Bruce Jackson is SUNY Distinguished Professor and Samuel P. Capen Professor of American Culture, University at Buffalo. He is the author of more than 20 other books as well as a documentary filmmaker and photographer. The French government named him Chevalier in L'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres, France's highest honor in the arts and humanities.
1. Telling Stories; 2. The Fate of Stories; 3. Wallace Stevens's Jar; 4. The True Story of Why Stephen Spender Quit the Spanish Civil War; 5. The Stories People Tell; 6. Acting in the Passive, or, Somebody Got Killed But Nobody Killed; Anybody; 7. Stories That Don't Make Sense; 8. The Real O. J. Story; 9. Bob Dylan and the Legend of 1965; 10. Silver Bullets; 11. Storytellers' Storytellers; 12. The Deceptive Anarchy of Let Us Now Praise Famous Men; 13. Words to Kill By; 14. The Storyteller I Looked for Every Time I Looked for Storytellers; 15. Farinata's Silence