Authors: Nonfiction

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    Martha Ackmann
    Martha Ackmann
    Martha Ackmann is a journalist, author and editor who writes about women that have changed America. Her works have appeared in The New York Times, The Boston Globe, The Los Angeles Times and many other publications around the country. A frequent contributor to the op-ed pages of the nation’s...
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    Steve Almond
    Steve Almond
    Steve Almond is the author of ten books of fiction and nonfiction, including the New York Times bestsellers Against Football and Candyfreak. His short stories have appeared in The Best American Short Stories, the Best American Mysteries, and the Pushcart Prize anthologies. His essays and reviews have appeared in...
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    Sam Brakeley
    Sam Brakeley
    Sam Brakeley is the author of three books including most recently Skiing with Henry Knox, released in October of 2019. He’s also an avid backpacker, skier, canoeist and adventurer who has logged over 8000 miles (and counting) of multi-week expeditions. He lives in Vermont.  
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    Sarah Chayes
    Sarah Chayes
    Sarah Chayes's remarkable trajectory has led her from reporting from Paris for National Public Radio and covering the fall of the Taliban in Afghanistan to running a soap factory in downtown Kandahar in the midst of a reigniting insurgency. She went on to advise the topmost levels of the...
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    Ezekiel Emanuel
    Ezekiel Emanuel
    Ezekiel Emanuel is an oncologist and author of two new books, The Trillion Dollar Revolution and Which Country Has the World’s Best Healthcare?. Dr. Emanuel’s recent publications include the books Reinventing American Health Care: How the Affordable Care Act will Improve our Terribly Complex, Blatantly Unjust, Outrageously Expensive, Grossly...
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    Nick Flynn
    Nick Flynn
    Nick Flynn is the author of a forthcoming memoir, This is the Night Our House Will Catch Fire and three previous memoirs, including the PEN/Joyce Osterweil Award–winning Another Bullshit Night in Suck City, and four volumes of poetry. A professor on the creative writing faculty at the University of...
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    Holly George-Warren
    Holly George-Warren
    Holly George-Warren is an award-winning writer, editor, producer, and music consultant. She has contributed to more than two dozen books about rock and roll, including The New Rolling Stone Encyclopedia of Rock & Roll, The Rolling Stone Book of Women in Rock, and The Rolling Stone Illustrated History of...
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    Sadia Hassan
    Sadia Hassan
    Sadia Hassan is a Somali American essayist and poet, and is an MFA Candidate at the University of Mississippi. She is the winner of the Zora Neale Hurston/Richard Wright Foundation’s 2020 Award for College Writers in Poetry. Her essay "Silence is a Lonely Country" was nominated for the 2019...
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    Jennifer Haupt
    Jennifer Haupt
    Jennifer Haupt is journalist, author, and writing instructor with more than 25 years of experience helping people to mine their stories. Her interviews, articles and essays have appeared in O, The Oprah Magazine, The Rumpus, Psychology Today, Travel & Leisure, The Seattle Times, Spirituality & Health, The Sun, and...
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    Alden Jones
    Alden Jones
    Alden Jones was born in New York, raised in New Jersey, and educated at Brown University, New York University, and the Bennington Writing Seminars. Her critical memoir, The Wanting Was a Wilderness, was published  in May 2020. Her first book, The Blind Masseuse: A Traveler’s Memoir from Costa Rica...
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    Jessica Keener
    Jessica Keener
    Jessica Keener is the author of the nationally acclaimed novels Strangers in Budapest and Night Swim and a collection of award-winning short stories, Women in Bed. Her work has appeared in O, The Oprah Magazine, Redbook, the Boston Globe, Agni, and other publications, and she has taught English literature...
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    Paul Krugman
    Paul Krugman
    Paul Krugman is distinguished professor in the Graduate Center Economics Ph.D. program and distinguished scholar at the Luxembourg Income Study Center at the City University of New York. In addition, he is professor emeritus of Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School. In 2008, Mr. Krugman was the sole recipient of...
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    Maya Shanbhag Lang
    Maya Shanbhag Lang
    Maya Shanbhag Lang is the author of the new memoir What We Carry, and The Sixteenth of June, a novel. Lang has been featured in The Washington Post, The Philadelphia Inquirer, In Style, The Millions, and The Rumpus, among others. The Sixteenth of June was long-listed for the Center...
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    Arthur J. Magida
    Arthur J. Magida
    Arthur J. Magida is writer-in-residence at the University of Baltimore and an adjunct professor at Georgetown University. He has been a columnist for Beliefnet.com, a contributing correspondent to PBS's Religion & Ethics Newsweekly, senior editor of the Baltimore Jewish Times, environmental reporter for National Journal, and a writer and editor for Ralph...
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    Sebastian Matthews
    Sebastian Matthews
    Sebastian Matthews is the author of a new book of essays, Beyond Repair; a memoir, In My Father’s Footsteps;  three books of poetry, and the collage novel The Life & Times of American Crow.  His hybrid collection of poetry and prose, Beginner’s Guide to a Head-on Collision, won the...
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    Marta McDowell
    Marta McDowell
    Marta McDowell teaches landscape history and horticulture at the New York Botanical Garden and consults for private clients and public gardens. Her latest book is Emily Dickinson's Gardening Life, published by Timber Press, who also published The World of Laura Ingalls Wilder, New York Times bestselling All the Presidents'...
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    Mary Morris
    Mary Morris
    Mary Morris is the author of numerous works of fiction, including the novels The Jazz Palace, A Mother’s Love, and House Arrest, and of nonfiction, including the travel memoir classic Nothing to Declare: Memoirs of a Woman Traveling Alone and her new book All the Way to the Tigers....
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    Lynne Olson
    Lynne Olson
    Lynne Olson is a New York Times bestselling author of eight books of history, most of which deal in some way with World War II and Britain’s crucial role in that conflict. Former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright has called Olson “our era’s foremost chronicler of World War...
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    Roger Rosenblatt 
    Roger Rosenblatt 
    Roger Rosenblatt is the author of six off-Broadway plays and nineteen books, including Lapham Rising, Making Toast, Kayak Morning, The Boy Detective, and his new memoir, Cold Moon. He is the recipient of the 2015 Kenyon Review Award for Literary Achievement and he lives in New York City
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    Jessica Pearce Rotondi
    Jessica Pearce Rotondi
    Jessica Pearce Rotondi is a writer and editor living in Brooklyn. Her work has been published by The History Channel, TIME, Vogue, Reader’s Digest, Salon, Atlas Obscura, HuffPost, and Refinery29. Previously, she was a senior editor at HuffPost and a staff member at the PEN American Center, the world’s...
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    Nikita Stewart
    Nikita Stewart
    Nikita Stewart is a reporter covering social services for The New York Times and the author of the book Troop 6000: The Girl Scout Troop That Began in a Shelter and Inspired the World. The Newswomen’s Club of New York recognized Stewart in 2018 for her coverage of homelessness,...
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    Jeff Tamarkin
    Jeff Tamarkin
    Jeff Tamarkin is the former editor of Goldmine, CMJ, Relix, and Global Rhythm. As a writer, he has contributed to the New York Daily News, Jazz Times, Boston Phoenix, Harp, Mojo, Newsday, Billboard, and many other publications. He is the author of the book Got a Revolution: The Turbulent...