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    Hiroshima by John Hersey

On August 6, 1945, Hiroshima was destroyed by the first atomic bomb ever dropped on a city. This book tells what happened on that day, told through the memoirs of survivors.

Year: 1946
Genre: Bombing of Hiroshima and NagasakiNew Journalism

    In Cold Blood by Truman Capote

On November 15, 1959, in the small town of Holcomb, Kansas, four members of the Clutter family were savagely murdered by blasts from a shotgun held a few inches from their faces. There was no apparent motive for the crime, and there were almost no clues.

Year: 1966
Genre: New JournalismTrue Crime

    The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test by Tom Wolfe

To most, Ken Kesey is best known as the author of the celebrated novel One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest. But for Tom Wolfe, Ken was the leader of the Merry Pranksters, a band of counter-culture bohemians who traveled cross-country in a far-out, brightly painted school bus they dubbed Furthur.

Year: 1968
Genre: New JournalismNon-fiction

 

 

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1946Hiroshima by John Hersey New Journalism, Japan, Non-Fiction
1966In Cold Blood by Truman Capote True Crime, New Journalism
1968The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test by Tom Wolfe Non-fiction, New Journalism, Non-Fiction

 

 

 


 

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