Books by Richard Todd

ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: Jan. 8, 2013

"Other writing guides have more nuts-and-bolts advice, but few combine the verve and plainspokenness of this book, which exemplifies its title."
Legendary literary journalist Kidder (Strength in What Remains, 2009, etc.) and his longtime editor trade war stories and advice for the ambitious nonfiction writer. Read full book review >
NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 14, 2008

"An elegant, affectionate and sometimes cranky depiction of a very confused state of affairs."
In his first book, magazine journalist Todd (Creative Writing/Goucher Coll.) investigates what it means to be "real" in a world that feels increasingly fabricated, polished and marketed. Read full book review >