Authortitle Index

Abraham Lincoln: The War Years, 241

Alexander, Caroline, 242 Allen, Moira Anderson, 216 All the Strange Hours: The Excavation of a Life, 157 American Nature Writing, 257 Amory, Cleveland, 67, 68 Angela's Ashes, 191, 192 Arctic Dreams, 169—71 Atwan, Robert, 4

"Ava: Life in the Afternoon," 76—77

Baker, Russell, 55-56, 173-74, 259 Baldwin, James, 261 Banes, Charles H., 109 Barzun, Jacques, 230 "The Basket-Case State," 70 "Bear News," 254 Beautiful Swimmers, 91-92 Berkow, Ira, 6 Bernstein, Burton, 160-61 Bernstein, Jeremy, 251 Bernstein, Richard, 224 The Best Excuse, 116 Best Newspaper Writing, 263 "The Best of Everything," 24-25 Beston, Henry, 262 Between the Lines, 2

Biagi, Shirley, 199

Blue Highways, 69, 77, 168, 176-77

"The Blue-Ribbon American

Beauty Rose of Rodeo," 181-82 Boorstin, Daniel J., 239 Bor, Jonathan, 263 Brady, John Joseph, 199 Brandt, Anthony, 232 Breslin, Jimmy, 81-82, 88-89 Brodeur, Paul, 228 Bryan, C. D. B., 101-2, 110, 125-26 Bryson, Bill, 53, 249 Buchanan, Edna, 245 Buckley, William F., Jr., 60 By-Line: Ernest Hemingway, 40-41

The Cake-Peddlers' War, 180 "Campaigning," 151-52 Capote, Truman, 123 Carroll, Donald, 116 Carson, Rachel, 267 Carver, Raymond, 44-45 Catton, Bruce, 109-10, 150, 156, 240-41

"Charlie Simpson's Apocalypse,"

126, 129-30 Chatwin, Bruce, 15-16 Christian Science Monitor, 244

Churchill, Winston S., 106-7, 239-40

"A Clean, Well-Lighted Place," 265 Collier's Weekly, 4 Common Ground, 57, 195 Connell, Evan S., 105-6, 107 Contemporary American Essays, 258

Conway, Jill Ker, 192 Cooke, Janet, 229 "Covering the Cops," 245 The Craft of Interviewing, 199 Creative Interviewing, 199, 209 Critchfield, Richard, 174, 195

Daily News, 81, 88 "Dan on the Run," 246 Davidson, Sara, 61-62 Death All Day, 88

"The Death of James Dean," 74-75 Destinations, 102, 114-15 Dickens, Charles, 35-36 Didion, Joan, 27-29, 35, 113-14, 178-79, 184, 197, 230, 270, 271 Dillard, Annie, 49-50, 60-61, 83,

168, 172 The Discoverers, 239 "The Discus Thrower," 18-19 Dispatches, 26-27, 126 Dos Passos, John, 75 Douglas, William O., 254-55 Down and Out in Paris and London, 14-15, 120-21 Do You Sleep in the Nude?, 76, 137-38

Dunne, John Gregory, 123, 197

Edel, Leon, 239 Eiseley, Loren, 63-64, 140-41, 156-57

Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 237

The Empty Meadow, 247 "Enchantment at First Encounter," 25-26

"Encounters at the Mind's Edge," 272-73

Encounters with Chinese Writers,

49-50, 60-61, 83 The Endurance: Shackleton s Legendary Antarctic Expedition, 242 Esquire, 3, 51, 61, 65, 70, 71, 72, 74-75, 86, 87, 176, 179, 181, 183, 232, 265, 272-73 Eszterhas, Joe, 126, 129-30 The Executioner's Song, 173 Extraordinary Lives, 237

Falacci, Oriana, 208 Fame and Obscurity, 3, 30, 96, 111 A Farewell to Arms, 41-42 Faulkner, William, 86 "Fifth Avenue, Uptown," 261 Finkelkraut, Alain, 224 Fishkin, Shelly Fisher, 4, 197 "The Flag," 259

"The Flower of Ice Hockey Takes

His Last Turn," 244 For Whom the Bell Tolls, 179 "Frank Sinatra Has a Cold," 86 Frazier, Ian, 252-53, 254 "Freedom," 259

Friendly Fire, 101-2, 110, 125-26 From Fact to Fiction, 4 "Furious Seasons," 45

"The General Goes Zapping

Charlie Cong," 103 Getting the Words Right, 164 "Give a Beggar a Horse...", 88-89 Giving Good Weight, 159

Going to Extremes, 103—4, 113 "Golden Prague: Travels through a

Police State," 32-33 Goldstein, Richard, 80-81 "Good, Clean Fun," 266 The Grapes of Wrath, 51, 167 The Great Port: A Passage through New York, 112 Greene, Bob, 272 Greensboro News and Record, 49 Growing Up, 55-56, 173-74

Haas, Charles, 72-73

Halberstam, David, 70-71

The Harder They Fall, 42-43, 176

"Hauntings," 260

Hay, John, 253-54

Heat-Moon, William Least, 69, 77,

168, 176-77, 250 A Heaven in the Eye, 247-48 "Heirs of General Practice," 160 Hell's Angels, 45-46 Hemingway, Ernest, 4-5, 40-42, 179 Henry, William A., III, 228 Herr, Michael, 26-27, 97-98, 126 "Highbrow, Lowbrow, Middlebrow," 67-68 "The Himalaya Revisited," 251 A History of the English-Speaking

Peoples, 106-7, 240 History of the Philadelphia

Brigade, 109-10 Hoagland, Edward, 167 Hoelterhoff, Manuela, 32-33 Hoge, Warren, 66 Homer, 165

Honor Thy Father, 215-16, 235-36 House, 161-62, 195 "House & Home," 270-71 Howard, Jan, 65

Howard, Maureen, 258 How I Wrote the Story, 264 "How Race Is Lived in America" series, 5—6

Ibena, 99-101

"I Didn't Want to Kill Him, But

He Had a Gun," 264 "Impressions of Japan," 86 "The Incredible Shrinking Chip...Circuits," 265-66 The Inland Ground, 46-47 Innes, Hammond, 32-33 In Patagonia, 15-16 In Search of History, 240 In Suspect Terrain, 223 Interviews That Work, 199 "In the Doghouse," 274 Invasive Procedures, 160 Iovine, Julie V., 270-71 "It Fluttered and Became Bruce

Murray's Heart," 263 "I Was a Playboy Bunny," 151

"Jimmy's World," 229 Journeys, 24-25, 179-80, 182, 252

Kakutani, Michiko, 223 Kaplan, Robert, 269-70 Kenner, Hugh, 230 "The Kentucky Derby Is Decadent and Depraved," 16-17 Kesey, Ken, 176, 181-82, 183 "Khesanh," 97-98 Kidder, Tracy, 161-62, 195 Kramer, Jane, 83-84, 126 Kramer, Mark, 132-33, 160, 196 Krim, Seymore, 9 Krutch, Joseph Wood, 152

Landfalls in History, 32-33

Lapham, Lewis H., 131, 197 La Place de la Concorde Suisse, 72, 158-59

"The Last American Hero Is

Junior Johnson. Yes!", 128-29 The Last Cowboy, 83-84, 126 Late Night Thoughts on Listening to Mahler's Ninth Symphony, 268-69 Leerhsen, Charles, 273 Le Monde, 224 Leonard, George, 272-73 Liberation, 224-25 "Life on the 6:55," 273 Lipman, Joanne, 227-28 The Literary Journalists, 132, 213 Lives of a Cell, 141 Logan, Ben, 247 The Log from the Sea of Cortez, 167

London, Jack, 4 Looking for America, 46 Lopez, Barry, 169-71, 257 "Los Angeles Notebook," 27-29 Lukas, J. Anthony, 57, 195 Lynes, Russell, 67-69

Maddocks, Melvin, 244-45 Mailer, Norman, 71, 91, 173, 197, 221

The Maine Woods, 249 "Marrakech," 30-31 McClintick, David, 179 McCourt, Frank, 191, 192 McGinniss, Joe, 94-95, 103-4, 113, 162-63

McPhee, John, 47-48, 72, 84-85, 86, 89-91, 138, 158-60, 164, 177-78, 180, 184-86, 200, 213-14, 223, 226, 230, 246-47, 255 McQuade, Donald, 4

Metzler, Ken, 199, 209 Miami Herald, 245 Michener, James, 99-101 "The Minority Quarterback," 6 "A Modest Proposal for Preventing the Children of Poor People from Being a Burden to Their Parents or the Country," 225 Moffett, James, 172 Morison, Samuel Eliot, 19-20 "The Mormons of Salt Lake City," 65

114-15, 177, 179-80, 182-84, 252 Mortal Lessons, 269 Ms., 61

My Wilderness: The Pacific West, 254-55

Natural Acts: A Sidelong View of

Science and Nature, 268 "The Nature Writer's Dilemma," 254

The New Journalism, 3, 97, 103,

123, 126, 127-28, 214 Newport: There She Sits, 67 "New York: A Serendipiter's

Journey," 29-30 New Yorker, 47-48, 160, 227-28,

232, 245, 251, 254, 260 New York magazine, 165, 246 New York Times, 5-8, 24, 60, 66, 82, 88, 116, 222, 223, 224, 227, 230, 233-35, 265-66, 270-71 The Night Country, 63-64 "Nixon's Neighborhood," 95-96 Nobody Knows My Name, 261 North of the C.P. Line, 177-78, 180, 186 The Nothing That Is: A Natural History of Zero, 269-70

"Not So Far: A European Journey," 179-80, 252

The Odyssey, 165

Of a Fire on the Moon, 91

"Offshore: A Journey to the

Weddell Sea," 257 Olson, Sigurd F., 256-57 Omnibus, 243 One Man's Meat, 259 "On Her Own in the City," 37-38 The Onion Field, 108, 139-40 On Nature, 254 "On Reading," 131 On the Rez, 252-53 "On the Shelling of Madrid," 4-5 Orwell, George, 14-15, 30-31,

120-21, 230, 231 The Outermost House, 152-53, 262 Outrageous Acts and Everyday Rebellions, 87, 151, 260-61 The Overreachers, 98-99 Ozick, Cynthia, 25-26

Paper Lion, 19 Patinkin, Mark, 58, 264 "Patricia Nixon Flying," 87 Pett, Saul, 175-76 Pilgrim at Tinker Creek, 172 The Pine Barrens, 84, 86, 138 Pirsig, Robert M., 72, 167 Plimpton, George, 19, 197 Points of Departure: An

Anthology of Nonfiction, 172 "The Politics of Plain Style," 230 Popular Writing in America, 4 "Pounding Ash," 243 "The Power of "21.", 165 "A Primer on the Thirties," 51 "The Prisoner of Celebrity," 71

Pritchett, V. S., 82, 87-88 "Pritchett's London," 82, 87-88 Providence, R.I. Evening Bulletin, 264

Providence Journal-Bulletin, 58

Quammen, David, 268

Rabelais, Francois, 180 Rawles, Thomas H., 48-49 Real Property, 61-62 "The Real Reasons," 237 "Red-Hot Racing Dog Wins

People's Hearts Even When He Fails," 264 The Red Smith Reader, 266, 274 Reed, Rex, 76-77, 137-38 Reflections from the North

Country, 256-57 Reid, Alastair, 227-28, 232, 260 "Remembering the Late, Great

Count Basie," 244-45 "A Reporter Aloft: Small

Airports," 160-61 The Reporter as Artist, 214 Rhodes, Richard, 46-47, 88 Rice, Clyde, 247-48 "Richard West's Texas," 165 The Right Stuff, 123, 124-25,

154-55, 195, 197 The Rituals of Surgery, 18 River-Horse: A Voyage across

America, 250 The Road from Coorain, 192 Rolling Stone, 61 A Roomful of Hovings, 246-47 Rosenblatt, Roger, 228 Royko, Mike, 265 A Russian Journal, 167

Sack, Kevin, 8 Safire, William, 222-23 The Salt Institute for

Documentary Studies, 243 Salvador, 113-14 Sandburg, Carl, 241 Sarte, Jean-Paul, 224 Scanlan's Monthly, 16 Schulberg, Budd, 42-43, 176 Schwadel, Francine, 264 Schwartz, Tony, 246 The Selling of the President, 94-95, 162-63

Selzer, Richard, 18-19, 269 "Shared Prayers," 8 Shawn, William, 227 The Shoemaker and the Tea Party,

241-42 Silent Spring, 267 Simple & Direct, 230 Sims, Norman, 132, 213 "Sisterhood," 260-61 Slouching Towards Bethlehem, 27,

178-79, 184 Small Places: In Search of a

Vanishing America, 48-49 Smiley, Jane, 257 Smith, Red, 266, 273-74 Son of the Morning Star, 105-6, 107 Sophistitcated Traveler, 25, 60, 66, 82,

88, 177 "So Shall We Reap," 257 So This Is Depravity, 259 The Soul of a New Machine, 162 Spring Tides, 19-20 "The Stage in the Sky," 111-12 Steinbeck, John, 51, 166-67 Steindorf, Sally, 243 Steinem, Gloria, 86-87, 151-52, 260-61

A Stillness at Appomattox, 109,

150, 156, 240-41 "The Story of an Eyewitness," 4 Strachey, Lytton, 238 Strouse, Jean, 237 "A Suicide at Age 16," 49 Sunrise with Seamonsters, 95, 114, 250

Surmelian, Leon, 10 Swift, Jonathan, 225 Syracuse Post-Standard, 263

Table of Contents, 160, 184-85, 255 Talese, Gay, 3, 30, 87, 96-97, 98-99, 111-12, 123, 138, 139, 196, 197, 214-16, 226, 235 Techniques of Fiction Writing, 10 "A Textbook Place for Bears,"

184-85, 255 "There Goes (Varoom! Varoom!) That Kandy-Kolored (Thphhhhhh!) Tangerine-Flake Streamlined Baby (Rahghhh!) Around the Bend

(Brummmmmmmmm)...", 3 Theroux, Paul, 95-96, 114, 250 "They Flee from Hunger but Keep

Their Humanity," 58 This Boy's Life: A Memoir, 18, 191, 252

Thomas, Lewis, 63, 141, 268-69 Thompson, Hunter S., 16-17, 45-46

Thoreau, Henry David, 152, 249, 256

Those Days, 174, 195 Three Farms, 196 Tilley, Greta, 49 Time magazine, 227, 228 "Tinsel Teens," 72-73

Tomalin, Nicholas, 103 Toronto Daily Star, 40 Travels in a Thin Country, 251,

257-58 Travels in Georgia, 89-90 Travels with Charley, 166-67 Trillin, Calvin, 245 "Truly Inspired Gibberish," 116 "Truth and Consequences: For a Writer Telling the Public What It Has to Know Is Only Half the Battle," 232 The Twelve Seasons: A Perpetual Calendar for the Country, 152

Ultimate Powers, 46

The Unexpected Universe, 140-41

"Very Strange Feeling," 182-83 "Vice Capades," 272 Village Voice, 80

Wakefield, Dan, 2 Walden, 152, 153, 256 A Walk in the Woods, 53, 249 Wall Street Journal, 32, 227, 264 Wambaugh, Joseph, 108, 139-40 Warner, William W., 91-92 Warren, Robert Penn, 168

Washington Post, 229-30 Wayner, Peter, 265-66 Weber, Ronald, 214 West, Richard, 165 Wheeler, Sara, 251, 257-58 White, E. B., 230, 258, 259, 271 White, Theodore H., 240 "Why Harlem Drug Cops Don't

Discuss Race," 6-7 Will, George, 37-38 Willie and Dwike: An American

Profile, 122 Wills, Gary, 183 Winerip, Michael, 6-7 Wolfe, Tom, 3, 36, 78, 97, 103, 123, 124-25, 126, 127-29, 131, 132, 138-39, 154-55, 195, 197, 213, 214, 226, 270, 271 Wolff, Tobias, 18, 191, 252 "The Worship of Art: Notes on the

New God," 78 writing.com, 216 Writing Lives, 237-39

Young, Alfred F., 241-42

Zen and the Art of Motorcycle

Maintenance, 72, 167 Zinsser, William, 121-23

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