Had I Known

Had I KnownA new selection of the most provocative, incendiary, and career making pieces by bestselling author, essayist, political activist, and veteran muckraker The New Yorker Barbara Ehrenreich A self proclaimed myth buster by trade, Barbara Ehrenreich has covered an extensive range of topics as a

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Lives of Houses

Lives of HousesA group of notable writers including UK poet laureate Simon Armitage, Julian Barnes, Margaret MacMillan, and Jenny Uglow celebrate our fascination with the houses of famous literary figures, artists, composers, and politicians of the past What can a house tell us about the person who lives there

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Stay: Threads, Conversations, Collaborations

Stay: Threads, Conversations, CollaborationsWith Stay, acclaimed poet, artist, and bestselling memoirist Nick Flynn presents a self portrait via a constellation of topics that have circled his work Ranging from the impact of suicide and homelessness to addiction, political engagement, and the vital power of artistic friendships, Stay is a

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Here for It: Or, How to Save Your Soul in America; Essays

Here for It: Or, How to Save Your Soul in America; EssaysFrom the creator of Elle s Eric Reads the News, a poignant and hilarious memoir in essays about growing up seeing the world differently, finding his joy, and every awkward, extraordinary stumble along the way R Eric Thomas didn t know he was different until the world told him so Everywhere he

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Something That May Shock and Discredit You

Something That May Shock and Discredit YouFrom the writer of Slates Dear Prudence column comes a witty and clever collection of essays and cultural observations spanning pop culturefrom the endearingly popular to the staggeringly obscure.Sometimes you just have to yell New York Times bestselling author of Texts from Jane Eyre Daniel M.

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Untamed

UntamedIn her most revealing and powerful book yet, the beloved activist, speaker, and author of the bestselling sensations Love Warrior and Carry On, Warrior explores the joy and peace we discover when we stop striving to meet the expectations of the world, and start trusting the voice deep within us.

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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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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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