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  Volume 10, Number 1, Spring 2008

Table of Contents

Editor's Notes

p. vii | DOI: 10.1353/fge.0.0007

2007 Editors' Prize Winner

The Last Cows

pp. 1-10 | DOI: 10.1353/fge.0.0011

Essays and Memoirs

The Love Life of Rube Goldberg

pp. 11-20 | DOI: 10.1353/fge.0.0015

My Volvo, My Self: The (Largely Unintended) Existential Implications of Bumper Stickers

pp. 21-34 | DOI: 10.1353/fge.0.0019

Holding On

pp. 35-41 | DOI: 10.1353/fge.0.0023

Polishing Brass

pp. 43-53 | DOI: 10.1353/fge.0.0002

Body Composition

pp. 55-65 | DOI: 10.1353/fge.0.0005

The Auschwitz Photographer

pp. 67-68 | DOI: 10.1353/fge.0.0009

Mikvah: That Which Will Not Stay Submerged

pp. 69-84 | DOI: 10.1353/fge.0.0013

Selway by Headlamp

pp. 85-93 | DOI: 10.1353/fge.0.0017

Cue the Squirt

pp. 95-104 | DOI: 10.1353/fge.0.0021

The Province of Magic

pp. 105-118 | DOI: 10.1353/fge.0.0000

A History with Trees

pp. 119-130 | DOI: 10.1353/fge.0.0004

Face Blind

pp. 131-146 | DOI: 10.1353/fge.0.0008

Comments on the Form

The Art of Lying—Or Risking the Wrath of Oprah

pp. 147-151 | DOI: 10.1353/fge.0.0012


Roundtable: Teaching the Classical Essay

pp. 153-173 | DOI: 10.1353/fge.0.0016

Book Reviews

Full-Length Reviews

A Family of Strangers (review)

pp. 175-178 | DOI: 10.1353/fge.0.0020

(Not That You Asked): Rants, Exploits, and Obsessions (review)

pp. 178-180 | DOI: 10.1353/fge.0.0024

Blonde Indian (review)

pp. 180-182 | DOI: 10.1353/fge.0.0003

Scoring from Second: Writers on Baseball (review)

pp. 183-186 | DOI: 10.1353/fge.0.0006

Dough (review)

pp. 186-188 | DOI: 10.1353/fge.0.0010

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@att.net.

Paula, and: The Lively Shadow: Living with the Death of a Child (review)

pp. 189-191 | DOI: 10.1353/fge.0.0014

Huerfano: A Memoir of Life in the Counterculture, and: New Buffalo: Journals of a Taos Commune (review)

pp. 191-193 | DOI: 10.1353/fge.0.0018

Homegrown Democrat, and: Good People . . . from an Author's Life (review)

pp. 193-197 | DOI: 10.1353/fge.0.0022


About the Contributors

pp. 199-202 | DOI: 10.1353/fge.0.0001

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