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3112 Results
Wow, no thank you. : essays —Irby, Samantha, author.
Book
2020
5 available of 11 items

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...

Let me tell you what I mean —Didion, Joan, author.
Book
2021
4 available of 10 items

"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...

The book of delights —Gay, Ross, 1974- author.
Book
2019
3 available of 6 items

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

Intimations : six essays —Smith, Zadie, author.
Book
2020
4 available of 5 items

"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 ...

The wreckage of my presence : essays —Wilson, Casey, 1980- author.
Book
2021
0 available of 6 items

'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...

Essays one —Davis, Lydia, 1947- author.
Book
2020
0 available of 2 items

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

Girlhood : essays —Febos, Melissa, author.
Book
2021
1 available of 7 items

"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...

The abundance : narrative essays old and new —Dillard, Annie, author.
Book
2016
4 available of 6 items

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

Survival of the thickest : essays —Buteau, Michelle, author.
Book
2020
4 available of 6 items

The stand-up comedian, actress, and host of the "Late Night Whenever" podcast shares an unapologetic collection of essays that reflect on her Caribbean heritage, her September 11 newsroom work, and her experiences with I...

Homo irrealis : essays —Aciman, André, author.
Book
2021
6 available of 6 items

"A new collection of essays on literary and cinematic themes"-- Provided by publisher.

In the land of the cyclops : essays —Knausgård, Karl Ove, 1968- author.
Book
2021
6 available of 6 items

"In the Land of the Cyclops is Karl Ove Knausgaard's first collection of essays to be published in English. He explores art, philosophy, literature, or something as simple as a trip to the beach with his kids, with pierc...

The hard crowd : essays 2000-2020 —Kushner, Rachel, author.
Book
2021
0 available of 4 items

"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...

Mantel pieces : Royal bodies and other writing from the London review of books —Mantel, Hilary, 1952- author.
Book
2020
5 available of 7 items

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 ...

Let me tell you what I mean —Didion, Joan, author.
Large Print
2021
2 available of 2 items

"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...

They can't kill us until they kill us : essays —author. Abdurraqib, Hanif, 1983-
Book
2017
4 available of 4 items

"In an age of confusion, fear, and loss, Hanif Abdurraqib's is a voice that matters. Whether he's attending a Bruce Springsteen concert the day after visiting Michael Brown's grave, or discussing public displays of affec...

Known and strange things : essays —Cole, Teju, author.
Book
2016
2 available of 3 items

Consists of various essays some previously published in various journals and periodicals on art, literature, and politics.

The source of self-regard : selected essays, speeches, and meditations —Morrison, Toni, author.
Book
2019
7 available of 9 items

Toni Morrison, the most celebrated and revered writer of our time, now gives us a new nonfiction collection - a rich gathering of her essays, speeches, and meditations on society, culture, and art, spanning four decades....

Meaty : essays —Irby, Samantha, author.
Book
2018
0 available of 1 items

"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...

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