Friday, April 19, 2013

Essays and short non-fiction

A selection of essay and other short non-fiction collections available at Carnegie-Stout Public Library. We've included a variety of topics and styles, but you'll notice a slight preference to the literary because it is, after all, National Library Week. If you're a fan of short non-fiction, you might also enjoy checking out this list of 102 articles from 2012.
The Lifespan of a Fact by John D'Agata (808.02 DAG)

In Other Worlds: SF and the human imagination by Margaret Atwood (813.54 ATW)

The Thing About Life is That One Day you'll be Dead by David Shields (813.54 SHI)

I Feel Bad About My Neck by Nora Ephron (814.54 EPH)

Farther Away: essays by Jonathan Franzen (814.54 FRA)

Distrust that Particular Flavor by William Gibson (814.54 GIB)

When I was a Child, I Read Books by Marilynne Robinson (814.54 ROB)

Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris (813.54 SED)

What the Dog Saw by Malcolm Gladwell (814.6 GLA)

Pulphead by John Jeremiah Sullivan (814.6 SUL)

The Possessed: adventures with Russian books and the people who read them by Elif Batuman (891.709 BAT)

Please stop by the Recommendations Desk on the first floor, check out NoveList Plus on the library's website, or visit W. 11th & Bluff next week for more reading suggestions. Or submit a Personal Recommendations request, and we'll create a reading list just for you!

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