The Best American Magazine Writing 2004

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Harper Collins, Sep 7, 2004 - Literary Collections - 560 pages
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In the magazine world, no recognition is more highly coveted than an "Ellie," presentedby the American Society of Magazine Editors. Selected from thousands of submissions, the pieces in this anthology represent the very best of those -- outstanding works by some of the most eminent writers in America:

Laura Hillenbrand (Seabiscuit) on living and creating with chronic fatigue syndrome

Dave Eggers (A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius) on love and surfing

Mark Bowden (Black Hawk Down) on modern torture and the "landscape of persuasion"

Seymour M. Hersh (Chain of Command) on the "selective intelligence" used by the White House to justify the war in Iraq

Calvin Trillin (The Tummy Trilogy) on his favorite force of nature, the newsman R. W. Apple, Jr.

Tucker Carlson (CNN's Crossfire), the "whitest man in America," on a peace mission with Rev. Al Sharpton

And many more!

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The Best American Magazine Writing collects the winners and finalists selected by the American Society of Magazine editors. The awards are for the best magazine writing, which includes journalism ... Read full review

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Ugh! Finally done. Read this cover to cover, every story. Some rather interesting ones, and some rather boring ones. Took me far too long, with many long breaks between readings. Read excerpts, not the whole thing. Read full review

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The American Society of Magazine Editors is the professional organization for editors of consumer magazines and business publications that are edited, published and sold in the United States. It sponsors the National Magazine Awards in assosciation with the Columbia University School of Journalism.

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