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Funny girl : funniest. stories. ever.

Presents a collection of humorous stories from over two dozen contemporary female writers, as well as autobiographical essays, comics, poems, and comic strips.

Erosion : essays of undoing —Williams, Terry Tempest, author.

In these new essays, Williams explores the concept of erosion: of the land, of the self, of belief, of fear. She wrangles with the paradox of desert lands and the truth of erosion: What is weathered, worn, and whittled a...

Yearbook —Rogen, Seth, 1982- author.

"A collection of funny personal essays from one of the writers of Superbad and Pineapple Express and one of the producers of The Disaster Artist, Neighbors, and The Boys. (All of these words have been added to help this ...

The best of me —Sedaris, David, author.

The American humorist, author, and radio contributor shares his most memorable work in a collection of stories and essays that feature him shopping for rare taxidermy, hitchhiking with a quadriplegic, and hand-feeding a ...

Why we cook : women on food, identity, and connection —Gardner, Lindsay, author.

"Join the conversation with more than one hundred women restaurateurs, activists, food writers, home cooks, and professional chefs, including Carla Hall, Ruth Reichl, Julia Turshen, Dorie Greenspan, Priya Krishna, Leah P...

A history of my brief body : a memoir —Belcourt, Billy-Ray, author.

"A profound meditation on queerness and indigeneity from the youngest ever winner of the Griffin Poetry Prize. Billy-Ray Belcourt begins A History of My Brief Body with a letter to his nohkom, his grandmother. "In the wo...

随心 随意去生活 Sui xin sui yi qu sheng huo —蔡澜, author. —Cai, Lan, author.

In this collection of essays, Lan Cai explores a variety of topics from wine to tea, cats to flowers, travel and love and encourages the reader to feel free to live freely.

Eat joy : stories & comfort food from 31 celebrated writers

"This collection of intimate, illustrated essays by some of America's most well-regarded literary writers explores how comfort food can help us cope with dark times--be it the loss of a parent, the loneliness of a move, ...

Leaving isn't the hardest thing —Hough, Lauren, 1977- author.

"As an adult, Lauren Hough has had many identities: an airman in the U.S. Air Force, a cable guy, a bouncer at a gay club. As a child, however, she had none. Growing up as a member of the infamous cult The Children of Go...

Maeve's times in her own words —Binchy, Maeve.
Large Print
2014
Availability: 1 of 4

Collects the best of the author's essays from five decades of the "Irish Times" to reflect a changing culture as well as her observations on such topics as the royal wedding, waitressing, and boring airline companions.

Notes on grief —Adichie, Chimamanda Ngozi, 1977- author.

"Notes on Grief is an exquisite work of meditation, remembrance, and hope, written in the wake of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's beloved father's death in the summer of 2020. As the COVID-19 pandemic raged around the world, ...

What time is it? —Berger, John.

Patience, patience, because the great movements of history have always begun in those small parenthesis that we call in the meantime. John BergerThe last book that John Berger wrote was this precious little volume about ...

Calypso —Sedaris, David, author.

Personal essays share the author's adventures after buying a vacation house on the Carolina coast and his reflections on middle age and mortality.

This will be my undoing : living at the intersection of black, female, and feminist in (white) America —Jerkins, Morgan, author.

In her collection of linked essays, Jerkins takes on perhaps one of the most provocative contemporary topics: What does it mean to "be"-- to live as, to exist as-- a black woman today? Doubly disenfranchised by race and ...

In praise of messy lives : essays —Roiphe, Katie.

"This powerful collection of essays ranges from pop culture to politics, from Hillary Clinton to Susan Sontag, from Facebook to Mad Men, from Joan Didion to David Foster Wallace to--most strikingly--the author's own life...

Autumn —Knausgård, Karl Ove, 1968- author.

"A love letter to his unborn daughter, Autumn is for every reader who thinks about what the world holds for their child, and is the first book in a surprising, deeply personal and humane quartet: The Seasons--the new pro...

The rub of time : Bellow, Nabokov, Hitchens, Travolta, Trump : essays and reportage, 1994-2017 —Amis, Martin, author.

"The definitive collection of essays and reportage written during the past thirty years from one of most provocative and widely read writers--with new commentary by the author. For more than thirty years, Martin Amis has...

This is the story of a happy marriage —Patchett, Ann, author.

Offering an invitation into her personal life, the noted author shares the stories of the people, places, ideals, and art to which she has remained indelibly committed.

The best of me —Sedaris, David, author.
Large Print
2020
Availability: 7 of 9

The American humorist, author, and radio contributor shares his most memorable work in a collection of stories and essays that feature him shopping for rare taxidermy, hitchhiking with a quadriplegic, and hand-feeding a ...

97,196 words : essays —Carrère, Emmanuel, 1957- author.

"A selection of the best short work by France's greatest living nonfiction writer"-- Provided by publisher.

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