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Great Nonfiction Authors

Since when did “nonfiction” become synonymous with “dull?”  If you’re looking to explore how creative nonfiction can really be, try some of my favorite authors:

People who write about life experiences and travel:

  • Bill Bryson
  • David Sedaris
  • Calvin Trillin
  • Ann Fadiman

People who do smart, interesting investigative reporting:

  • Barbara Erenreich
  • Eric Schlosser
  • Joan Didion

People who write (gorgeously) about FOOD!

  • MFK Fisher
  • Ruth Reichl

People who write eloquently about nature:

  • Annie Dillard

If you can suggest other authors, leave a comment!