The Book of Men: Eighty Writers on How to Be a Man

Eighty of the World's Best Writers on How to Be a Man

Colum (EDT)/ Cabot, Tyler (EDT)/ Consiglio McCann

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EIGHTY PIECES OF SHORT FICTION AND NONFICTION ON MANHOOD BY SOME OF THE WORLD'S BEST WRITERS, PRESENTED BY COLUM MCCANN, ESQUIRE, AND NARRATIVE 4

To help launch the literary nonprofit Narrative 4, Esquire asked eighty of the world's greatest writers to chip in with a story, all with the title, "How to Be a Man."

The result is The Book of Men, an unflinching investigation into the essence of masculinity.

The Book of Men probes, with the poignant honesty and imagination that only these writers could deliver, the slippery condition of manhood. You will find men striving and searching, learning and failing to learn, triumphing and aspiring; men who are lost and men navigating their way toward redemption. These stories don't just explore what it is to be a man or how to achieve manliness, but ultimately what it is to be a human-with all of its uncertainty, complexity, clumsiness, and beauty.

With contributions from literary luminaries as diverse as the subjects they capture, and curated by the editors of Esquire, National Book Award winner Colum McCann, and Narrative 4, a global nonprofit devoted to using storytelling as a means to empathy, The Book of Men might not teach you how to negotiate a deal or mix a Manhattan, but it does scratch at that most eternal of questions: What is a man?

Curated by Colum McCann and the Editors of Esquire and Narrative 4

Produktdetails

Einband Taschenbuch
Herausgeber Colum McCann, Tyler Cabot, Lisa Consiglio
Seitenzahl 304
Erscheinungsdatum 05.11.2013
Sprache Englisch
ISBN 978-1-250-04776-2
Verlag Picador USA
Maße (L/B/H) 20.8/14.1/2.2 cm
Gewicht 260 g

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