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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 source of self-regard : selected essays, speeches, and meditations —Morrison, Toni, author.

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....

Homo irrealis : essays —Aciman, André, author.

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

Best Canadian essays 2020

"Written and first published by leading magazines and journals in 2019, the essays selected here speak with striking prescience to our contemporary moment. From health concerns both global and individual; to decisions ab...

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...

The Anthropocene reviewed essays on a human-centered planet —Green, John, 1977- author.
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2021
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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...

What if this were enough? : essays —Havrilesky, Heather, author.

"Heather Havrilesky attempts to disrupt our cultural delusions and false dichotomies, to unearth moralistic interpretations of mundane human behaviors and interrogate so-called mistakes that we've slowly internalized, an...

Slouching towards Bethlehem : essays —Didion, Joan, author.

American novelist Joan Didion's first volume of nonfiction essays, first published in 1968, consisting of twenty works that reflect the atmosphere in America during the 1960s, especially in California.

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...

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...

Look alive out there : essays —Crosley, Sloane, author.

Whether it's scaling active volcanoes, crashing shivas, playing herself on Gossip Girl, befriending swingers, or squinting down the barrel of the fertility gun, Crosley continues to rise to the occasion with unmatchable ...

Discontent and its civilizations : dispatches from Lahore, New York, and London —Hamid, Mohsin, 1971- author.

"From the bestselling author of How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia, an intimate and sharply observed commentary-in-essays on life, art, politics, and "the war on terror."--Provided by publisher.

The red hand : stories, reflections and the last appearance of Jack Irish —Temple, Peter, 1946-2018 author.

Peter Temple didn't start publishing novels until he was fifty, but then he got cracking, writing nine of them in thirteen years. When he died, in March 2018, there was an unfinished Jack Irish novel in his drawer. This ...

In the land of the cyclops : essays —Knausgård, Karl Ove, 1968- author.

"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...

Intimations six essays —Smith, Zadie.
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2020
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"Written during the early months of lockdown, Intimations explores ideas and questions prompted by an unprecedented situation. What does it mean to submit to a new reality--or to resist it? How do we compare relative suf...

The bitch is back : older, wiser, and (getting) happier

"More than a decade after the New York Times bestselling anthology The Bitch in the House spoke up loud and clear for a generation of young women, nine of the original contributors are back--along with sixteen captivatin...

101 essays that will change the way you think —Wiest, Brianna, author.

Over the past few years, Brianna Wiest has gained renown for her deeply moving, philosophical writing. This new compilation of her published work features pieces on why you should pursue purpose over passion, embrace neg...

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