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  • Mobile

    Mobile
    av Michel Butor

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781564783431

    Considered by many to be his greatest book, Michel Butor's Mobile is the result of the six months the author spent traveling across America. The text is composed from a wide range of materials, including city names, road signs, advertising slogans,…

  • Halls Of Fame

    Halls Of Fame
    av John D'Agata

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555973773

    John D'Agata journeys the endless corridoors of America's myriad halls of fame and faithfully reports on what he finds there. In a voice all of his own, he brilliantly maps his terrain in lists, collage and ludic narratives. With topics ranging from…

  • Truth in Nonfiction

    Truth in Nonfiction

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781587296543

    Even before the controversy that surrounded the publication of ""A Million Little Pieces"", the question of truth has been at the heart of memoir. From Elie Wiesel to Benjamin Wilkomirski to David Sedaris, the veracity of writers' claims has been su…

  • The Lifespan of a Fact

    The Lifespan of a Fact
    av John D'Agata, Jim Fingal, John D'Agata

    Pocket - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780393340730

    How negotiable is a fact in nonfiction? In 2003, an essay by John D Agata was rejected by the magazine that commissioned it due to factual inaccuracies. That essay which eventually became the foundation of D Agata s critically acclaimed About a Moun…

  • The Lost Origins of the Essay

    The Lost Origins of the Essay
    av John D'Agata

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555975326

    An expansive and exhilarating world tour of innovative nonfiction writing"I think the reason we've never pinpointed the real beginning to this genre is because we've never agreed on what the genre even is. Do we read nonfiction in order to receive i…

  • About a Mountain

    About a Mountain
    av John D'Agata

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780393339017

    When John D'Agata helps his mother move to Las Vegas one summer, he begins to follow a story about the federal government's plan to store nuclear waste at Yucca Mountain; the result is a startling portrait that compels a reexamination of the future…

  • The Lifespan of a Fact

    The Lifespan of a Fact
    av John D'Agata

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781529404623

    NOW A BROADWAY PLAY STARRING DANIEL RADCLIFFE 'Provocative, maddening and compulsively readable' Maggie Nelson In 2003, American essayist John D'Agata wrote a piece for Harper's about Las Vegas's alarmingly high suicide rate, after a sixteen-year-o…

  • Halls of Fame: Essays

    Halls of Fame: Essays
    av John D'Agata

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555973148

    In these refreshingly bold, creative, and incisive essays, John D'Agata journeys the endless corridors of American's myriad halls of fame and faithfully reports on what he finds there. In a voice all his own, he brilliantly maps his terrain in lists…

  • The Next American Essay

    The Next American Essay

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555973759

    These surprisingly un-academic essays are all truely distinctive and full of entertainment. From the living Monopoly game (in an essay by John McPhee) to a set of unattended ghostly footnotes, from the Joan Didion elegy to the Anne Carson fantasia,…

  • The Making of the American Essay

    The Making of the American Essay
    av John D'Agata

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555977344

    For two decades, essayist John D'Agata has been exploring the contours of the essay through a series of innovative, informative, and expansive anthologies that have become foundational texts in the study of the genre. The breakthrough first volume,…

  • We Might as Well Call It the Lyric Essay

    We Might as Well Call It the Lyric Essay

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781495123948

    Literary Nonfiction. Lyric Essay. Essays by John D'Agata, Eula Biss, Jenny Boully, Anne Carson, Katie Ford, Michael Ives, Wayne Koestenbaum, Richard Kostelanetz, Ander Monson, Mary Ruefle, Genevieve Turkett, Wendy Walters, Eliot Weinberger, Shawn We…