The Best American Essays 2018-9780544817340

The Best American Essays 2018

by Hilton Als and Robert Atwan

The award-winning critic and essayist Hilton Als picks the best essays of the year from hundreds of magazines, journals, and websites.

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN-13/EAN: 9780544817340
  • ISBN-10: 0544817346
  • Pages: 336
  • Publication Date: 10/02/2018
  • Carton Quantity: 24

About the book

The Pulitzer–Prize winning and Guggenheim-honored Hilton Als curates the best essays from hundreds of magazines, journals, and websites, bringing “the fierce style of street reading and the formal tradition of critical inquiry, reads culture, race, and gender” (New York Times) to the task.

About the author
Hilton Als

Before working at The New Yorker, Hilton Als was a staff writer for The Village Voice and an editor-at-large at Vibe. He has also written articles for The Nation and collaborated on film scripts for Swoon and Looking for Langston. The winner of writing awards from the New York Association of Black Journalists and the Guggenheim Foundation, he lives in New York City.    

Robert Atwan

ROBERT ATWAN has been the series editor of The Best American Essays since its inception in 1986. He has edited numerous literary anthologies and written essays and reviews for periodicals nationwide.