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Ira Glass on The New Kings of Nonfiction

Wednesday, October 17, 2007

This American Life's Ira Glass's chosen medium is radio, but he says we’re living in a golden age of nonfiction writing. In The New Kings of Nonfiction, Mr. Glass picks out 14 of his favorite stories - from obscure writers to more well-known ones like Susan Orlean and Chuck Klosterman, to the more obscure.

Weigh In: What's your favorite nonfiction piece from 2007 so far?

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wc from Manhattan

TYPO, by David Silverman. He lost $4 million after trying to run an old-fashioned typesetting business. American dream and all that. A good read all around.

Oct. 17 2007 11:01 AM

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