Contemporary Nonfiction and Memoir

TSUP’s Contemporary Nonfiction series published memoirs and essay collections beginning in 2012. This page includes other works that fit into that category that were published before 2012.

Reprint editions (either by the author or through another publisher or platform) are available as indicated below.

Contemporary Nonfiction and Memoirs are in alphabetical order below.

The Beginner’s Cow: Memories of a Volga German from Kansas

Loren Schmidtberger

ISBN: 9781612481685 (PB)
Published November 2016

Big Spring Autumn

Bonnie Steppenoff

ISBN: 9781931112864

Published 2008

Bodies, of the Holocene

Christopher Cokinos

ISBN: 9781612480985

Published 2013


James McKean

ISBN: 9781612482026

Published 2017


From School to War: Growing Up in Hitler’s Germany

Wolf Dettbarn

ISBN: 9781612482002

Published 2017

Girls of Usually

Lori Horvitz

ISBN: 9781612481364

Published 2016

Reprint edition available

Hospital on the Move: Life with the 79th Field Hospital in World War II

Mary Jane Kohlenberg

ISBN: 9780943549415

Published 2009

Naked Heart: A Soldier’s Journey to the Front

Harold Pagilaro

ISBN: 943549434

ISBN: 9780943549415

Published January 1997

Pioneer Programmer: Jean Jennings Bartik and the Computer that Changed the World

Jean Jennings Bartik; Jon T. Rickman & Kim D. Todd, eds.

ISBN: 9781612480862 (PB)
ISBN: 9781612480879 (EB)
Published November 2013

Playing with Dynamite: A Memoir

Sharon Harrigan

ISBN: 9781612482101

Published 2017

Reprint edition available

Rebel on the Road: And Why I Was Never Neutral

Michael Frome

ISBN: 9781931112659

Published 2007

Trout Streams of the Heart

Chad Hanspon

ISBN: 9781612480824

Published 2013

Unbridled Cowboy

Joseph B. Fussell

Ed. E. R. Bonnie

ISBN: 9781931112772

Published 2008

Reprint edition available

Unguarded Moments: Stories of Working Inside the Missouri State Penitentiary

Larry E. Neal, Anita Neal Harrison

ISBN: 9781612481104 (PB)
ISBN: 9781612481111 (EB)
Published May 2014

Reprint edition available

Wish You Were Here: Love and Longing in an American Heartland

Zachary Michael Jack

ISBN: 9781612481708 (PB)
ISBN: 9781612481715 (EB)
Published January 2017