"This lively latest volume of "The Best American Nonrequired Reading" boasts the best in fiction, nonfiction, alternative comics, screenplays, blogs, and "anything else that defies categorization" --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
DAVE EGGERS is the editor of McSweeney’s and a cofounder of 826 National, a network of nonprofit writing and tutoring centers for youth, located in seven cities across the United States. He is the author of four books, including What Is the What and How We Are Hungry.See all Editorial Reviews
I got this just for Greg Ames' Bathing Ed Asner Trilogy, which then deteriorated to "Best American Names of HOrses Expect to have Undistinguished Careers" and "Best... Read morePublished on August 15, 2013 by Dr. Dave
Short stories by Dave Eggers and Company, same as last year and the year before, great stuff. Its better than the stuff youll find in readers digest or the new yorker.Published on December 18, 2012 by Clint Gannon
I got this book for the Conan Speech in it and found many more worthy works in it. The book is in great condition.Published on October 20, 2011 by Reem A
Tastes great! Less filling!
Ok. This is the first BANR I've actually read (2007 version), but I'm so glad I bought it. Read more
Dave Eggers very openly describes the process by which he leads the team of Bay Area young adults in choosing the pieces included in the "Best American Nonrequired Reading" series,... Read morePublished on January 18, 2009 by cs211
This is a collection of off-beat and overlooked pieces--short stories, essays and various articles--from a wide range of 2007 publications. Read morePublished on April 8, 2008 by J. Bosiljevac
Good, good stuff thus far...we'll see about the "Best" when I finish. The scintillating wit of Mr. Stevens' intro is enough to convince me that it will live up to its title. Read morePublished on February 13, 2008 by Mabel Gray
What a fun, engrossing, bizarre and eclectic read this is - it starts off with a funny introduction by Sufjan Stevens followed by poetry about Ed Asner, "Best American" selections... Read morePublished on November 9, 2007 by Andrij W. Zip