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The 100 best nonfiction books: No 89 – A Tour Through the Whole Island of Great Britain by Daniel Defoe (1727)
The 100 best nonfiction books: No 89 – A Tour Through the Whole Island of Great Britain by Daniel Defoe (1727)Daniel Defoe, who also features in our previous series, the 100 best novels (No 2), with Robinson Crusoe, was first and foremost a great reporter, who marshalled the English language to describe the variety and wonders of a changing world: Defoe’s ...read more
Source: The Guardian
Published on Sun, 15 Oct 2017 21:45:00 GMT
Cinema Eye Names Subjects from ‘Faces Places’ and ‘Jane’ Among 2017’s ‘Unforgettables’
Cinema Eye Names Subjects from ‘Faces Places’ and ‘Jane’ Among 2017’s ‘Unforgettables’The nonfiction organization Cinema Eye and its nominations committee of top international documentary film programmers, curators, and filmmakers has picked their annual list of “Unforgettables” who helped to define documentary cinema in 2017.read more
Source: Indiewire
Published on Wed, 18 Oct 2017 11:14:00 GMT
10 nonfiction books to immerse yourself in this fall
10 nonfiction books to immerse yourself in this fallHere are 10 newly released nonfiction paperbacks — all recommended, all capable of immersing a reader into a world that you couldn't make up. • "Substitute: Going to School With a Thousand Kids" by Nicholson Baker (Blue Rider Press, $20). Novelist ...read more
Source: Duluth News Tribune
Published on Sun, 15 Oct 2017 14:07:00 GMT
Nonfiction Science Fiction
Nonfiction Science FictionDo you think civilization is collapsing? Or do you have hope, believing humanity is on the cusp of a new renaissance? Does your attitude towards the future come from science fiction or science fact? Science fiction usually takes one of two paths.read more
Source: bookriot.com
Published on Sun, 15 Oct 2017 01:00:00 GMT
Dear Match Book: I’m Seeking Newsy Nonfiction That Sparks Debate
Dear Match Book: I’m Seeking Newsy Nonfiction That Sparks DebateI’m a member of a nonfiction book club for 20-somethings looking for books that generate debate and are under 400 pages. Bryan Stevenson’s “Just Mercy,” inspired the liveliest discourse; We’ve also read Anne-Marie Slaughter’s “Unfinished ...read more
Source: New York Times
Published on Tue, 10 Oct 2017 02:00:00 GMT
An Interview with Viet Thanh Nguyen
An Interview with Viet Thanh NguyenAs the author of a Pulitzer prize-winning novel (The Sympathizer), and a collection of short stories (The Refugees), as well as a nonfiction work chronicling narratives of the Vietnam War (Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War), Nguyen is both a ...read more
Source: The Awl
Published on Wed, 18 Oct 2017 14:28:00 GMT
Frankfurt Book Fair 2017: The Nonfiction Novel Knopf Bought in a Prison
Frankfurt Book Fair 2017: The Nonfiction Novel Knopf Bought in a PrisonIt's the title one scout called the "secret book of Frankfurt" and its pedigree—acquired un-agented by an editor at Knopf from the author, who was writing it in prison—is among the things that have piqued the interest of festival-goers in Germany.read more
Source: Publishers Weekly
Published on Thu, 12 Oct 2017 01:00:00 GMT
Jim Harrison—A Really Big Tribute at the City Opera House
Jim Harrison—A Really Big Tribute at the City Opera HouseOver the course of his career as a writer, Harrison published an astonishing 36 novels, collections of novellas, books of poetry, and anthologies of nonfiction; all this in addition to more than 20 screenplays, a half-dozen of which were produced and ...read more
Source: My North
Published on Wed, 18 Oct 2017 11:09:00 GMT
Review: Nonfiction examines the new face, technology of farms
Review: Nonfiction examines the new face, technology of farmsThe popular image of the American farmer has moved a bit past Norman Rockwell, but not by much. We still envision a weathered man in a seed corn cap, gazing optimistically at a thunderhead from his open tractor while tilling a field of verdant corn.read more
Source: The Pueblo Chieftain
Published on Sat, 07 Oct 2017 16:36:00 GMT
Carte Blanche: Marc Aronson on Nonfiction Then and Now.
Carte Blanche: Marc Aronson on Nonfiction Then and Now.FEATURE. First published October 15, 2017 (Booklist). In the latest installment in my miniseries of interviews celebrating 50 Years of YA, I talk with another literary mover and shaker, the award-winning nonfiction author and editor Marc Aronson.read more
Source: book-reviews.booklistonline.com
Published on Wed, 11 Oct 2017 07:37:00 GMT