Franklin

Read harder / edited by Ed Park and Heidi Julavits.

Publication:
San Francisco, CA : Believer Books, a division of McSweeney's, [2014]
Format/Description:
Book
294 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
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Subjects:
Essays -- 21st century.
American essays -- 21st century.
Books and reading.
Reading interests.
American essays.
Essays.
Summary:
"This volume collects the finest essays from the second half of the Believer's decade-long (and counting) run"--Amazon.com.
Contents:
Introduction / by Ed Park
The disappearance of Ford Beckman / by Michael Paul Mason
The end of the story / by Zach Baron
Travels with my ex / by Susan Straight
Sweatpants in paradise / by Molly Young
A glimpse of unplumbed depths / by Annie Julia Wyman
The death of a civil servant / by Lev Grossman
Absent things as if they are present / by Jeannie Vanasco
Virginia mountain scream queen / by Rebecca Taylor
Dark family / by Sara Gran and Megan Abbott
Watching Shrek in Tehran / by Brian T. Edwards
If he hollers let him go / by Rachel Kaadzi Ghansah
Mithradates of Fond du Lac / by Kent Russell
But never a lovely so real / by Colin Asher
How to scrutinize a beaver / by Rachel Poliquin
The unresilient / by Francisco Goldman
How to explore like a real Victorian adventurer / by Monte Reel
The immortal horizon / by Leslie Jamison
The fickle needle of fate / by Paul Collins
My patron / by Nick Hornby.
Notes:
"These pieces appeared between 2009 and 2013 in the Believer magazine."--Title page verso.
"Five more years of great writing from The Believer"--Cover.
Includes bibliographical references.
Contributor:
Park, Ed, 1970- editor.
Julavits, Heidi, editor.
ISBN:
9781940450186
1940450187
OCLC:
890675262
Publisher Number:
99968487238