Ed. American Society of Magazine Editors; Carter, Graydon
Columbia University Press 2006
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.
%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