Creative Nonfiction

  • Photographer Thomas Neff took this photo of Caroline Koch on Mandeville Street after Hurricane Katrina. (Photo by Thomas Neff courtesy Lumiere Fine Art Photography Gallery)

A New Orleans Hospital Becomes Hell: Sheri Fink’s Five Days at Memorial

By |11.04.13|

 

How do we cope with a disaster on the scale of Hurricane Katrina? Do we learn the necessary lessons and adjust accordingly, or do we simply slip back into a state of denial? How prepared […]

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Jonah Lehrer on How Creativity Works : 5 Insights from Julia Child, Dylan, & Picasso

By |03.23.12|

 

In 1965 singer Bob Dylan was burned out after a grueling tour; he was sick of reporters’ questions and tired of performing the same old songs. Dylan told his manager that he was […]

  • Writer Jeff Sharlet (Photo by Greg Martin)

Writer Jeff Sharlet: Faith, Faithlessness, and the Country in Between

By |11.02.11|

If you follow the subject of American religion, you have likely heard of author Jeff Sharlet.

Sharlet has published five books on the subject, including C Street: The Fundamentalist Threat to American Democracy and The New […]

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