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 2017 editions:
The Best American Short Stories edited by Meg Wolitzer
The Best American Essays edited by Leslie Jamison
The Best American Mystery Stories edited by John Sandford
The Best American Nonrequired Reading edited by Sarah Vowell
The Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy edited by Charles Yu
The Best American Travel Writing edited by Lauren Collins
The Best American Science and Nature Writing edited by Hope Jahren
The Best American Sports Writing edited by Howard Bryant
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.