Houghton Mifflin Harcourt has announced the editors for its 2011 Best American series (via Shelf Life), and there are a lot of BookPage favorites in the bunch. Click on the editors’ names for our reviews of their past books.
The Best American Short Stories: Geraldine Brooks (The anthology will come out on October 4, a few months after Brooks’ novel Caleb’s Crossing.)
The Best American Essays: Edwidge Danticat
The Best American Comics: Alison Bechdel
The Best Anerican Nonrequired Reading: Dave Eggers (with an introduction by Guillermo del Toro)
The Best American Travel Writing: Sloane Crosley
The Best American Science and Nature Writing: Mary Roach
The Best American Sports Writing: Jane Leavy
Do you like to read this series? I always enjoy the short stories collection, but this year I may have to branch out—with Mary Roach at the helm of the science and nature anthology, I know it will be good!