John D’Agata

John D’Agata appears in the following:

How the American Essay Evolved, from Anne Bradstreet to Tom Wolfe

Thursday, April 14, 2016

Essayist John D’Agata on "The Making of the American Essay," the third and final installment of his series, "A New History of the Essay."

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The Lifespan of a Fact

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Writer John D’Agata and fact-checker Jim Fingal discuss truth and the definition of nonfiction. Their book, The Lifespan of a Fact, is a record of the seven years of arguments, negotiations, and revisions D’Agata and Fingal went through over a 2003 essay by D’Agata, and it explores the boundaries of literary nonfiction.

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