Presenting students with essays by pop culture personalities, this new reader is uniquely poised to grab student interest and get them excited about reading, debating, and writing.
With its mixture of serious and light-hearted non-fiction works by celebrities from diverse fields (TV, film, music, stage, sports, and print), Celebrity Writing in America is definitely one-of-a-kind. Sure to get even the most apathetic students reading, this thematically organized reader moves from essays about the self to essays about the self in the world. Included in this collection are peices by Sammy Sosa, Queen Latifah, Bill Murray, Bill Gates, Rudolph Guilani, and Angelina Jolie. The text also includes visuals for analysis and extensive pedagogy surrounding each reading.