The Best American Magazine Writing 2006

Ed. American Society of Magazine Editors; Carter, Graydon
Columbia University Press 2006
ISBN 978-0-231-13993-9
447pp
Date finished: 2009-12-10

A good but relentlessly depressing collection of magazine feature articles, selected as the best of 2005 by the American Society of Magazine Editors. Among the fine-but-gloomy writing:

OK, maybe they aren't all depressing. Wendy Brenner's "Love and Death in the Cape Fear Serpentarium" is an enjoyable character sketch, reminiscent of a Gene Weingarten piece. And there are a few pieces that don't work; I still mostly enjoyed this collection.

Tagged: essays

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%T The Best American Magazine Writing 2006
%K essays
%G ISBN 978-0-231-13993-9
%E American Society of Magazine Editors
%E Carter, Graydon
%I Columbia University Press
%C New York
%P 447pp
%D 2006
%@ 2009-12-10

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