Best American Essays 2010

September 29, 2010 § 10 Comments

The folks at Essay Daily have been nice enough to post the table of contents of Best American Essays 2010 for those of us still waiting for our copies to arrive. So here goes:

Elif Batuman- The Murder of Leo Tolstoy (Harper’s)

Toni Bentley- The Bad Lion (NY Review of Books)

Jane Churchon- The Dead Book (The Sun)

Brian Doyle- Irreconcilable Dissonance (Oregon Humanities)

John Gamel- The Elegant Eyeball (Alaska Quarterly Review)

Walter Isaacson- How Einstein Divided America’s Jews (The Atlantic)

Steven L. Isenberg- Lunching on Olympus (The American Scholar)

Jane Kramer- Me, Myself, and I (The New Yorker)

Arthur Krystal- When Writers Speak (NY Times Book Review)

Matt Labash- A Rake’s Progress (The Weekly Standard)

Phillip Lopate- Brooklyn the Unknowable (Harvard Review)

Ian McEwan- On John Updike (NY Review of Books)

Steven Pinker- My Genome, My Self (NY Times Magazine)

Ron Rindo- Gyromancy (Gettysburg Review)

David Sedaris- Guy Walks into a Bar Car (New Yorker)

Zadie Smith- Speaking in Tongues (NY Review of Books)

S. Frederick Starr- Rediscovering Central Asia (Wilson Quarterly)

John H. Summers- Gettysburg Regress (The New Republic)

John Edgar Wideman- Fatheralong (Harper’s)

Garry Wills- Daredevil (The Atlantic)

James Wood- A Fine Range (The New Yorker)

via Essay Daily: Not Really So Daily: Best American Essays 2010 Table of Contents.


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