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She memes well : essays —Brunson, Quinta, author.

"From comedian Quinta Brunson comes a deeply personal and funny collection of essays about trying to make it when you're broke, overcoming self-doubt and depression, and how she's used humor to navigate her career in unu...

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...

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...

Festival days —Beard, Jo Ann, author.

A collection that includes seven essays and two pieces of short fiction captures both the small moments of daily existence and times when life and death hang in the balance, including the title work about a searing journ...

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

"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, bestselling author...

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...

Vesper flights : new and collected essays —Macdonald, Helen, 1970- author.

"In Vesper Flights, Helen Macdonald brings together a collection of her best loved essays with new pieces on topics ranging from nostalgia for a vanishing countryside to the tribulations of farming ostriches to her own p...

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...

The window seat : notes from a life in motion —Forna, Aminatta, author.

"In this elegantly rendered and wide-ranging collection of new and previously published essays, Forna writes intimately about displacement, trauma and memory, love, and how we coexist and encroach on the non-human world....

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....

How to make a slave and other essays —Walker, Jerald, author.

"Personal essays exploring identity, family, and community through the prism of race and black culture. Confronts the medical profession's racial biases, shopping while black at Whole Foods, the legacy of Michael Jackson...

Blue pastures —Oliver, Mary, 1935-2019.

"With consummate craftsmanship, [the author] has fashioned fifteen luminous prose pieces: on nature, writing, and herself and those around her. She praises Whitman, denounces cuteness, notes where to find the extraordina...

Intimations six essays —Smith, Zadie.
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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...

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...

Little weirds —Slate, Jenny, 1982- author.

Hello! I looked into my brain and found a book. Here it is. Inside you will find: the smell of honeysuckle; depression; a French-kissing rabbit; a haunted house; death; a vagina singing sad old songs; young geraniums in ...

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, ...

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 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 ...

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