs fifty-something second act (ESPN); Jean M. TwengeAs revealing look at fertility myths and baby politics (The Atlantic); David KampAs poignant portrait of a small town recovering from one of the nationAs worst mass shootings (Vanity Fair); Janet ReitmanAs controversial study of the Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (Rolling Stone); Ted ConoverAs eye-opening account of working undercover in a commercial slaughterhouse (HarperAs); and Wells TowerAs 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 (RunnerAs 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 anotablea 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|