Sunday, December 1, 2019

Robert Atwan

ROBERT ATWAN, the series editor of The Best American Essays since its inception in 1986, has published on a wide variety of subjects, from American advertising and early photography to ancient divination and Shakespeare. His criticism, essays, humor, poetry, and fiction have appeared in numerous periodicals nationwide.
- From The Best American Essays 2019, Back Cover.

Rebecca Solnit

REBECCA SOLNIT, guest editor, is the author of more than twenty books, including A Field Guide to Getting Lost, Men Explain Things to Me, and A Paradise Built in Hell; a product from kindergarten to graduate school of the California public education system; a board member of Oil Change International; and this year a recipient of the Windham-Campbell Prize.

- From The Best American Essays 2019, Back Cover.

Sunday, August 18, 2019

Hilton Als

HILTON ALS, guest editor, became a staff writer at The New Yorker in 1994 and a theater critic in 2002. Previously, Als was a staff writer for the Village Voice and an editor at large at Vibe. His first book, The Women, was published in 1996. His most recent book, White Girls, a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award and the winner of the Lambda Literary Award in 2014, discusses various narratives of race and gender. He won the Pulitzer Prize in criticism in 2017.

- From The Best American Essays 2018, Back Cover.

Monday, June 3, 2019

John Barth

JOHN BARTH is the author of The Floating Opera; The End of the Road; The Sot-Weed Factor; Giles Goat-Boy; Letters; Sabbatical: A Romance; Lost in the Fun House, a series of short fictions; The Friday Book: Essays and Other Nonfiction; and Chimera, a volume of novellas that won the National Book Award for fiction in 1973. He was elected in 1974 to both the National Book Award for fiction in 1973. He was elected in 1974 to both the National Institute of Arts and Letters and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and is currently the Alumni Centennial Professor of English and Creative Writings at Johns Hopkins University. His latest book is The Tidewater Tales: A Novel.
- From The Best American Essays 1987, p. 315.

For More Information on JOHN BARTH:
JOHN BARTH on Wikipedia:
JOHN BARTH on Amazon:
JOHN BARTH on Library of Congress: