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The 2010 Best of Atlanta issue took us to burlesque shows and yoga studios. It forced us to wolf down pounds of beef in search of the transcendent burger. It lured us to galleries and shops and bars and theaters, all in the pursuit of excellence. And find it we did. Get the digital edition for 99 cents.

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Isabel Wilkerson

Isabel Wilkerson spent fifteen years researching and writing The Warmth of Other Suns, and six weeks after its launch she was still overwhelmed by the response the book generated. Multiple printings. An expanded cross-country book tour. Spots at the tops of bestseller lists. Critical praise calling the book “epic” and ... Read more

Engineers Without Borders

Some college students take extracurricular activity to an extreme. After finals this month, a small group from the Engineers Without Borders chapter at Georgia Tech will fly to Cameroon to dig wells for a solar-powered water system that will bring safe drinking water to the mountainside village of Mungoa-goa. Too ... Read more

Angele Hawkins

Six years ago, as she was nearing her forty-eighth birthday, Angele Hawkins’s husband came home from a business trip and announced that he wanted a divorce. A Vanderbilt graduate, mother of three, and a corporate executive, Hawkins refused to wallow in self-pity. “What kind of example am I being to ... Read more

The Editor