Judith Thurman spoke about writing nonfiction – specifically biography and literary criticism – at Columbia this past Wednesday, and apparently we were very lucky to hear her since, according to sources, she rarely leaves her house. Ms. Thurman said a
On Friday, April 18, 2014, I saw two separate three-legged dogs. 14th Street + University Place Joy in the morning: seeing your gleeful gallop on three limber legs. 10th Street + Broadway "I've got a comrade!" said the wheelchaired man. Using three legs, you jump up.
Sometimes it seems that I have spent most of my MFA in nonfiction listening to professors and students alike rave about Behind the Beautiful Forevers by Katherine Boo. While I have yet to read her acclaimed narrative nonfiction account of