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Best American Science and Nature Writing by
Call Number: Schf Q1 .B47 2014
Publication Date: 2014
This annual publication features the best writing in science and nature from publications such as The Atlantic, Harper's Magazine, Harvard Review, National Geographic, The New York Times, and Scientific American.
The Cambridge Companion to American Travel Writing by
Call Number: Main 810.9355 C178
Publication Date: 2009-01-29
This book features specially commissioned essays that trace the journeys taken by writers from the pre-Revolutionary period to right up to the present. --publisher's description
The Cambridge Companion to War Writing by
Call Number: Main 820.93581 C178
Publication Date: 2009-07-16
This companion focuses on British and American war writing, from Beowulf to Shakespeare to bloggers on 'The War on Terror'.--publisher's description
The Complete Guide to Writing Nonfiction by
Call Number: Schf 808.02 C737
Publication Date: 1988-03-01
In The Complete Guide to Writing Nonfiction, 108 professional writers, all members of the American Society of Journalists and Authors, reveal the full range of opportunities open to nonfiction writers. Specialty areas covered include: Medicine-Health, Psychology, Business, professional journals, travel, sports, food, home, and religion.--publisher's description
The Nonfictionist's Guide by
Call Number: Schf 808.042 R783n
Publication Date: 2007-01-01
The Nonfictionist's Guide offers a lively exploration of the elements of contemporary nonfiction and suggests imaginative approaches to writing it. Each chapter on a vital aspect of contemporary nonfiction concludes with a separate section of relevant notes for nonfictionists.--publisher's description