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David Lazar

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David Lazar’s books include essays: Occasional Desire, (Nebraska) and The Body of Brooklyn (Iowa); prose poetry: Powder Town (Pecan Grove) nonfiction anthologies: Truth in Nonfiction (Iowa), After Montaigne (forthcoming from Georgia), and Essaying the Essay (Welcome Table Press); and interview collections: Michael Powell: Interviews and Conversations with M.F.K. Fisher (both Mississippi). He has lectured widely on nonfiction and editing, and founded the Ph.D. program in nonfiction writing at Ohio University, and directed the creation of the MFA program in nonfiction at Columbia College Chicago, where he teaches. He is the founding editor of Hotel Amerika, now in its fourteenth year.

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Truth in Nonfiction: Essays

3.92 avg rating — 39 ratings — published 2008 — 3 editions
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The Body of Brooklyn

4.21 avg rating — 19 ratings — published 2003 — 2 editions
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Michael Powell: Interviews

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Hotel Amerika

4.78 avg rating — 9 ratings — published 2002 — 2 editions
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Occasional Desire: Essays

4.09 avg rating — 11 ratings — published 2013 — 4 editions
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Who's Afraid of Helen of Tr...

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Powder Town

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Essaying the Essay

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