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Title Brief encounters : a collection of contemporary nonfiction / edited by Judith Kitchen and Dinah Lenney.

Edition First edition.
Publication Info. New York : W.W. Norton & Company, [2016]
Location Call No. Status
 95th Street Adult Nonfiction  818.609 BRI    AVAILABLE
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Description 350 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Note Includes indexes.
Contents Aphorisms & ten-second essays / James Richardson -- What I hear / Martha Cooley -- Listen / Geeta Kothari -- Dispatch from Montevideo, in which the Madden family flies to Uruguay and plays the lottery / Patrick Madden -- One long sentence / Sven Birkerts -- Why I travel / Pico Iver -- La plata perdida / Anika Fajardo -- Summer days, 1983 / Ira Sukrungruang -- Excerpt from "Don't let me be lonely" / Claudia Rankine -- White / Harrison Candelaria -- Passover rental furniture: Houston / S.I., Wisenberg -- Brief treatise against irony / Lia Purpura -- Cocoons / Barbara Hurd -- Max and Minna / Phillip Lopate -- No results found / Nicholas Montemarano -- Thoughts on time after viewing Christian Marclay's "The Clock" / Chris Daley -- The renaissance / Lynne Sharon Schwartz -- A tale of two cities / David L. Ulin -- Sputnik 2 / Steven Harvey -- Why the long face? / Jennifer Finney Boylan -- Home on the prairie: Lincoln, Nebraska / Meghan Daum -- There are distances between us / Roxane Gay -- Spokane is a coat: 1978 / Kim Barnes -- O pioneers! / Benjamin Anastas -- Stranded / Jill Talbot -- Things gone the way of time / Rebecca McClanaham -- 4 for Easter / Jeff Oaks -- Chess piece / Bill Capossere -- Red / Jericho Parms -- Umbrellas / Nancy Geyer -- Star light, star bright / Jane Brox -- Wild life / Cheryl Merrill -- American Animal / Liz Stephens -- What the osprey knows / Pam Houston -- Clotheslines / M. J. luppa -- Foul ball / Greg Glazner -- Post-game / Jonathan Wilson -- The fan / Eduardo Galeano -- Joltin' Joe has left and gone away / Tod Goldberg -- The insomniac manifesto / Bernard Cooper -- Viennese pathology museum / Amy Gerstler -- Ichthyosis / Jennifer Culkin -- Los Angelitos / Emily Rapp -- The summer after / Tracy Daugherty -- How to banish melancholy / Abigail Thomas -- Brooding / Michael Martone -- Fats / Hilton Als -- Hoffmanniana / Marjorie Sandon -- When you write about mother / Joe Mackall -- Traffic / Jim Krusoe -- Securing district four / J. Malcolm Garcia -- Winter Journal: the first three pages / Paul Auster -- If Mr. Clean had been my father / Dinty W. Moore -- The nun / Peggy Shumaker -- Swerve / Brenda Miller -- Between / Stuart Dybek -- A brief history of water / Lance Larsen -- Water rising / Leila Philip -- Crease / Barrie Jean Borich -- The wardrobe series / Kate Carroll de Gutes -- Mom x3 / Joan Wickersham -- Gifts / Suzanne Berne -- Thanksgiving picnic / Naomi Shihab Nye -- The blur family / Joe Bonomo -- Who / Judith Kitchen -- A thousand Mary Doyles / Sonja Livingston -- Swing / Josette Kubaszyk -- Hunger / Emily Holt -- A phone call with my father / Paul Lisicky -- Future imperfect / Dinah Lenney -- Grief / Julian Barnes -- The desire to write about the green line / Wayne Koestenbaum -- Motes in the light / Lawrence Weschler -- Reading / Patricia Hampl -- The revolution needs a song / Marvin Bell.
Subject American prose literature -- 21st century.
Reportage literature, American.
Added Author Kitchen, Judith, editor.
Lenney, Dinah, editor.
ISBN 9780393350999 (pbk.)
0393350991 (pbk.)
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