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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...

Let me tell you what I mean —Didion, Joan, author.

"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.

"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.

"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.

'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...

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...

Essays one —Davis, Lydia, 1947- author.

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

My conversations with Canadians —Maracle, Lee, 1950- author.

"My Conversations With Canadians is the book that "Canada 150" needs. On her first book tour at the age of 26, Lee Maracle was asked a question from the audience, one she couldn't possibly answer at that moment. But she ...

Mantel pieces : Royal bodies and other writing from the London review of books —Mantel, Hilary, 1952- author.

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 ...

Why didn't you just do what you were told? : essays —Diski, Jenny, author.

"Jenny Diski was a fearless writer, for whom no subject was too difficult, even her own diagnosis with cancer. Her columns in the London Review of Books--selected here by her editor and friend Mary-Kay Wilmers, ranged fr...

Survival of the thickest : essays —Buteau, Michelle, author.

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...

The hard crowd : essays 2000-2020 —Kushner, Rachel, author.

"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...

Homo irrealis : essays —Aciman, André, author.

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

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...

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....

Let's explore diabetes with owls —Sedaris, David.

This collection of essays by the humorist author traces his offbeat world travel experiences. From the perils of French dentistry to the eating habits of the Australian kookaburra, from the squat-style toilets of Beijing...

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...

F*ck your diet : and other things my thighs tell me —Hilliard, Chloé, author.

"Fans of Issa Rae and Phoebe Robinson will love this collection of laugh-out-loud funny and insightful essays that explore race, feminism, pop culture, and how society reinforces the message that we are nothing without t...

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