Books by Lee Gutkind

Lee Gutkind, proclaimed the “Godfather behind creative nonfiction” by Vanity Fair, is a University of Pittsburgh writing program professor and author of Forever Fat: Essays by the Godfather.


TRUE STORIES, WELL TOLD by Lee Gutkind
ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: Aug. 12, 2014

"Whether inducing tears or raucous laughter, all the pieces are inviting, inquisitive and attentive—and sure to spark plenty of imaginations."
An engaging anthology of creative nonfiction from the editors at Creative Nonfiction magazine. Read full book review >
ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: Aug. 14, 2012

"An accessible, indispensable nonfiction guidebook from an authority who knows his subject from cover to cover."
A practical primer on writing "true stories, well told." Read full book review >
Released: March 19, 2007

"High tech at its most exhilarating."
A fascinating look inside a place where sci-fi dreams are being made real. Read full book review >
Released: Aug. 1, 1997

"His writing, while it can be dramatic, has the same soothing, inspiriting effect on the reader that a veterinarian—a good one- -has on a patient."
Admiring, vivid portraits of a handful of veterinarians from Gutkind (Stuck in Time, 1993, etc.). Read full book review >
NON-FICTION
Released: July 1, 1993

"Sincere, but offering little comfort to families with disturbed children and, probably, little in the way of realistic solutions."
An anecdotal indictment of the system that treats children with mental-health problems, as well as an unpersuasive call for a new order. Read full book review >