Read Hard: Five Years of Great Writing from The Believer

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This volume collects the finest essays and articles from the four-time National Magazine Award–nominated Believer magazine.

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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.

Featuring: Rick Moody, Tom Bissell, Sam Lipsyte, Michelle Tea, Stephen Elliott, Richard Powers, Ben Ehrenreich, Jonathan Letham, William T. Vollmann.

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Author Ed Park (editor) / Heidi Julavits (editor)
Publisher Believer Books / McSweeney's Books
Page Count 238pp
Publication Size 5.5 x 8.5
Publication Notes softcover
Publication Date July 28, 2009
ISBN 978-1934781395

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