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The new kings of nonfiction, edited and introduced by Ira Glass

Label
The new kings of nonfiction
Title
The new kings of nonfiction
Statement of responsibility
edited and introduced by Ira Glass
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
An anthology of the best new masters of nonfiction storytelling, personally chosen and introduced by Ira Glass, the producer and host of the award-winning public radio program This American Life. These pieces-on teenage white collar criminals, buying a cow, Saddam Hussein, drunken British soccer culture, and how we know everyone in our Rolodex-are meant to mesmerize and inspire. --From publisher description
Cataloging source
BTCTA
Dewey number
810
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS659.2
LC item number
.N49 2007
Literary form
non fiction
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Glass, Ira
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  • American prose literature
  • Reportage literature, American
  • American essays
  • Anecdotes
Label
The new kings of nonfiction, edited and introduced by Ira Glass
Instantiates
Publication
Contents
Introduction / Ira Glass -- Jonathan Lebed's extracurricular activities / Michael Lewis -- Toxic dreams: a California town finds meaning in an acid pit / Jack Hitt -- Six degrees of Lois Weisberg / Malcolm Gladwell -- Shapinsky's karma / Lawrence Weschler -- The American man, age ten / Susan Orlean -- Among the thugs / Bill Buford -- Crazy things seem normal, normal things seem crazy / Chuck Klosterman -- Host / David Foster Wallace -- Tales of the tyrant / Mark Bowden -- Losing the war / Lee Sandlin -- The hostess diaries: my year at a hot spot / Coco Henson Scales -- My Republican journey / Dan Savage -- Power steer / Michael Pollan -- Fortune's smile: world series of poker / James McManus
Control code
ocn149010937
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st Riverhead trade pbk ed.
Extent
455 p.
Isbn
9781594482670
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2007299643
Label
The new kings of nonfiction, edited and introduced by Ira Glass
Publication
Contents
Introduction / Ira Glass -- Jonathan Lebed's extracurricular activities / Michael Lewis -- Toxic dreams: a California town finds meaning in an acid pit / Jack Hitt -- Six degrees of Lois Weisberg / Malcolm Gladwell -- Shapinsky's karma / Lawrence Weschler -- The American man, age ten / Susan Orlean -- Among the thugs / Bill Buford -- Crazy things seem normal, normal things seem crazy / Chuck Klosterman -- Host / David Foster Wallace -- Tales of the tyrant / Mark Bowden -- Losing the war / Lee Sandlin -- The hostess diaries: my year at a hot spot / Coco Henson Scales -- My Republican journey / Dan Savage -- Power steer / Michael Pollan -- Fortune's smile: world series of poker / James McManus
Control code
ocn149010937
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st Riverhead trade pbk ed.
Extent
455 p.
Isbn
9781594482670
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2007299643

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