McSweeney's Issue 39 (McSweeney's Quarterly Concern #39)
Each issue of the quarterly is completely redesigned. There have been hardcovers and paperbacks, an issue with two spines, an issue with a magnetic binding, an issue that looked like a bundle of junk mail, and an issue that looked like a sweaty human head. McSweeney’s has won multiple literary awards, including two National Magazine Awards for fiction, and has had numerous...more
This issue is divided fairly evenly between fiction and non-fiction, the non-fiction representing a smattering of speeches, ess...more
This is a really good, strong collection. Just about everything was good, but here are my particular favorites:
--Carlos the Impossible, by J.T.K. Belle (made me a little misty-eyed at the end)
--Fifty Ways to Eat Your Lover, by Amelia Gray
This issue is worth your time and money.