Essays and Essayists

Classic Essays Worth the Check

Chief Seattle’s 1854 Oration

Black Elk

From 500 BCE to 2002 – A huge gamut

Booker T. Washington v. W.E.B. Du Bois


From Classic to Contemporary – Middle Years

Annie Dilliard 

Sherwood Anderson

Larry McMurtry


Contemporary Essays/Essayists Worth the View 

10 Contemporary Essayists

Examples of essays from the above essayists:

John D’Gata

John Jeremiah Sullivan

Bell Hooks and this one too! — Sexism and Misogyny: Who Takes the Rap?

Sarah Vowell 

Cynthia Ozick

Elif Bautman

Marilynne Robinson


David Shields

Sloane Crosley

Text to Text | Colin Kaepernick’s National Anthem Protest and Frederick Douglass’s ‘What to the Slave is the 4th of July?’







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