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The Mind of Alice Munro

Alice Munro, photo by Derek Shapton Alice Munro’s constant concern is to correct the reader, to undercut and complicate her text until all easy answers are exhausted and an unnerving richness…
LENGTH: 27 minutes (6860 words)
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The Movie Teachers' Unions Hate, but Everyone Else Should Appreciate

For all its faults, Won't Back Down offers a welcome alternative to the standard broken-school film plot. Walden Media At least once a decade, Hollywood produces a film like Stand and Deliver (1988),…
PUBLISHED: Oct. 1, 2012
LENGTH: 6 minutes (1712 words)

Origins of a Murder

1. The boy wears sweatpants the color of a Louisiana lake; later, the police report will note them as blue, though in every description his mother gives thereafter she will always insist on…
SOURCE:gawker.com
LENGTH: 18 minutes (4701 words)

The Punks on G Street: Tracking Cuba's Rebellious Youth 50 Years After the Revolution

I met Liván, Takeshi and the rest of their band of frikis—rock and metal fans of the punk-and-anarchist subcategory—around nine one Thursday night on the median of Havana's G Street. I'd come to…
SOURCE:gawker.com
LENGTH: 18 minutes (4538 words)

NEW SOUTH JOURNALISM: Creative Nonfiction

This work is not authorized or approved by those persons criminally charged or their attorneys, and the views expressed by the author do not reflect the views of anyone other than the author. The boy…
PUBLISHED: Sept. 4, 2012
LENGTH: 18 minutes (4615 words)