William Smart Eight Modern Essayists

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You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, you’ll wonder about modern existence — and what else are essays for?Cynthia Ozick Though David Foster Wallace was disqualified from this list, he lives on in Ozick, whom he listed (alongside Cormac Mc Carthy and Don De Lillo) as one of the country’s best living fiction writers.We’ve tried to stick to authors who are still alive — so David Foster Wallace and Christopher Hitchens are off the table, though they both would have made this list with flying colors were they still with us — and limited ourselves to American writers, but even with those caveats, there is enough in these writers’ oeuvres to keep you up and thinking for weeks on end.

You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, you’ll wonder about modern existence — and what else are essays for?Cynthia Ozick Though David Foster Wallace was disqualified from this list, he lives on in Ozick, whom he listed (alongside Cormac Mc Carthy and Don De Lillo) as one of the country’s best living fiction writers.

From the king of the contemporary essay, that’s a ringing endorsement.

Not that she really needs it, however — Ozick has no less than seven essay collections to her name, alongside a host of novels and short fiction, and writes on almost every subject, though she tends to favor the Jewish American lens.

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Obviously, we’re in the latter camp., where many of her essays get their starts, she comes at the contemporary social world with a supreme understanding of our country’s past.

William Smart Eight Modern Essayists

After all, she does write a lot about assassinated presidents.

Incredibly prolific both in the academic and essay format (and in many other types of media as well), hooks writes about race, gender, feminism, class, art, and the world at large, often through a postmodern lens.

She is fiery and unabashed about her beliefs, as every intelligent woman should be, and though this has of course caused some to criticize her, it has caused many more to love her.

We’ve been excited about this book for a while now, so if you’ve been reading our books coverage with any regularity you probably already know we think it’s something worth picking up.

Great as it is, Robinson’s collection only whet our appetites for more essays by contemporary writers, so in case it does the same for you, we’ve put together a list of contemporary essayists we think everyone should be reading right now (or, you know, whenever you finish watching ).

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