The Witches Are Coming

The Witches Are ComingIn this wickedly funny cultural critique, the author of the critically acclaimed memoir and Hulu series Shrill exposes misogyny in the MeToo era THIS IS A WITCH HUNT.WE RE WITCHES,AND WE RE HUNTING YOU From the moment powerful men started falling to the MeToo movement, the lamentations began

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Little Weirds

Little WeirdsHello and welcome to my book Inside you will find The smell of honeysuckle Heartbreak A French kissing rabbit A haunted house Death A vagina singing sad old songs Young geraniums in an ancient castle Birth A dog who appears in dreams as a spiritual guide Divorce Electromagnetic energy

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The Crying Book

The Crying BookAward winning poet Heather Christle has just lost a dear friend to suicide and must reckon with her own struggles with depression and the birth of her first child How she faces her joy, grief, anxiety, impending motherhood, and conflicted truce with the world results in a moving meditation on the

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The Hero: The Enduring Myth That Makes Us Human

The Hero: The Enduring Myth That Makes Us HumanIn his first work of nonfiction, the creator of the multimillion selling Jack Reacher series explores the endurance of heroes from Achilles to Bond, showing us how this age old myth is a fundamental part of what makes us human He demonstrates how hero stories continue to shape our world arguing

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Beauty

BeautyA powerful meditation on beauty and body image from the author of Eggshell Skull You were either fit and trim or you weren t working hard enough Your body was how you conveyed wealth and status to your peers, it was a personality trait, a symbol of goodness and values an ethical ideal In recent

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97,196 Words: Essays

97,196 Words: EssaysA selection of the best short work by France s greatest living nonfiction writer Over the course of his career, Emmanuel Carr re has reinvented nonfiction writing In a search for truth in all its guises, he dispenses with the rules of genre For him, no form is out of reach Theology,

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Some of Us Are Very Hungry Now

Some of Us Are Very Hungry NowWith luminous insight and fervent prose, Andre Perry s debut collection of personal essays, Some of Us Are Very Hungry Now, travels from Washington DC to Iowa City to Hong Kong in search of both individual and national identity While displaying tenderness and a disarming honesty, Perry catalogs

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Busted in New York and Other Essays

Busted in New York and Other EssaysA collection of essays that blend the personal and the social, from the celebrated literary critic and novelist In these twenty five essays, Darryl Pinckney has given us a view of our recent racial history that blends the social and the personal and wonders how we arrived at our current moment.

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Picture Cycle

Picture CycleWith her debut collection Beauty Talk Monsters 2007 , Masha Tupitsyn established a new genre of hybrid writing that melds film criticism, philosophy, and autobiography Picture Cycle continues Tupitsyn s multigenre investigation of the personal and cultural annals of memory, identity, and

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No One Is Too Small to Make a Difference

No One Is Too Small to Make a DifferenceThe groundbreaking speeches of Greta Thunberg, the young climate activist who has become the voice of a generation, including her historic address to the United Nations In August 2018 a fifteen year old Swedish girl, Greta Thunberg, decided not to go to school one day in order to protest the

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Calypso

CalypsoDavid Sedaris returns with his most deeply personal and darkly hilarious book.If you ve ever laughed your way through David Sedaris s cheerfully misanthropic stories, you might think you know what you re getting with Calypso You d be wrong When he buys a beach house on the Carolina coast, Sedaris

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The Witches Are Coming

The Witches Are ComingIn this wickedly funny cultural critique, the author of the critically acclaimed memoir and Hulu series Shrill exposes misogyny in the MeToo era THIS IS A WITCH HUNT.WE RE WITCHES,AND WE RE HUNTING YOU From the moment powerful men started falling to the MeToo movement, the lamentations began

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Between the World and Me

Between the World and MeThis is your country, this is your world, this is your body, and you must find some way to live within the all of it In a profound work that pivots from the biggest questions about American history and ideals to the most intimate concerns of a father for his son, Ta Nehisi Coates offers a powerful

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Trick Mirror: Reflections on Self-Delusion

Trick Mirror: Reflections on Self-DelusionTrick Mirror is an enlightening, unforgettable trip through the river of self delusion that surges just beneath the surface of our lives This is a book about the incentives that shape us, and about how hard it is to see ourselves clearly in a culture that revolves around the self In each essay,

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Little Weirds

Little WeirdsHello and welcome to my book Inside you will find The smell of honeysuckle Heartbreak A French kissing rabbit A haunted house Death A vagina singing sad old songs Young geraniums in an ancient castle Birth A dog who appears in dreams as a spiritual guide Divorce Electromagnetic energy

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