Andrew J Hoffman wrote: > > I'm looking for recommendations for books to include in a creative > non-fiction course. I'd prefer short works published in the last twenty > years. Has anyone on the Forum read anything they just couldn't wait to > share? I figured the Forum would be a good place to ask this question; > we've already proved our good literary taste by cherishing The Man. > Thanks in advance. > > Andy Hoffman > > Andy, At our house, we couldn't put down a book titled "Wild Swans" by Chang Jung (or was it Jung Chang?) Anyway, it is the true story of the lives of a Chinese woman, her mother who was a member of the communist party, and her grandmother, the last of the generation subjected to foot binding. Give it a try. Ditto about "Into Thin Air" - read it in a day. Boukreev's book about the same disaster, "The Climb" was also very good. Ellen O.