Bookshots: 'The Coyote’s Bicycle: The Untold Story of Seven Thousand Bicycles and the Rise of a Borderland Empire' by Kimball TaylorReview by Bart Bishop
A brief review of Kimball Taylor's book on the bikes that were used to smuggle 7,000 people from Mexico into the United States.
Column by George Cotronis
Truly spooky non-fiction books. Do they exist? Join me as I go through five terrifying offerings from the non-fiction shelf.
Column by Keith Rawson
Want to write essays and other such bric-a-brac? Maybe this column will gear you up for the task.
Column by Michael David Wilson July 22, 2016 (7) comments
Michael David Wilson examines ten non-fiction books that have changed his life for the better.
Column by Joe Biel
Despite how things may seem, often times success in publishing is determined by how well we follow basic guidelines, schedules, and procedures.
Review by Joshua Chaplinsky
Punk rock professor Greg Graffin, lead singer of Bad Religion, challenges the modern narrative of war with SCIENCE!
Column by Brandon Tietz September 17, 2015 (3) comments
A huge Bill Murray fan reads a book about Bill Murray...and the results are a teeny bit sad.
Review by Christopher Shultz
Meticulous research and personal anecdotes reveal an often overlooked extreme poverty in America.
Review by Freddie Moore
A collection of essays that takes readers on a cross-country trip across America.
News by Raine Winters
The line is aptly titled AP Editions.
Review by Keith Rawson January 20, 2015 (2) comments
A brief review of Allen Kurzweil's memoir, 'Whipping Boy'.
News by Peter Derk January 19, 2015 (5) comments
Are these heavenly tourism books a bunch of Malarkey?
News by Joshua Chaplinsky
January's selection for the LitReactor Book Club is 'Lost in Space: A Father's Journey There and Back Again' by Ben Tanzer.
Review by Brian McGackin December 2, 2014 (2) comments
Who the f*** doesn't love cursing?
Review by Cath Murphy
Your ship goes down and you're washed up on a desert island with a bunch of strangers. Will you survive to tell the tale, or end up as the main course when supplies run out?
Interview by Elle Nash November 21, 2014 (4) comments
In the wake of controversy surrounding Lena Dunham's new book, Yuknavitch discusses the importance of subversion in non-fiction.
Review by Leah Dearborn
Thrown should be required reading for all literary nonfiction fans.
Review by Leah Dearborn
The walls of the Chelsea Hotel have seen it all, from Jackson Pollock vomiting profusely on the dining room carpet to the drug-fueled murder of Nancy Spungen.
Review by Chris Rosales October 7, 2013 (2) comments
A review of 'How to Read a Novelist', a collection of interviews conducted by editor at Granta John Freeman.
Column by Leah Rhyne September 11, 2013 (9) comments
It's important to remember the past. Here are six books to help you remember World War II.
Review by John Jarzemsky July 9, 2013 (1) comments
Chuck Klosterman's latest collection of non-fiction essays examines how we define villains within pop culture and how perceptions of good and evil change with time.
Column by Taylor Houston July 8, 2013 (10) comments
Five literary magazines that keep me from utter despair.
News by Dean Fetzer December 11, 2012 (16) comments
In a move guaranteed to incite criticism, American literature classics will be replaced with non-fiction books to get pupils ready for the workplace.
Column by Cath Murphy May 23, 2012 (8) comments
Ebeneezer Scrooge, Tintin and Alice in Wonderland are all said to be based on real people. Is using your boss or neighbor as a ready made character a stroke of genius, or a fast route to a lawsuit?