Fourth Genre: Explorations in Nonfiction

Fourth Genre: Explorations in Nonfiction
Volume 7, Number 2, Fall 2005


Essays and Memoirs

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    Root, Robert A.
    Abildskov, Marilyn, 1961-
    Copeland, Judy.
    Saint Victor, Carol de.
    Morano, Michele.
  • Travel in Nonfiction
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    Subject Headings:
    • Travel writing -- Authorship.
    • Reportage literature -- Authorship.

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Book Reviews

Full-Length Reviews

    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
    Madden, Patrick, 1971-
  • Voices, and: The Agony of Flies: Notes and Notations, and: All Gall is Divided, and: Vectors: Aphorisms and Ten-Second Essays (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Porchia, Antonio. Voices.
    • Merwin, W. S. (William Stanley), 1927-, tr.
    • Canetti, Elias, 1905- Agony of flies: notes and notations.
    • Broch de Rothermann, H. F., tr.
    • Cioran, E. M. (Emile M.), 1911- All gall is divided.
    • Howard, Richard, 1929-, tr.
    • Richardson, James, 1950- Vectors: aphorisms and ten-second essays.
    • Aphorisms and apothegms.
    • Philosophy.
    Treat, James.
  • Imagining Ourselves: Classics of Canadian Non-Fiction, and: Going Some Place: Creative Non-Fiction Across Canada, and: Crisp Blue Edges: Indigenous Creative Non-Fiction (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Francis, Daniel, ed. Imagining ourselves: classics of Canadian non-fiction.
    • Van Luven, Marlene A. D. Lynne, 1947-, ed. Going some place: creative non-fiction across Canada.
    • Marsden, Rasunah, 1949-, ed. Crisp blue edges: indigenous creative non-fiction.
    • Canadian prose literature.
    • Canadian prose literature -- 20th century.


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