on my own in America. It was as if he had been working up to this moment for months, buoyed by the rallies and the tweet storms of the past year, events that had climaxed just hours earlier and whose full meaning I returned to eventually, with glazed eyes, processing. Joining me for the interview was one of Laurens oldest and best friends, Pagan Kennedy, herself the author of 10 books and articles for dozens of publications, from The New York Times Magazine to Details. I was endeared by the impatience in my hosts voice, by his notion that the title American was so broad in its scope, so widely accessible, that to say someone was American was to say very little. John Clerke is a 15-year-old high school student who lives in Cape Town. John Clerke, 15 years old.
Welcome TO MY country by Lauren Slater Kirkus Reviews Nonfiction Book Review: Welcome to My Country by Lauren Slater
My friends and I had just been to a welcome party for international students. You can now findmaybe you did findCreative Nonfiction in bookstores around the United States and in Canada, Singapore and Australia. i had heard those words once before fifteen years before, in the aftermath of the September 11 attacks. During the dance, an inflatable, five-foot-high globe had been bounced into the hall for us to pass around. The doors slid open; he surged forward with the crowd. By Fabiana Moreno. Following the publication of her most recent book, Opening Skinners Box, she was criticized for her methods of research and reporting, among other things. She is an associate fiction editor. One Friday night long ago, I was in my office, reading through a pile of unsolicited submissions for a book series Creative Nonfiction was starting, when something happened: I found a manuscript, by an unknown writer-therapist named Lauren Slater, that blew me away. Shes foreign, they said gleefully, and those words imprinted on my self-image, never to leave.