Next Wave: America's New Generation of Great Literary Journalists

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9781481160896: Next Wave: America's New Generation of Great Literary Journalists

Next Wave collects the work of today’s finest young writers—nineteen creative reporters whose work builds upon foundations laid by previous generations. Although naysayers predicted the decline of quality long-form journalism with the rise of the Internet, Next Wave is evidence that the genre is thriving—aided by the very medium that was initially portrayed as the executioner.

*Selected as one of Amazon’s Hot New Releases in True Crime!

*For Table of Contents, Introduction and more please see: http://www.mikesager.com/next-wave-americas-new-generation-great-literary-journalists

Featured Writers: Pamela Colloff, Luke Dittrich, Todd C. Frankel, Vanessa Grigoriadis, Justin Heckert, Wil S. Hylton, Chris Jones, Michael Kruse, Thomas Lake, Dan P. Lee, Ariel Levy, Brian Mockenhaupt, Maximillian Potter, Tony Rehagen, Robert Sanchez, Eli Saslow, Wright Thompson, Seth Wickersham, Jason Zengerle.

“Some mighty great journalism here. I just wish I had assigned more of it.”
—Graydon Carter, Editor, Vanity Fair

“And literary journalism was supposed to be dying? This collection is proof positive that ambitious, inspired non-fiction storytelling has life in it yet.”
—Adam Moss, Editor, New York

“The kinds of gems that make us stop what we are doing for the sake of a good read.”
—Chad Millman, Editor-in-Chief, ESPN The Magazine

“Next Wave is a blueprint for the generation that will follow these writers.”
—David Granger, Editor-in-Chief, Esquire

Next Wave is fascinating and beautiful reading for enthusiasts and students of vibrant, you-are-there, literary non-fiction. Each chapter includes a photo, a bio, a personal essay, and an outstanding magazine or newspaper story from a different up-and-coming writer. Compiled by two award-winning literary journalists/educators from the last generation, Next Wave is a celebration of today’s greatest writing and a roadmap for aspiring practitioners of tomorrow, a joyful reminder that literary journalism alive and well, and that artful craftsmanship will never go out of fashion.

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About the Author :

WALT HARRINGTON, a former long-time staff writer for the Washington Post Magazine, is the author or editor of six books and the winner of numerous awards. His book, Intimate Journalism, has been used in journalism classes for more than fifteen years. For more information please see www.waltharrington.com. MIKE SAGER is a bestselling author and award-winning literary journalist. He has served for more than fifteen years as a writer at large for Esquire; he is editor and publisher of The Sager Group. For more information, please see www.MikeSager.com

Review :

The Future Has Arrived"Besides being excellent reading for nonfiction enthusiasts, Next Wave will undoubtedlyserve as a resource for students, teachers, and practitioners of literary journalism....With topics ranging from celebrity profiles to crime stories to disaster reconstructions (the book collects) an impressive variety of work from magazines and newspapers across the country, both national and regional."-Reviewed by Holly E. Schreiber, Literary Journalism Studies, Vol. 5 No. 1 

Real college journalism students rate NEXT WAVE as a classroom text: "This is probably the first textbook that I have read and enjoyed while at college. The book is engaging and the stories are extremely vivid.""I loved the textbook. We didn't read everything in it, but I've started going back through and reading the other stories. Definitely use this one again!""The textbook was fantastic. The stories were perfect and helped guide me to better my own writing.""The textbook is AMAZING!!! It gave me hope for my future career in journalism."

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