The world is a very confusing place even in the most stable of times, and everyday people depend on journalists and other writers to figure out and lend some structure to the swirling facts and details of our lives. This week, Annie and Chris salute the heroes of nonfiction and hope to introduce you to the large and fascinating conversation about how we tell the truth.
Listen to Robin Young's Here and Now interview with the cast of The Lifespan of a Fact here.
+ In Cold Blood by Truman Capote
+ The Lifespan of a Fact by John D'Agata and Jim Fingal
+ Amanda Wakes Up by Alisyn Camerota
+ Rise and Shine by Anna Quindlen
+ All the President's Men by Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward
+ The Imperfectionists by Tom Rachman
+ So You've Been Publicly Shamed by Jon Ronson
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