The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2009 (Paperback)
This "great volume" highlights the "very best of this year's fiction, nonfiction, alternative comics, screenplys, blogs and more" ("OK )." Compiled by Dave Eggers and students from his San Francisco writing center, it is "both uproarious and illuminating" ("Publishers Weekly).
About the Author
Dave Eggers is the editor of McSweeney's and a cofounder of 826 National, a network of nonprofit writing and tutoring centers for youth, located in seven cities across the United States. He is the author of four books, including What Is the What and How We Are Hungry.
"...zesty...a terrific hodgepodge of essays, satirical pieces, short fiction, lists and comics" --The Cleveland Plain Dealer