MFA vs NYC & City by City
edited by Keith Gessen and Stephen Squibb. An n+1 / FSG book.
“The spirited, eye-opening examinations of various American cities in this intelligent collection of essays… tell a common story of economic vibrancy and ambitious vision followed by ‘postindustrial malaise,’ economic depression, ecological devastation, and rising crime.”
“An honest and modern portrait of America, from one coast to the other.”
MFA vs NYC: The Two Cultures of American Fiction
edited by Chad Harbach.
An n+1 / Faber and Faber book.
"A serious, helpful and wily book."
—New York Times
Featuring contributions by Chad Harbach, George Saunders, Maria Adelmann, Eric Bennett, David Foster Wallace, Alexander Chee, Melissa Flashman, Emily Gould, Jim Rutman, Lorin Stein, Jynne Martin, Keith Gessen, Carla Blumenkranz, Diana Wagman, Elif Batuman, Fredric Jameson, Darryl Lorenzo Wellington, Eli S. Evans, and more.