Anne Fadiman

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Name: Anne Fadiman
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

what i'm reading: the spirit catches you and you fall down, truly excellent nonfiction

The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down: A Hmong child, her American doctors, and the collision of two cultures by Anne Fadiman contains dozens of passages that I'd like to share. My library copy is shamefully dog-eared, and I intend to buy a copy ... [Published we move to canada - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 05 2014 - Updated Jul 05 2014 - 1 reports

Meet the Editor: Shannon Welch

“I was cobbling it together,” said Welch. “I think I faced the reality of how difficult it is to be a writer, and thought, I’m just not sure if this is for me.”Though she didn’t previously have any “publishing ambitions,” Welch accepted a position as ... [Published PublishersWeekly.com - Jul 05 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 1 reports

Civilisation

"It is easy to confuse sophistication with civilisation. Sophistication can be a soulless exercise in superiority ratherthan an appreciation of cultivated taste for its life-enhancing qualities." When the essayist Anne Fadiman was asked if she would ... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Jun 24 2014]
First reported Jun 19 2014 - Updated Jun 19 2014 - 1 reports

The Journalism of Religious Experience

The description is both arresting and familiar: “a new journalism … full of ability, novelty, variety, sensation, sympathy, [and] generous instincts.” The speaker is not Tom Wolfe, nor Hunter Thompson, nor Joan Didion—it’s Matthew Arnold, that most Victorian ... [Published Pacific Standard - Jun 19 2014]
First reported Jun 19 2014 - Updated Jun 19 2014 - 1 reports

Our View: Lessons from Marina Keegan

I tend to read the way I think most people do — infrequently and rapidly. Infrequently, because I’m too busy keeping up with the everyday writings of my Facebook friends and Twitter followees to have the time to sit down and actually read something as ... [Published The Press Tribune - Jun 19 2014]
First reported Jan 25 2014 - Updated Jan 25 2014 - 1 reports

Spring 2014 Announcements: All Praise the Essay: Literary Biographies, Essays & Criticism

Of the essay collections included on this list, perhaps none is more anticipated than the late German novelist W.G. Sebalds A Place in the Country, the last of his major works to be translated into English, here by Sebald scholar Jo Catling. A collection ... [Published PublishersWeekly.com - Jan 25 2014]

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