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Nonfiction authors share compelling true stories & books with great ideas for living well. In addition to discussing captivating biographies & memoirs, these writers promote business & entrepreneurship, foster community-building, encourage health & wellness, strengthen home & family, and nurture personal development. Regardless of the genre, all the books we feature are insightful, inspiring, and uplifting. In the end, we save you time by curating long-standing classics, sleepers, and new re ...
 
The Creative Nonfiction Podcast with Brendan O'Meara is a weekly podcast that showcases leaders in narrative journalism, essay, memoir, documentary film, and radio. Brendan teases out the origins, habits, routines, and tactics these masters—Pulitzer Prize winners, New York Times bestsellers—use so that listeners can apply those tools to their own work.
 
В подкасте издательства АСТ nonfiction мы говорим с авторами наших книг: обсуждаем темы, которые они в них поднимают, читателей и актуальные проблемы для любого современного человека.
 
Eighteen short nonfiction works in the public domain, independently chosen by the readers. Topics include how to swim, Navajo silversmithing, the sun, begonias and ferns, Martin Luther, U.S. Presidents Eisenhower and Nixon, Captain Cook's exploration of Botany Bay, General James Wolfe, and Moravian missionaries in Labrador. (summary by Sue Anderson)
 
Eighteen short nonfiction works in the public domain, independently chosen by the readers. Topics include the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake, blow-pipe weapons, Oriental china; impressions of America by Enrico Caruso, Oscar Wilde, and Charles W. Eliot; Abraham Lincoln, Frederick Douglass; film directors Ernst Lubitsch and King Vidor; architect Louis Sullivan; Roe vs. Wade, women's rights; microphobia, the Boy Scouts, Kentucky's blue-grass region, and wintry weather. (Summary by Sue Anderson)
 
If you love documentary films, hear from the top storytellers on Pure Nonfiction. Host Thom Powers is well-connected in this world as a documentary curator for the Toronto International Film Festival, DOC NYC, and SundanceNow Doc Club. He leads conversations that are frank, funny and revealing. Listen to interviews with Oscar-winning filmmakers Barbara Kopple, Alex Gibney, and Roger Ross Williams; as well as the directors of “Making a Murderer,” “Weiner” and “OJ: Made in America.” Often the ...
 
Eighteen short nonfiction works in the public domain, independently chosen by the readers. Topics include the discovery of X-rays, earthquakes, Hegel, Sir William Osler, Charles William Eliot, Oscar Wilde, Charles Sumner, Monica Lewinsky, and Anita Loos; the Lincoln highway, joys of gardening, goldfish, skunk raising, and the cultivation of tobacco. "Earthquakes" was co-authored by Louis Pakiser. (summary by Sue Anderson)
 
Fifteen short nonfiction works in the public domain, independently chosen by the readers. Topics include the history of aeroplanes, political speeches, travel, philosophy, Japan, the United Nations, Congressional law, rules of cricket and more. (Summary by Sue Anderson)Note: "On the Part Played by Accident in Discovery" by Ernst Mach was translated by Thomas J. McCormack.
 
Eighteen short nonfiction works in the public domain, independently chosen by the readers. Topics include bedside books, South African cookery, Bryce canyon, Wilhelm Stekel's psychology, the Theologia Germanica, Paracelsus, John Donne, Cotton Mather, Julia Smith's translation of the Bible, Zen Buddhism, American immigrants, slavery, Joseph Crosby Lincoln, Oscar Wilde, Albert Einstein, and cats."Cats and Their Care" was edited by Liberty Hyde Bailey. "Looking Backward" was translated by Samue ...
 
Eighteen short nonfiction works in the public domain, independently chosen by the readers. Topics include the English countryside; William Randolph Hearst and journalism; the philosophy of Soren Kierkegaard, John Dewey and others; General William T. Sherman's voyage to San Francisco; the metric system, and the future of the machine age. (Summary by Sue Anderson) Bjornson's "Beyond Human Power" and Kierkegaard's "What Says the Fire Marshal?" were both translated by Lee Milton HollanderThe tra ...
 
Eighteen short nonfiction works in the public domain, independently chosen by the readers. Topics include philosophy and thought -- Plato, Aristotle, Leonhard Euler, Henri Amiel, and the French Rights of Man; adventure and mystery -- the ascent of Aconcagua and the mystery ship Mary Celeste; science -- a new comet and lichen dyes; portraits of the seasons by Lucy Maud Montgomery: biographies of Charles Dickens and Clara and Robert Schuman; a history of the Transcendental utopia Fruitlands by ...
 
A collection of eleven short nonfiction works in the public domain. The items included in this collection were independently selected by the readers, and the topics encompass history, conservation, philosophy, politics, religion and cooking. Included in this collection are Thomas Jefferson's first Inaugural Address, "Secession" by Alexander H. Stephens, "Of Truth" and the preface to "The New Organon, or True Directions Concerning the Interpretation of Nature" by Francis Bacon, John Donne's l ...
 
A collection of ten short nonfiction works in the public domain. The essays, speeches and reports included in this collection were independently selected by the readers, and the topics encompass history, politics science and religion. Included in this collection are Martin Luther’s “Ninety-five Theses,” Jefferson Davis’ speech before the United States Senate in 1861 “On Withdrawing from the Union,” William E. Gladstone’s address delivered in the House of Commons in 1893 on “Irish Home Rule” ...
 
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Mike's Always Right—hosted by Mike Eiman—is high in fiber, and jam packed with inane ramblings about fiction writing, self-publishing, marketing, coffee and whatever else happens to strike Mike's fancy.
 
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Joe Drape is a sports writer for The New York Times and the author of The Saint Makers, among other books. He's @joedrape on Twitter and you can keep the conversation going @CNFPod. Head over to patreon.com/cnfpod to support the show and get access to the audio magazine!Brendan O'Meara
 
Today’s guest, Moroccan writer and filmmaker Abdellah Taïa discusses his most recent novel A Country For Dying translated by Emma Ramadan and winner of the 2021 PEN Translation Award. We talk about voice in relation to self, story in relation to truth, writing in one’s second language, particularly a language imposed by colonization, about making t…
 
The 6’ 7” star of The Greatest Showman, and Broadway’s Frozen, and Hadestown Timothy Hughes is back for a second-half conversation with host DP Knudten about how embracing what he once perceived as a personal obstacle actually allowed him to achieve new levels of success and satisfaction, both personally and professionally. To learn more about Tim …
 
G'Ra Asim, author of Boyz in the Void: A Mixtape to My Brother (Beacon Press), stopped by CNF Pod HQ to talk about this incredible book, punk rock, and straight edge culture. Great talk. Social media: @notjadedpunk, @CNFPod Patreon.com/cnfpodBrendan O'Meara
 
Nonfiction Friends is an educational, library-based podcast that seeks to help the public learn interesting, quirky, and sometimes bizarre facts that can be found in the nonfiction section of their local library. In this episode, Josh and Rebecca are discussing their visit to the Osceola County Animal Services and sharing some exciting news!Check u…
 
SUMMARY “The Power of Kindness: Why Empathy Is Essential in Everyday Life” by Dr. Brian Goldman is the result of a veteran ER physician questioning his empathy quotient. Concerned his ability to be kind has diminished, Goldman travels the world looking for stories and data about empathy. Relieved to learn neuroscientists believe humans are hard-wir…
 
SUMMARY Anne Devereux-Mills, once a powerful New York advertising executive, captures her story of creating authentic female connections in her book, “The Parlay Effect: How Female Connection Can Change the World.” After experiencing a “trifecta of setbacks”—losing her job, health, and last child (to college)—Devereux-Mills found herself in a new c…
 
Timothy Hughes, star of The Greatest Showman and Broadway’s Frozen and Hadestown joins host DP Knudten for a super fun discussion on the role of personal branding in show business from the point of view of a 6’ 7” man who went all the from small town Wisconsin to the Great White Way. To learn more about Tim and his Performer’s Puzzle online communi…
 
Today’s episode of Between the Covers is with writer Elissa Washuta about White Magic, her new memoir in essays just out from Tin House. Elissa Washuta’s body of work, and White Magic is no exception, is deeply engaged with form, particularly in relationship to the telling of our own true stories. How do we find the right form to tell our stories? …
 
Maddy Crowell comes by the show to talk about "Invisible Kid," her piece for The Atavist Magazine. Lead editor Jonah Ogles teases the piece and Ed Johnson talks about the brand new design. Keep the conversation going @CNFPod and consider becoming a CNFin' member at patreon.com/cnfpod.Brendan O'Meara
 
SUMMARY Pediatric occupational therapist Angela Hanscom, author of “Balanced and Barefoot,” urges parents, teachers, and administrators to embrace “free play” for children of all ages. Today, without merry-go-rounds and teeter-totters, time to roll down hills and get dirty, these modern kids are experiencing an alarming increase in sensory and emot…
 
Evelyn Starr’s new book “Teenage WasteBrand” is the subject of this 'AMEN!' episode with host DP Knudten. They talk about the critical value of having a demonstrably true brand foundation that can still enable said brand to weather the inevitable changes of today’s dynamic business landscape—and how many brands have more in common with teenagers th…
 
Elena Passarello is the author of Animals Strike Curious Poses, Let Me Clear My Throat, and the co-host of I'll Find Myself When I'm Dead. Keep the conversation going on social media @CNFPod and consider being a member in the Patreon group, patreon.com/cnfpod. Stay cool, CNFers, stay cool forever!Brendan O'Meara
 
SUMMARY “Strong Like Water: How I Found the Courage to Lead with Love in Business and in Life,” by new author Laila Tarraf chronicles one woman’s painful struggle with emotional trauma. The eldest of three children of Lebanese immigrant parents, Tarraf takes on the dual role of mediator between a warring mother and father and bridge between two cul…
 
Nonfiction Friends is an educational, library-based podcast that seeks to help the public learn interesting, quirky, and sometimes bizarre facts that can be found in the nonfiction section of their local library. This week, Josh and Rebecca are discussing their favorite fiction books from the past year, and redeeming soda.Check us out online:http:/…
 
“Teenage WasteBrand” author Evelyn Starr joins host DP Knudten for the wide ranging conversation about branding that recognizes one its most important owners: the people who actually engage, buy, and support the brand (its customers, recommenders, and enthusiasts). To learn more about Evelyn and her new book “Teenage WasteBrand, How Your Brand Can …
 
Writer, poet, and painter Rikki Ducornet returns to Between the Covers to discuss her latest novel Trafik which is her first foray into science fiction. Ducornet’s body of work—surrealist, alchemical, gnostic, metamorphic—is sparked by the wonder and mystery of dreams, as well as by the shared company of the non-human other, the eels and butterflie…
 
Sports writer, podcast host, radio host, Julie DiCaro comes by to talk about her book Sidelined, a book about being a woman in America. Keep the conversation going on Twitter @CNFPod and find show notes to this and other episodes at brendanomeara.com. Check out patreon.com/cnfpod for ways to support the show and get some cool swag!…
 
Nonfiction Friends is an educational, library-based podcast that seeks to help the public learn interesting, quirky, and sometimes bizarre facts that can be found in the nonfiction section of their local library. In this episode, Josh and Rebecca provide helpful hacks for those working from home.Check us out online:http://www.osceolalibrary.org/Twi…
 
Startup Hypeman’s Rajiv Nathan is back with host DP Knudten for more conversation about the how aligning your business with the person you actually are is key for creating a ‘completely true / completely you’ personal brand, and having the kind of satisfying success you desire. To learn more about Rajiv and download his free elevator pitch framewor…
 
There's a stealth memoir quality to The Ringer's Rob Harvilla on his incredible podcast "60 Songs that Explain the 90s." Yes, they are songs that define the decade, but they are also songs that define him. Keep the conversation going on social media @CNFPod and subscribe wherever you podcast. Consider becoming a member at patreon.com/cnfpod to get …
 
SUMMARY Not just another rags-to-riches story, “Unstoppable” by Joshua M. Greene is the unbelievable true story of “Siggi B. Wilzig’s Astonishing Journey from Auschwitz Survivor and Penniless Immigrant to Wall Street Legend.” Initially reluctant to write another dark Holocaust-survivor story, Greene, was surprised to find the post-Auschwitz life of…
 
Nonfiction Friends is an educational, library-based podcast that seeks to help the public learn interesting, quirky, and sometimes bizarre facts that can be found in the nonfiction section of their local library. This week, Josh and Rebecca are celebrating National Tartan Day and traveling to Scotland!Check us out online:http://www.osceolalibrary.o…
 
Startup Hypeman Rajiv Nathan joins host DP Knudten for a ‘violently in agreement’ conversation about the importance of having an ‘audience first’ orientation whenever attempting to tell a compelling story, and how ‘Hamilton’ the musical is the perfect proof of concept and framework to follow. To learn more about Rajiv and download his free elevator…
 
Today’s guest is poet Jorie Graham. We speak about her fifteenth book of poetry, Runaway. This latest book, along with the three that precede it—Sea Change, Place, and Fast—confronts our accelerating trajectory toward climate disaster. But as Lidija Haas says for Harper’s Magazine, Graham “in her poems remakes a world you can inhabit, one in which …
 
Canadian writer and journalist Lindsay Jones stops by HQ to talk about her Atavist story The Milk Box Babies about the cottage hospital industry of rural Canada and the secret that upended two families. I also speak with editor-in-chief Seyward Darby. Subscribe to The Atavist and the podcast. Keep the conversation going @CNFPod on Twitter and IG an…
 
Nonfiction Friends is an educational, library-based podcast that seeks to help the public learn interesting, quirky, and sometimes bizarre facts that can be found in the nonfiction section of their local library. In this episode, Josh and Rebecca are putting their taste buds to the test and trying unusual flavored soda.Check us out online:http://ww…
 
Liz Willits is back for the second half of her conversation with host DP Knudten about why she niche-ed down to become known as a go-to expert in email marketing, and how that’s enabling her to expand her business into other areas now that’s she’s proved who she is, what she does, and how she does it—in depth. Learn more, and connect with Liz, at l…
 
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