HOWIE CARR, excerpt from The Brothers Bulger: How They Terrorized and Corrupted Boston for a Quarter Century.
GEORGE ADE, "The Fable of the He-flirt" from The Girl Proposition.
JOHN TAYLOR GATTO, excerpt from Underground History of American Education.
ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE, excerpt from The Adventures of Charles Augustus Milverton.
MICHELE McPHEE, first four pages of Craigslist Killer: A Date with Death.
IAN FRAZIER, "Lamentations of the Father," from Humor Me: Anthology of Funny Contemporary Writing.
FLANNERY O'CONNOR, excerpt from "A Good Man is Hard to Find.