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  • adjective Not fictional; being a true account.

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  • adjective not fictional

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Examples

  • Secret Life ends with "Experiment #25 from the Book of Winter: The Croc and You", a bit of metafiction that brings various strands of VanderMeer's writing together: traditional and innovative techniques, "nonfictional" and fictional narratives, humorous and terrifying images, and speculations on the nature of imagination, reality, truth, and emotion.

    Archive 2004-05-01

  • In the nonfictional world, we must make do with judges who are human, just like the rest of us.

    Judicial 'Diversity' and Justice

  • As noted above, in John Barleycorn London tells us that writing fiction was of less importance to him than writing nonfictional philosophic, economic, and political essays.

    A Rare Collection of Jack London's Nonfiction

  • Therefore, it is no coincidence that London's fiction was often at its best when it had a nonfictional basis — Martin Eden is a prime example of this.

    A Rare Collection of Jack London's Nonfiction

  • Therefore, reading both the fictional and nonfictional segments of his work is essential to fully understanding him intellectually, emotionally and artistically.

    A Rare Collection of Jack London's Nonfiction

  • I intended to chronicle, in strictly nonfictional terms, a trip that I made to Ukraine as a twenty-year-old.

    A Conversation with Jonathan Safran Foer about Everything Is Illuminated

  • We also dedicate ourselves to reading through some nonfictional work, preferably a formidable one we've been putting off.

    Archive 2010-02-01

  • In the nonfictional world, we must make do with judges who are human, just like the rest of us.

    If Judges Were Aliens . . .

  • We also dedicate ourselves to reading through some nonfictional work, preferably a formidable one we've been putting off.

    2010 Lenten Read-a-Thon

  • Now Ms. Lowry turns her agile pen to a more pleasant and nonfictional utopian community, a Shaker village in Maine during the final days of World War I.

    Discovering the Past's Perils and Pleasures

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