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222 Results
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...

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...

Stray : a memoir —Danler, Stephanie, author.

"From the author of the best-selling Sweetbitter comes an intimate, searingly honest memoir of growing up the child of addicts, of how that turbulent, often harrowing experience has affected her at every stage of her lif...

I got the dog : a memoir of rising —Boyden, Amanda, author.

"[I got the] dog tails Boyden from childhood in Chicago to adult heartbreak, from a devastating rape as a young woman, reexamined and illumined by distance, to the crushing end of her marriage to a famous Canadian author...

A boob's life : how America's obsession shaped me... and you —Lehr, Leslie, author.

"Explores the surprising truth about women's most popular body part with vulnerable, witty frankness and true nuggets of American culture that will resonate with everyone who has breasts--or loves them. ...At turns funny...

Blow your house down : a story of family, feminism, and treason —Frangello, Gina, author.

"Gina Frangello is a long-married fortysomething devoted mom when her life is turned upside down by the sudden death of her closest friend. Worn down from years of caregiving both her elderly parents and three kids, Gina...

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.

The writer's library : the authors you love on the books that changed their lives

"Moving, joyful, and insightful collection of conversations with today's living literary legends about the books that changed their lives, made them think, and brought them joy, from 'American's Librarian' Nancy Pearl an...

Meaty : essays —Irby, Samantha, author.

"The widely beloved, uproarious, first essay collection and the basis for the upcoming FX Studios series from smart, edgy, hilarious, and unabashedly raunchy Samantha Irby. Samantha Irby exploded onto the printed page wi...

Ladyparts : a memoir —Copaken, Deborah, author.

"Breasts. Uterus. Cervix. Heart. Vagina. The source of life, right? Well, for writer and photographer Deborah Copaken, it turned out to be just the opposite--almost. Between escaping from an abusive marriage, facing down...

My Salinger year —Rakoff, Joanna, 1972- author.

"At twenty-three, after leaving graduate school to pursue her dreams of becoming a poet, Joanna Rakoff moves to New York City and takes a job as assistant to the storied literary agent for J.D. Salinger. She spends her d...

Just pretend —Sharp, Tori, author, illustrator.
Graphic Novel
2021
Availability: 2 of 6

"Tori makes up stories all of the time, so she has never lived in just one world. Those stories might just save her when her world seems to crumble"-- Provided by publisher.

Cub —Copeland, Cynthia L., author, illustrator.
Graphic Novel
2020
Availability: 4 of 7

"Author and artist Cindy Copeland comes of age, discovers new talents, and finds her voice as a cub reporter at her local newspaper during the Watergate era"-- Provided by publisher.

In the dream house : a memoir —Machado, Carmen Maria, author.

In the Dream House is Carmen Maria Machado's engrossing and wildly innovative account of a relationship gone bad, and a bold dissection of the mechanisms and cultural representations of psychological abuse. Tracing the f...

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