Why We Should Stop Teaching Novels To High School Students (Natasha Vargas-Cooper for Bookforum)
Byliner (prev 1,2) has released its list of 101 Spectacular Nonfiction Stories from the last year from around the web.
The poet and translator Kenneth Rexroth, one of the central figures in the San Francisco Renaissance, only wrote prose for money. But he did it very well. (way previously) [more inside]
Looking for something to read? Check out the best journalism Conor Friedersdorf encountered in 2009. And in 2008. He also updates a twitter feed with pieces he comes across that he either missed or that might make onto a 2010 list.