Nonfiction category: 1132351 books

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Good Prose

The Art of Nonfiction

by Tracy Kidder, Richard Todd
Language: English
Release Date: January 15, 2013

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY KIRKUS REVIEWS Good Prose is an inspiring book about writing—about the creation of good prose—and the record of a warm and productive literary friendship. The story begins in 1973, in the offices of The Atlantic Monthly, in Boston, where a young...
Cover of Creating Comics as Journalism, Memoir and Nonfiction
by Randy Duncan, Michael Ray Taylor, David Stoddard
Language: English
Release Date: October 8, 2015

This book provides student journalists, artists, designers, creative writers and web producers with the tools and techniques they need to tell nonfiction stories visually and graphically. Weaving together history, theory, and practical advice, seasoned nonfiction comics professors and scholars Randy...
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by Brenda Miller, Suzanne Paola
Language: English
Release Date: February 10, 2012

Five stars for Tell It Slant ... An enlightening, comprehensive, and very satisfying text on writing and shaping creative nonfiction." --Sheila Bender, editor and publisher of and author of Writing and Publishing Personal Essays When the poet Emily Dickinson wrote, "Tell...
Cover of Successful Nonfiction
by Dan Poynter
Language: English
Release Date: July 4, 2009

An excellent inspirational resource for nonfiction writers from Dan Poynter. Each page hits the nonfiction writer right in the thought process with a tip, an explanation, an illustrative story and a writing quotation.
Cover of The Fast-Track Course on How to Write a Nonfiction Book Proposal, 2nd Edition
by Stephen Blake Mettee
Language: English
Release Date: May 1, 2012

A step-by-step guide through the process of proposing a book to a publisher, this straightforward and accessible work helps aspiring authors get their nonfiction work published quickly. Packed with specific examples of proposals, query letters, publishing contracts, and more, this reference addresses...
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How to Write a Nonfiction Book

From Planning to Promotion in 6 Simple Steps

by Bobbi Linkemer
Language: English
Release Date: January 16, 2012

How to Write a Nonfiction Book: From planning to promotion in 6 simple steps ... Seventh Edition takes the mystery out of the book writing process! Here’s what you need to know: • What it takes to be an author • How to write a proposal • What, when, & how to write • Who can help you • What...
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How to Publish Your Nonfiction Book, Second Edition

A Complete Guide to Making the Right Publisher Say Yes

by Rudy Shur
Language: English
Release Date: July 10, 2012

While many writers dream of seeing their books in print, most don’t succeed simply because they don’t know the ropes. Written by a publisher with over three decades of experience, How to Publish Your Nonfiction Book was designed to maximize your chance of getting your nonfiction work published. The...
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Follow the Story

How to Write Successful Nonfiction

by James B. Stewart
Language: English
Release Date: November 20, 2012

An indispensable guide to nonfiction writing from the Columbia Journalism School professor and Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist behind the bestsellers Blind Eye, Blood Sport, and Den of Thieves. In Follow the Story, bestselling author and journalist James B. Stewart teaches you the techniques...
Cover of Rhetoric and Representation in Nonfiction Film
by Carl Plantinga
Language: English
Release Date: August 1, 2015

Rhetoric and Representation in Nonfiction Film provides a clear and compelling introduction to the basic theoretical issues that ground any in-depth study of documentary film and video. Exploring the legitimacy of the distinction between fiction and nonfiction, Carl Plantinga characterizes the documentary...
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A Memoir in Fractures

by Julie Marie Wade
Language: English
Release Date: November 24, 2014

"For a long time, everything only happened to other people," Julie Wade writes. Or so she thought. She records her falls. The "stunned body, the purloined speech" she experiences after crashing to the ground from a swing. The sensation of slipping from the platform saddle atop a circus elephant, sliding...
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Hue 1968

A Turning Point of the American War in Vietnam

by Mark Bowden
Language: English
Release Date: June 6, 2017

A New York Times, Los Angeles Times, and Indie bestseller. A Los Angeles Times Book Prize Finalist in History. Longlisted for the 2017 Andrew Carnegie Medal for excellence in nonfiction. Named by the Wall Street Journal and Publishers Lunch as one of the top 10 nonfiction books of 2017, an Amazon...
Cover of Growing Great Characters From the Ground Up: A Thorough Primer for the Writers of Fiction and Nonfiction
by Martha Engber
Language: English
Release Date: September 14, 2016

As Martha Engber states in the introduction of Growing Great Characters From the Ground Up: A Thorough Primer for the Writers of Fiction and Nonfiction, character development is the most important facet of any character-based book, because “readers won’t follow for long if they find the people...
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The Last Stone

A Masterpiece of Criminal Interrogation

by Mark Bowden
Language: English
Release Date: April 2, 2019

In the vein of classics like Truman Capote's In Cold Blood and modern hits like Richard Lloyd Parry's People Who Eat Darkness and Beverly Lowry's Who Killed These Girls? (Knopf 2016), The Last Stone is a riveting work of true crime that provides insights into the nature of American violence and the...
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Code Name: Lise

The True Story of the Woman Who Became WWII's Most Highly Decorated Spy

by Larry Loftis
Language: English
Release Date: January 15, 2019

NATIONAL BESTSELLER Featured in The New York Times, The Atlantic, Time, New York Newsday, and on Today! Best Nonfiction Books to Read in 2019—Woman’s Day The Best Nonfiction Books Coming Out This Year—BookBub “A nonfiction thriller.”—The Wall Street Journal From internationally...
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