Non-Fiction Articles

  • “Psychoanalysis: The Impossible Profession” by Janet Malcolm
  • “Travels in Georgia” by John McPhee
  • “Nobody Better, Better Than Nobody” by Ian Frazier
  • “Eclectic, Reminiscent, Fickle, Amused, Perverse” By George W.S. Trow
  • “Why Does Mt. Rushmore Exist?” by Sam Anderson
  • “Ring of Time” by E.B. White
  • “Ornery” by Bryan Di Salvatore
  • “The Shitkickers of Madison Avenue” by Lillian Ross
  • “Authority and American Usage” by David Foster Wallace
  • “William Strunk” by E.B. White

Non-Fiction Books/Movies

  • Smartest Guys in the Room by Bethany Mclean and Peter Elkind
  • Century of the Self by Adam Curtis
  • Barbarian Days by William Finnegan
  • War Is A Force that Gives Us Meaning by Chris Hedges
  • Animal Spirits by Robert Shiller and Gregory Akerlof
  • The Boys of My Youth by Jo Ann Beard
  • Alice Let’s Eat by Calvin Trillin
  • The Spirit Catches You, And You Fall Down by Anne Fadiman
  • Metaphysical Club by Louis Menand

Books on Writing

  • On Writing by Annie Dillard
  • The Elements of Story by Francis Flaherty
  • The Dictionary of Modern American Usage by Bryan Garner
  • The Fourth Draft by John McPhee
  • The Elements of Style by William Strunck and E.B. White