Tag: nonfiction

“Dear Reader”: Advice Columns

The advice column has been a staple of newspapers for centuries, offering readers a chance to ask for guidance with questions about almost any topic under the sun. Additionally, advice… READ MORE

A Medley of Musical Titles

Here at Agate, we are fans of all types of media and art forms, including music. Agate has published several works pertaining to various artists and the music industry. If… READ MORE

Agate 2021 Holiday Gift Guide

For the Reader THIS LIFE Quntos KunQuest The debut novel of a man currently serving a life sentence at Louisiana State Prison, revealing the inner lives and daily turmoil of… READ MORE

Backlist Spotlight: Craft Coffee

Our new Backlist Spotlight blog series will feature reviews of our backlist titles from current Agate interns. Follow Agate’s social media accounts on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter to stay up-to-date… READ MORE

Elon Musk on Money and Success

Last month was busy for Elon Musk! He officially reclaimed his title as the richest man in the world—with a net worth of over $200 billion—and his private spaceship company… READ MORE

Teaching Materials for State: A Team, a Triumph, a Transformation

Agate is thrilled to release free teaching materials to supplement State: A Team, a Triumph, a Transformation by Melissa Isaacson. State is an inspirational story of an unlikely group of high school girls who pull together to win their state’s high school basketball championship… READ MORE

Ruth Franklin on Daisey and D’Agata

This piece from the New Republic site by the always-worth-reading Ruth Franklin is especially noteworthy for some sharp, to-the-point comments, especially regarding the salutary example set by the great W.G…. READ MORE

Writing, fact-checking, and truth

In which Slate’s Dan Kois helps illuminate (perhaps without fully realizing it) how “creative nonfiction” has gotten ridiculously out of hand. I first learned of this D’Agata-Fingal square-off in Harper’s…. READ MORE

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