A collected work can vary in form and content [see below], but it is generally a single volume containing chapters written by different authors [often referred to as "contributors"] under the guidance of an editor or editors. The book may cover a broad subject area, such as health care reform, or closely examine a specific research problem, such as antitrust regulation in the airline industry. Each chapter is written by an expert in the field examining a particular aspect of that topic. Most books of collected essays include a foreword or introductory chapter written by the editor s summarizing current research about the topic and placing the essays within the context of advancing knowledge about the topic. Hartley, James.
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A lot of people have their first experience reading essays in school, so it doesn't surprise me when I hear someone say they don't like them. An avid essay lover myself, I urge people to understand: No, you don't actually hate essays, you just haven't read the right one to get you out of your genre rut. Even if you stand by your hatred of essay collections, I'm telling you, there are books you would love if only you gave them a try. Essays aren't just the boring, dreadful excerpts of your high school standardized tests.
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Between the climate crisis, Brexit and the launch of winter Love Island , it is easy to feel caught in an existential spiderweb, waiting for anxiety or the onset of World War Three, whichever comes first to consume you. But some writers are making light work of untangling the last 10 years. Incisive and exacting, their essays tackle the big and the small — meme culture, Dostoyevsky, Bieber pandemonium, race politics, and the climate crisis are made comprehensible in their hands. Trick Mirror by Jia Tolentino
We will do this, of course, by means of a variety of lists. We began with the best debut novels , the best short story collections , and the best poetry collections of the decade, and we have now reached the fourth list in our series: the best memoirs published in English between and not for nothing: was a very good year for memoirs. The following books were chosen after much debate and several rounds of voting by the Literary Hub staff. Tears were spilled, feelings were hurt, books were re-read. Most importantly, Smith is possessed of that quality that sets apart the truly great work of autobiography from the merely good: she knows herself.