TOUCHSTONE ANTHOLOGY OF CONTEMPORARY CREATIVE NONFICTION
Work from 1970 to Present
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50 highly regarded nonfiction works published since 1970
Edited by Lex Williford and Michael Martone. Selected by 500 writers, English professors, and creative writing teachers from across the country, this collection includes some of the most highly regarded nonfiction work published since 1970. From memoir to journalism, personal essays to cultural criticism, this anthology brings together works from all genres of creative nonfiction, with 50 pieces by 50 writers, including "Mother Tongue" by Amy Tan, "The Love of My Life" by Cheryl Strayed, "Repeat After Me" by David Sedaris, "High Tide in Tucson" by Barbara Kingsolver, "The Glass Essay" by Anne Carson, "A Small Place" by Jamaica Kincaid, and more. 552 pages. ©2007.