If this anthology were a magazine, everybody would want to subscribe.(Publishers Weekly)
Another exemplary collection of the finest magazine writing in the United States.... A brilliant compilation.(Kirkus)
Diverse, brainy, and provocative.(The Sacramento Bee The Sacramento Bee)
As always, this collection offers readers the opportunity to catch up on the best magazine writing they may have missed.(Booklist)
Balanced, comprehensive, thought-provoking, involving, and well-crafted.(Library Journal)
This volume stands with the best... the compulsive readability of a good novel, but the immediacy and moral power of good journalism.(Irish Times)
Consistent excellence distinguishes this annual series... Significance and relevance delivered by way of superlative prose and keen journalistic investigation.(Kirkus Reviews)
A rich showcase.(The Sydney Morning Herald)
One exceptional read after another... this collection redeems the honor of print and its conscientious attention to accountability, depth and excellence.(Carl Sessions Stepp American Jorunalism Review)
Absolutely crammed with jaw-dropping features that will make you laugh, piss you off and push you to tears. A fantastic compilation.(The Sun-Herald)
About the Author
The American Society of Magazine Editors (ASME) is a nonprofit professional organization for editors of print and online magazines edited, published, and distributed in the United States. Established in 1963, ASME currently has around 900 members nationwide and, in association with the Columbia School of Journalism, sponsors the National Magazine Awards.
Jacob Weisberg is editor in chief of the Slate Group. He has written for the New Republic, Newsweek, New York magazine, and Vanity Fair, and is the author of several books, including, most recently, The Bush Tragedy.