Summer 2013 - Non - Fiction


Elizabeth Bernays
Rambling into Hungary

I had no reason in 1956 to learn anything about the history of Hungary, our school curriculum being about the British Empire and the Commonwealth, with Australia at the center.

Pawyi Lee photo    
    Leo Reynolds photo

Julia Nunnally Duncan

I had not aspired to work in a shoe store. I wanted to teach English in a college. But I needed money for tuition that summer of 1979...




Megan Culhane Galbraith
What to Expect When You Least Expect It

A monitor beeped and I heard my midwife Robin say “C-section” again before it registered. There would be no pushing, no birthing tub or mix tape, no aromatherapy candle.

Holger Casselmann    


    Taber Andrew Bain photo

Paul Pekin

Not long ago I saw a tiny chunk of the stuff for sale—in a souvenir shop. What would George Orwell have made of that?