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  Volume 8, Number 2, Fall 2006

Table of Contents

From: Fourth Genre: Explorations in Nonfiction

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Editor's Notes

pp. ix-xi | DOI: 10.1353/fge.2006.0027

Fine Distinctions

pp. 1-10 | DOI: 10.1353/fge.2006.0032

The Boy Who Didn't Like Money

pp. 11-22 | DOI: 10.1353/fge.2006.0045

Empty Streets, Missing Children

pp. 23-37 | DOI: 10.1353/fge.2006.0029


pp. 39-52 | DOI: 10.1353/fge.2006.0035

What Kind of Children?

pp. 53-59 | DOI: 10.1353/fge.2006.0024

A Pill to Change Your Life

pp. 61-75 | DOI: 10.1353/fge.2006.0043

A Woman No One Wanted

pp. 77-91 | DOI: 10.1353/fge.2006.0034

A River of Light

pp. 93-108 | DOI: 10.1353/fge.2006.0030

An Excerpt from A Family of Strangers

pp. 109-116 | DOI: 10.1353/fge.2006.0044

Seven Wonders

pp. 117-131 | DOI: 10.1353/fge.2006.0042


Interview with Vivian Gornick

pp. 133-149 | DOI: 10.1353/fge.2006.0028

Photo Essay

Taking Liberties

pp. 151-153 | DOI: 10.1353/fge.2006.0036

Book Reviews

Full Length Reviews

Rose City: A Memoir of Work (review)

pp. 155-157 | DOI: 10.1353/fge.2006.0040

Tracing the Essay: Through Experience to Truth (review)

pp. 157-160 | DOI: 10.1353/fge.2006.0037

Campus Sexpot: A Memoir (review)

pp. 161-163 | DOI: 10.1353/fge.2006.0031

Gone to New York: Adventures in the City (review)

pp. 163-166 | DOI: 10.1353/fge.2006.0038

I Remember Running: The Year I Got Everything I Ever Wanted--and ALS (review)

pp. 166-168 | DOI: 10.1353/fge.2006.0039

Reader-to-Reader: Capsule Reviews

This column invites readers to share their favorite nonfiction books in print. Memoirs, travel writing, nature writing, essay collections, biography, and true adventure are all welcome in these capsule reviews—both of new books and of old favorites still available. Our aim is to keep the best nonfiction alive in a reader-to-reader kind of way. If you have books that you’d like to recommend in this column, contact Mimi Schwartz at Mimi.Schwartz@worldnet.att.net

Overcoming Demons

pp. 169-171 | DOI: 10.1353/fge.2006.0033

Meat: What's Not for Dinner

pp. 171-174 | DOI: 10.1353/fge.2006.0041

Quirky Parenting Tales

pp. 174-176 | DOI: 10.1353/fge.2006.0025


About the Contributors

pp. 177-180 | DOI: 10.1353/fge.2006.0026

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