The essayist and journalist for New York Times, Harper's, and Vice (amongst others) shares his latest collection of essays examining the false starts and free falls that often accompany growing up in contemporary America.
With keen journalistic instincts and his signature unrelenting curiosity, Gilbreath takes on topics both personal and prescient, such as mental illness, the environmental impact of Japan's Fukushima nuclear disaster, his nostalgia for the demolished "Googie" architecture of his youth, drug use and addiction, interning at age 30, falling in love and breaking up, and more. Deftly crafted and surprisingly wise, Everything We Don't Know
is just the beginning of Gilbreath's bold and bright career.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
AARON GILBREATH is an essayist, journalist, and burrito enthusiast. His essays and articles have appeared in Harper's
, New York Times
, Paris Review
, The Morning News
, Tin House
, The Believer
, Oxford American
, Kenyon Review
, Virginia Quarterly Review
, and Brick
. His essay "\'ra-di-k?l\" from Hotel Amerika is a Notable Essay in Best American Essays 2013
, and "Dreams of the Atomic Era" from the Cincinnati Review
is a Notable Essay in Best American Essays 2011
. He lives in Portland, Oregon.