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How to make a slave and other essays —Walker, Jerald, author.

"Personal essays exploring identity, family, and community through the prism of race and black culture. Confronts the medical profession's racial biases, shopping while black at Whole Foods, the legacy of Michael Jackson...

Pushcart prize XLII : best of the small presses

"The Pushcart Prize is the only annual anthology to exclusively showcase the very best writing from America's alternative literary presses. Each year contributing editors, whose ranks include the most important writers o...

Virtue signaling and other heresies : selected writings from Whatever 2013-2018 —Scalzi, John, 1969- author.

"For twenty years now--yes, twenty--John Scalzi has been writing on his blog Whatever, writing about, well, whatever: Politics, writing, cats, the internet and the great social and cultural events of our times. In that t...

The abundance : narrative essays old and new —Dillard, Annie, author.

A landmark collection of author-curated pieces celebrates the master essayist's career and offers insight into her establishment of the "novelized nonfiction" form.

Nobody's looking at you : essays —Malcolm, Janet, author.

"A collection of previously published essays and profiles by the legendary critic Janet Malcolm. The title piece of this wonderfully eclectic collection is a profile of the fashion designer Eileen Fisher, whose mother of...

Whose story is this? : old conflicts, new chapters —Solnit, Rebecca, author.

Who gets to shape the narrative of our times? The current moment is a battle royale over that foundational power, one in which women, people of color, non-straight people are telling other versions, and white people and ...

American originality : essays on poetry —Glück, Louise, 1943- author.

"A luminous collection of essays from one of our most original and influential poets. Five decades after her debut poetry collection, Firstborn, Louise Glück is a towering figure in American letters. Written with the sa...

Festival days —Beard, Jo Ann, author.

A collection that includes seven essays and two pieces of short fiction captures both the small moments of daily existence and times when life and death hang in the balance, including the title work about a searing journ...

Bad feminist : essays —Gay, Roxane, author.

A collection of essays spanning politics, criticism, and feminism from one of the most-watched young cultural observers of her generation.

The window seat : notes from a life in motion —Forna, Aminatta, author.

"In this elegantly rendered and wide-ranging collection of new and previously published essays, Forna writes intimately about displacement, trauma and memory, love, and how we coexist and encroach on the non-human world....

Love and other ways of dying : essays —Paterniti, Michael.

"In this moving, lyrical, and ultimately uplifting collection of essays, Michael Paterniti turns a keen eye on the full range of human experience, introducing us to an unforgettable cast of everyday people."--Provided by...

The most of Nora Ephron —Ephron, Nora.

A whopping big celebration of the work of the late, great Nora Ephron, America's funniest-- and most acute-- writer, famous for her brilliant takes on life as we've been living it these last forty years.-

Higher gossip : essays and criticism —Updike, John.

A collection of the eloquent, insightful, and beautifully written prose works that Updike was compiling when he died in January 2009, this book opens with a self-portrait of the writer in winter--a Prospero who, though h...

Two —Pinney, Melissa Ann, photographer.

A collection of photographs paired with essays that contemplate the essence of duality in our relationships and in the world that surrounds us.

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