Fourth Genre: Explorations in Nonfiction
Volume 7, Number 1, Spring 2005

CONTENTS

  1. Editoris Notes
  2. David D. Cooper
  3. pp. vii-ix
  4. DOI: 10.1353/fge.2005.0007
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2004 Editors' Prize

First Place

  1. The Molino
  2. Melani Martinez
  3. pp. 1-8
  4. DOI: 10.1353/fge.2005.0017
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Runner-Up

  1. Gula, Gula --Listen, Listen: Memory and the Map of Childhood
  2. Mira Bartok
  3. pp. 9-20
  4. DOI: 10.1353/fge.2005.0002
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Essays and Memoris

  1. Friday Night Fights with Mom
  2. Thomas McGohey
  3. pp. 21-34
  4. DOI: 10.1353/fge.2005.0018
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  1. Monais Toast
  2. Cynthia J. Hollenbeck
  3. pp. 35-50
  4. DOI: 10.1353/fge.2005.0013
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  1. A Rough Guide to Astronomy
  2. Shara Sinor
  3. pp. 51-60
  4. DOI: 10.1353/fge.2005.0023
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  1. Thinking in Circles
  2. Floyd Skloot
  3. pp. 61-71
  4. DOI: 10.1353/fge.2005.0024
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  1. Resonance
  2. Carol A. Ellingson
  3. pp. 73-80
  4. DOI: 10.1353/fge.2005.0009
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  1. Afterlife
  2. Derek Furr
  3. pp. 81-88
  4. DOI: 10.1353/fge.2005.0011
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  1. What I Know Good
  2. Rochelle L. Harris
  3. pp. 89-101
  4. DOI: 10.1353/fge.2005.0012
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  1. The Nuptial Flight of the Ants: Or, On the Nature of Motherly Love
  2. Kimberly Meyer
  3. pp. 103-111
  4. DOI: 10.1353/fge.2005.0020
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  1. The Crack-Up: #199-7
  2. Taylor Elliott
  3. pp. 113-122
  4. DOI: 10.1353/fge.2005.0010
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  1. Hands
  2. Shelley Puhak
  3. pp. 123-130
  4. DOI: 10.1353/fge.2005.0021
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  1. Pinups
  2. David Chura
  3. pp. 131-138
  4. DOI: 10.1353/fge.2005.0005
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  1. A Starbucks State of Mind
  2. Jan Koenen
  3. pp. 139-142
  4. DOI: 10.1353/fge.2005.0015
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Comments on the Form

  1. Reflection and Retrospection: A Pedagogic Mystery Story
  2. Phillip Lopate
  3. pp. 143-156
  4. DOI: 10.1353/fge.2005.0016
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Interview

  1. Interview with Lauren Slater
  2. Alys Culhane, Lauren Slater
  3. pp. 157-172
  4. DOI: 10.1353/fge.2005.0008
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Photo Essay

  1. No Photo Essay
  2. Ralph Menendez
  3. pp. 173-174
  4. DOI: 10.1353/fge.2005.0019
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Book Reviews

Full-Length Reviews

  1. Meeting Faith: The Forest Journals of a Black Buddhist Nun (review)
  2. Laura Julier
  3. pp. 175-179
  4. DOI: 10.1353/fge.2005.0014
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  1. Occasions of Sin: A Memoir (review)
  2. Jocelyn Bartkevicius
  3. pp. 179-182
  4. DOI: 10.1353/fge.2005.0001
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  1. Just Beneath My Skin: Autobiography and Self-Discovery (review)
  2. Wendy Rawlings
  3. pp. 182-184
  4. DOI: 10.1353/fge.2005.0022
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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.

  1. Random Family: Love, Drugs, Trouble, and Coming of Age in the Bronx (review)
  2. Christopher Weber
  3. pp. 185-186
  4. DOI: 10.1353/fge.2005.0025
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  1. Regarding the Pain of Others (review)
  2. Christopher Weber
  3. pp. 186-187
  4. DOI: 10.1353/fge.2005.0026
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  1. Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight: An African Childhood (review)
  2. Lin Calof
  3. pp. 187-188
  4. DOI: 10.1353/fge.2005.0003
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  1. After Such Knowledge: Memory, History, and the Legacy of the Holocaust (review)
  2. Lin Calof
  3. pp. 188-189
  4. DOI: 10.1353/fge.2005.0004
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Contributors

  1. About the Contributors
  2. pp. 191-194
  3. DOI: 10.1353/fge.2005.0006
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