Tag Archives: Nonfiction

METRO PODCAST | Thorne Dreyer : Broadus Spivey & Jesse Sublett hold forth on ‘Homer Maxey’s Texas Bank War’

Rag Radio features the literary odd couple of lawyer Spivey and musician-writer Sublett and their true tale of West Texas legal chicanery, ‘Broke Not Broken.’ Interview by Thorne Dreyer | The Rag Blog | September 2, 2014 Joining us on … finish reading METRO PODCAST | Thorne Dreyer : Broadus Spivey & Jesse Sublett hold forth on ‘Homer Maxey’s Texas Bank War’

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BOOKS | Anand Gopal’s ‘No Good Men Among the Living’

Through the lives of three Afghans, Gopal creates a vivid history of  the U.S. occupation and exposes the lies and misunderstandings the war is based on. By Ron Jacobs | The Rag Blog | April 20, 2014 [No Good Men … finish reading Ron Jacobs :
BOOKS | Anand Gopal’s ‘No Good Men Among the Living’

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Tom Miller: Travel Writing, Expatriates, and Vengeful Saguaros

Travel writer. Graphic from Ephemerist.Travel writing, expatriates, and vengeful saguaros Be skeptical of writers who talk of snow-capped peaks, bustling marketplaces where the beadwork is always intricate, and shy but friendly natives. By Tom Miller / The Rag Blog / … finish reading Tom Miller: Travel Writing, Expatriates, and Vengeful Saguaros

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BOOKS / Jonah Raskin : Chinua Achebe’s ‘British-Protected Child’

Chinua Achebe’s sharp and inspiring essays:The Education of a British-Protected Child By Jonah Raskin / The Rag Blog / January 4, 2010 [The Education of a British-Protected Child: Essays, by Chinua Achebe. (Knopf, October 6, 2009, 172 pp., $24.95)] Here’s … finish reading BOOKS / Jonah Raskin : Chinua Achebe’s ‘British-Protected Child’

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BOOKS / ‘Eating Animals’ : The Beef with Factory Farms

Jonathan Safran Foer’s Eating Animals:A sweeping indictment of factory farms …what we should be talking about is how upward of 99 percent of animals are raised and what it does to them, what it does to the environment, what it … finish reading BOOKS / ‘Eating Animals’ : The Beef with Factory Farms

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