Bookshelf

Autofiction: What Really Happened?

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Author Essay

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Celebrate the National Park Service’s 100th Birthday with Wild Reads

Pack a few of these in a knapsack and go find the nearest wide, open space.

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Authors, Addiction, and the Road to Recovery

14 memoirs and novels that illuminate the suffering of addiction and the hope of recovery.

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The Unacknowledged Obstacle of Literary Sleepiness

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7 Weird Things I Do With Books

Bet you do them, too.

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Biographies are a vital art, but not all of them are as artful as they are useful.

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