Ed Park, Heidi Julavits
Believer Books, 2009 - Literary Collections - 389 pages
This volume collects the finest essays and articles from the four-time National Magazine Award–nominated Believer magazine. The book combines all the erudition and wit readers have come to expect from its pages: Jonathan Lethem on Nathanael West, William T. Vollmann on W. G. Sebald, Ben Ehrenreich on Brian Evenson, Paul La Farge on Dungeons & Dragons, and much, much more. It’s an essential anthology, collecting the best in creative nonfiction, the best in literary journalism, and the best writing in English from the beginning of the twenty-first century, from one of the smartest, weirdest, and funniest magazines in the country.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - JBD1 - LibraryThing
Like any collection of essays, Read Hard: Five Years of Great Writing from The Believer has some pieces that the reader is likely to enjoy more than others, depending on your own personal interests ... Read full review
Review: Read Hard: Five Years of Great Writing from the Believer (Read Hard)User Review - Erin Tuzuner - Goodreads
It only took a year and two states to finally read this book, obtained from a library of a city I used to live in. Some truly gorgeous writing. Aquariums, memoir, Sinatra and much, much, more. Read full review