Articles tagged nonfiction

Our Animals, Ourselves: Jenny Diski’s ‘What I Don’t Know About Animals’

Don’t be fooled by the cover. Jenny Diski’s book isn’t really about animals; it’s about us.

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30 Aug 2011 // 6:15 AM

Ernest Hemingway, Reporter

The years spent as a reporter painting the scene in Parisian cafes and on tuna fishing boats in Spain sharpened Ernest Hemingway's ability to carefully, confidently build a story.

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4 Jan 2009 // 9:00 PM

How to Live by Henry Alford

Of the five traits that comprise wisdom, Alford found that the one most commonly shared between his subjects is a certain “nonattachment” to the eccentricities of life.

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The Boys From Dolores: Fidel Castros Classmates from Revolution to Exile by Patrick Symmes

Travel writer captures the essence of Fidel's school days in The Boys From Dolores.

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//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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