an anthology of creative nonfiction

Our goal is to demonstrate, as the literary critic Sven Birkerts says, "What happens in the world ... is far more unlikely and interesting than what a novelist can invent."

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The image above is from "Yachts by Herreshoff," a catalogue (circa 1935) of yachts built by the Herreshoff Company in Bristol, Rhode Island. It is a reproduction of a print made from a drawing by R. F. Paterson, of the 'Columbia' in the America's Cup race in 1899.

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