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  • Our Roots Are Deep with Passion

    New Essays by Italian-American Writers

    Thoughtful, poignant, and hilarious personal essays collected by the editors of Creative Nonfiction explore the meanings of Italian-American identity.In the twenty-one nonfiction narratives collected in Our Roots Are Deep with Passion, established and emerging writers with family ties to Italy reflect on the ways that their lives have been accented with uniquely Italian-American flavors. Several ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • Great Baseball Stories

    Ruminations and Nostalgic Reminiscences on Our National Pastime

    Edited by Andrew Blauner, Lee Gutkind ...
    Here is a wonderful collection of twenty revealing essays on the national pastime. Featuring contributions from Roger Angell, John Thorn, Frank Deford, George Plimpton, Stefan Fatsis, and others (plus a foreword by the legendary Yogi Berra), the stories are united by the authors’ fervent love of the game. ... Read more

    $10.99 USD

  • Show Me All Your Scars

    True Stories of Living with Mental Illness

    Edited by Lee Gutkind ...
    Every year, one in four American adults suffers from a diagnosable mental health disorder. In these true stories, writers and their loved ones struggle as their worlds are upended. What do you do when your father kills himself, or your mother is committed to a psych ward, or your daughter starts hearing voices telling her to harm herself-or when you yourself hear such voices? Addressing bipolar ... Read more

    $8.99 USD

  • Truckin' with Sam

    A Father and Son, The Mick and The Dyl, Rockin' and Rollin', On the Road

    by Lee Gutkind ...
    series Excelsior Editions
    After years of thinking he'd never have kids, Lee Gutkind became a father at forty-seven and, following his divorce, soon found himself taking over more and more of the primary care responsibilities for his son, Sam. As one of a growing number of "old new dads" (recent studies have shown that one in ten children are born to fathers over forty), Gutkind realized that he faced challenges—both mental ... Read more

    $29.99 USD

  • The Art of Creative Nonfiction

    Writing and Selling the Literature of Reality

    by Lee Gutkind ...
    A complete guide to the art and craft of creative nonfiction--from one of its pioneer practitionersThe challenge of creative nonfiction is to write the truth in a style that is as accurate and informative as reportage, yet as personal, provocative, and dramatic as fiction. In this one-of-a-kind guide, award-winning author, essayist, teacher, and editor Lee Gutkind gives you concise, pointed advice ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • The Best Creative Nonfiction (Vol. 3)

    Edited by Lee Gutkind ...
    “Intelligent but accessible, and often poignant . . . [by] the biggest talents on the essay and blog beat.” —Publishers Weekly (on Vol. 2)Anyone still asking, “What is creative nonfiction?” will find the answer in this collection of artfully crafted, true stories. Selected by Lee Gutkind, the “godfather behind creative nonfiction,” and the staff of Creative Nonfiction, these stories—ranging from ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • Almost Human: Making Robots Think

    by Lee Gutkind ...
    A remarkable, intense portrait of the robotic subculture and the challenging quest for robot autonomy.The high bay at the Robotics Institute at Carnegie Mellon University is alive and hyper night and day with the likes of Hyperion, which traversed the Antarctic, and Zoe, the world’s first robot scientist, now back home. Robot Segways learn to play soccer, while other robots go on treasure hunts or ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • An Unspoken Art

    Profiles of Veterinary Life

    by Lee Gutkind ...
    In the tradition of James Herriot’s All Creatures Great and Small, An Unspoken Art is Lee Gutkind’s captivating look at the lives of veterinarians, from the zoos to the farmLee Gutkind, the godfather of creative nonfiction, explores with warmth and sincerity the worlds of modern-day veterinarians—from practitioners operating on Manhattan’s Upper East Side to those working knee deep in mud in the ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • I Wasn't Strong Like This When I Started Out: True Stories of Becoming a Nurse

    Edited by Lee Gutkind ...
    This collection of true narratives reflects the dynamism and diversity of nurses, who provide the first vital line of patient care. Here, nurses remember their first "sticks," first births, and first deaths, and reflect on what gets them though long, demanding shifts, and keeps them in the profession. The stories reveal many voices from nurses at different stages of their careers: One nurse-in ... Read more

    $8.99 USD

  • Keep It Real: Everything You Need to Know About Researching and Writing Creative Nonfiction

    Edited by Lee Gutkind ...
    The one guide every creative nonfiction writer needs to turn to when being "creative."Writers of memoir and narrative nonfiction are experiencing difficult days with the discovery that some well-known works in the genre contain exaggerations--or are partially fabricated. But what are the parameters of creative nonfiction? Keep It Real begins by defining creative nonfiction. Then it explores the ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • What I Didn't Know

    True Stories of Becoming a Teacher

    Edited by Lee Gutkind ...
    Teachers delve into the most difficult, rewarding, and transformative moments of their careers, as they discover that succeeding at teaching is a test not just of training or of subject matter, but of resolve, dedication, faith, and character. Whether in a New England prep school or a public school in South Central LA, a preschool in Malawi or a high school in China, the fundamental challenges of ... Read more

    $7.99 USD

  • The Best Seat in Baseball, But You Have to Stand!

    The Game as Umpires See It

    by Lee Gutkind ...
    A fascinating and revealing look inside the lives of umpires, from the godfather of creative nonfictionIn 1974, Lee Gutkind walked into Shea Stadium, then home of the New York Mets, with an unusual proposal. He wanted to chronicle one of the least celebrated cadres in professional baseball: the umpires. Gutkind spent one exhilarating season traveling with the officiating crew he found that day ... Read more

    $2.99 USD