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Wow, no thank you. : essays —Irby, Samantha, author.

Irby is forty, and increasingly uncomfortable in her own skin despite what Inspirational Instagram Infographics have promised her. She has left her job as a receptionist at a veterinary clinic, has published successful b...

Why didn't you just do what you were told? : essays —Diski, Jenny, author.

"Jenny Diski was a fearless writer, for whom no subject was too difficult, even her own diagnosis with cancer. Her columns in the London Review of Books--selected here by her editor and friend Mary-Kay Wilmers, ranged fr...

Let me tell you what I mean —Didion, Joan, author.

"From the universally acclaimed, best-selling author of the National Book Award-winning The Year of Magical Thinking: ten pieces never before collected that offer an illuminating glimpse into the mind and process of a le...

My conversations with Canadians —Maracle, Lee, 1950- author.

"My Conversations With Canadians is the book that "Canada 150" needs. On her first book tour at the age of 26, Lee Maracle was asked a question from the audience, one she couldn't possibly answer at that moment. But she ...

The book of delights —Gay, Ross, 1974- author.

"Author Ross Gay spent a year writing almost-daily essays about the things, large and small, that delight him"-- Provided by publisher.

This strange visible air : essays on aging and the writing life —Butala, Sharon, 1940- author.

"A collection of essays on women and aging from Canadian legend Sharon Butala In this incisive collection, Sharon Butala reflects on the ways her life has changed as she's grown old. She knows that society fails the elde...

The wreckage of my presence : essays —Wilson, Casey, 1980- author.

'The Wreckage of My Presence' is full of laugh-out-loud and emotion-filled essays from actress, comedian, podcaster, and writer Casey Wilson. Whether shes extolling the virtues of eating in bed, processing the humiliatio...

Girlhood : essays —Febos, Melissa, author.

"When her body began to change at eleven years old, Febos understood immediately that her meaning to other people had changed with it. By her teens, she defined herself based on these perceptions and by the romantic rela...

Essays one —Davis, Lydia, 1947- author.

"A selection of essays on writing and reading by the master short-fiction writer Lydia Davis"-- Provided by publisher.

Intimations : six essays —Smith, Zadie, author.

"Deeply personal and powerfully moving, a short and timely series of essays on the experience of lock down, by one of the most clear-sighted and essential writers of our time. "There will be many books written about the ...

Bring your baggage and don't pack light : essays —Ellis, Helen, author.

"The bestselling author of American Housewife and Southern Lady Code returns with a viciously funny collection of literary essays on love, family, and friendship among grown-ass women"-- Provided by publisher.

Bread & water : essays —Hobsbawn-Smith, Dee, author.

"When chef and writer dee Hobsbawn-Smith left the city for rural life on a farm in Saskatchewan, she planned to replace cooking and teaching with poetry and prose. But--as begin the best stories--her next adventure didn'...

Coventry : essays —Cusk, Rachel, 1967- author.

A selection of her Cusk's writings that offer both new insights on the themes at the heart of her fiction and forge a startling critical voice on some of our most personal, social and artistic questions. Coventry encompa...

Mantel pieces : Royal bodies and other writing from the London review of books —Mantel, Hilary, 1952- author.

A collection of twenty reviews, essays and pieces of memoir selected from three decades of the author's contributions to the London review of books. Subjects include Robespierre and Danton, the Hite report, Saudi Arabia ...

The hard crowd : essays 2000-2020 —Kushner, Rachel, author.

"Rachel Kushner has established herself as "the most vital and interesting American novelist working today" (Michael Lindgren, The Millions) and as a master of the essay form. In The Hard Crowd, she gathers a selection o...

The garden in every sense and season : a year of insights and inspiration from my garden —Martin, Tovah, author.

"So much of gardening is focused on seasonal to-do lists and daily upkeep. But what about taking time to just enjoy the garden? The Garden in Every Sense and Season urges you to revel in what you've created. From the hea...

The Anthropocene reviewed essays on a human-centered planet —Green, John, 1977- author.
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"The Anthropocene is the current geological age, in which human activity has profoundly shaped the planet and its biodiversity. In this [...] symphony of essays adapted and expanded from his [...] podcast, John Green rev...

Languages of truth : essays 2003-2020 —Rushdie, Salman, author.

"Salman Rushdie is celebrated as a storyteller of the highest order, illuminating deep truths about our society and culture through his gorgeous, often searing, prose. Now, in his latest collection of nonfiction, he brin...

She memes well : essays —Brunson, Quinta, author.

"From comedian Quinta Brunson comes a deeply personal and funny collection of essays about trying to make it when you're broke, overcoming self-doubt and depression, and how she's used humor to navigate her career in unu...

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