Creative Nonfiction

300 Arguments

Sarah Manguso

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2017

A brilliant and exhilarating sequence of aphorisms from one of our greatest essayists

The Argonauts

Maggie Nelson

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2016

“Maggie Nelson is one of the most electrifying writers at work in America today.”—Olivia Laing, The Guardian

The Art of Mystery

The Search for Questions
Maud Casey

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2018

A sensitive and nuanced exploration of a seldom-discussed subject by an acclaimed novelist

The Art of Waiting

On Fertility, Medicine, and Motherhood
Belle Boggs

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2016

A brilliant exploration of the natural, medical, psychological, and political facets of fertility

Black Glasses Like Clark Kent

A GI’s Secret from Postwar Japan
Terese Svoboda

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2008

A personal investigation into the a US prison camp during the Japanese occupation after World War II

Border

A Journey to the Edge of Europe
Kapka Kassabova

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2017

“Remarkable: a book about borders which makes the reader feel sumptuously free.”—Peter Pomerantsev

Citizen

An American Lyric
Claudia Rankine

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2014
A provocative meditation on race, Claudia Rankine’s long-awaited follow up to her groundbreaking book Don’t Let Me Be Lonely: An American Lyric

The Convert

A Tale of Exile and Extremism
Deborah Baker

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2012

*A 2011 National Book Award Finalist*
 
A spellbinding story of renunciation, conversion, and radicalism from Pulitzer Prize-finalist biographer Deborah Baker

The Empathy Exams

Essays
Leslie Jamison

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2014
From personal loss to phantom diseases, a bold and brilliant collection, winner of the Graywolf Press Nonfiction Prize

Geek Sublime

The Beauty of Code, the Code of Beauty
Vikram Chandra

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2014
The nonfiction debut from the author of the international best seller Sacred Games about the surprising overlap between writing and computer coding

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