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Title The best American nonrequired reading 2016 / edited by Rachel Kushner and the students of 826 National ; managing editor, Daniel Gumbiner.

Publication Info. Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2016.
Location Call No. Status
 Nichols Adult Nonfiction  810.8 BES 2016    DUE 09-28-21
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Description xv, 415 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 21 cm.
Series Best American series.
Note "A Mariner original."
Summary Literature from mainstream and alternative American periodicals, including fiction, nonfiction, screenplays, television writing, and alternative comics.
Contents The Grozny tourist bureau / Anthony Marra -- An oral history of Abdelrahman Al-Ahmar / Mateo Hoke and Cate Malek -- Jelly and Jack / Dana Spiotta -- The Teflon toxin / Sharon Lerner -- How I became a prison gardener / Michele Scott -- The gentlest village / Jesse Ball -- An interview with President Obama / Marilynne Robinson -- Buena Vista Park, 2 A.M. / sam sax -- The miracle years of Little Fork / Rebecca Makkai -- Death-qualified / Gary Indiana -- The trip treatment / Michael Pollan -- Strong city / Da'Shay Portis -- Sudba I / Anna Kovatcheva -- Homer Dill's undead / Inara Verzemnieks -- Reluctant citizens / Kyle Boelte -- Shadehill / Mark Hitz -- Dream house / Ariana Reines -- Killing and dying / Adrian Tomine -- On this side / Yuko Sakata -- The lonely death of George Bell / N. R. Kleinfield -- The death of the sky / David Wagoner -- Bandit / Molly Brodak -- Borb / Jason Little -- Last poem for Oe / Laurel Hunt -- Things I know to be true / Kendra Fortmeyer -- Five poems / Dan Hoy -- Algorithmic problem solving for father-daughter relationships / Xuan Juliana Wang -- Brown vs. Ferguson / Endnotes -- Contributors' notes -- The Best American Nonrequired Reading Committee -- Notable nonrequired reading of 2015 -- About 826 National -- About ScholarMatch.
Subject American prose literature -- 21st century.
American wit and humor -- 21st century.
Short stories, American.
Genre Short stories, American.
Short stories.
Added Author Kushner, Rachel, editor.
Marra, Anthony. Grozny tourist bureau.
Hoke, Mateo. Oral history of Abdelrahman Al-Ahmar.
Spiotta, Dana, 1966- Jelly and Jack.
Lerner, Sharon, 1967- Teflon toxin.
Scott, Michele. How I became a prison gardener.
Ball, Jesse, 1978- Gentlest village.
Robinson, Marilynne. Interview with President Obama.
Sax, Sam, 1942- Buena Vista Park, 2 A.M.
Makkai, Rebecca. Miracle years of Little Fork.
Indiana, Gary. Death-qualified.
826 National (Organization), editor.
Added Title Nonrequired reading 2016
ISBN 9780544812116 (pbk.)
0544812115 (pbk.)
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