• Mysteries & Thrillers

    The Best American Series: 16 Short Stories & Essays

    The Best American series is the premier annual showcase for the country’s finest short fiction and nonfiction.  This special edition contains selections from the following 2016 editions: The Best American Essays edited by Jonathan FranzenThe Best American Mystery Stories edited by Elizabeth GeorgeThe Best American Science and Nature Writing edited by Amy StewartThe Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy edited by Karen Joy FowlerThe Best American Short Stories edited by Junot DiazThe Best American Travel Writing edited by Bill BrysonThe Best American Sports Writing edited by Rick TelanderThe Best American Nonrequired Reading edited by Rachel Kushner  Each volume’s series editor selects notable works from hundreds of magazines, journals, and websites. The special guest editor then chooses the best twenty or so pieces to publish.  This unique system has made the Best American series the most respected – and most popular – of its kind. Read more