102 books — 73 voters
reporting on news and current events
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91 books — 7 voters
Vote For Your 100 Favorite Non-Fiction Books of All Time
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“ All you have to do [to win a Pulitzer Prize] is spend your life running from one awful place to another, write about every horrible thing you see. The civilized world reads about it, then forgets it, but pats you on the head for doing it and gives you a reward as appreciation for changing nothing. ”
“ Freedom of speech gives us the right to offend others, whereas freedom of thought gives them the choice as to whether or not to be offended. ”
A home for lovers of literature, of all kind, to come together and discuss a variety of books. …more
[close] A home for lovers of literature, of all kind, to come together and discuss a variety of books. This bookclub will discuss a mixture of fiction and non-fiction, and a mixture of genres. All members are invited to make comments on the discussion posts, as we'd like to have an active group which is really able to debate different books. If you would like to suggest a book for discussion, please message a moderator.
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This group is dedicated to the discussion of books in the genre called "New Journalism," or what…more
[close] This group is dedicated to the discussion of books in the genre called "New Journalism," or what Truman Capote called the "non-fiction novel." This style of writing became popularized in the 60's when a number of skilled writers took up its tenets: Hunter S. Thompson, Truman Capote, Norman Mailer, Gay Talese, Joan Didion, Tom Wolfe and others.
13 members, last active 5 years ago
[close] Award winning journalist and University of Nebraska Press author Katya Cengel will be answering questions from Dec. 29 2012 to Jan. 12, 2013. Her book, "Bluegrass Baseball: A Year in the Minor League Life" was rated one of the top ten non-fiction reads of 2012 by Shelf Awareness.
2 members, last active 8 years ago
Each month a theme will be set with a suggested book for each age group (adult, young adult, 8-1…more
[close] Each month a theme will be set with a suggested book for each age group (adult, young adult, 8-12 years, young children). You do not have to stick to your age group, it's just to provide a little something for everyone. Some months adult themes may be included, there will be a warning given prior if this is the case. If you add a book to the tbr please let a moderator know the key themes, genres and age range that it falls under.
8 members, last active 9 months ago