Nonfiction

The Art of Time in Memoir

Then, Again
Sven Birkerts

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2007

Critic and memoirist Sven Birkert's meditation on the allure and the dangers of chronology as a writer renders his own life

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

Beautiful Unbroken

One Nurse's Life
Mary Jane Nealon

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2011

An unflinching memoir by a working nurse

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

The Black Interior

Elizabeth Alexander

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2004

"Elizabeth Alexander is one of the brightest stars in our literary sky . . . a superb, invaluable commentator on the American scene."—Arnold Rampersad

Blackboard

A Personal History of the Classroom
Lewis Buzbee

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2014
A captivating meditation on education from the author of The Yellow-Lighted Bookshop

Body Language

Writers on Sport
Gerald Early, Editor

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1998
Thirteen writers contribute to the Graywolf Forum on humanity's enduring obsession with sports

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

Bunk

The Rise of Hoaxes, Humbug, Plagiarists, Phonies, Post-Facts, and Fake News
Kevin Young

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2017

Has the hoax now moved from the sideshow to take the center stage of American culture?

Burning Down the House

Essays on Fiction
Charles Baxter

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2008

Graywolf reissues one of its most successful essay collections with two new essays and a new forward by Charles Baxter.

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