The Witches Are Coming

18 January 2020 | By Lindy West | Filed in: essays.

In 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

Little Weirds

18 January 2020 | By Jenny Slate | Filed in: essays.

Hello 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

The Crying Book

18 January 2020 | By Heather Christle | Filed in: essays.

Award 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

Beauty

18 January 2020 | By Bri Lee | Filed in: essays.

A 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

97,196 Words: Essays

18 January 2020 | By Emmanuel Carrère | Filed in: essays.

A 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,

Some of Us Are Very Hungry Now

18 January 2020 | By Andre Perry | Filed in: essays.

With 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

Busted in New York and Other Essays

18 January 2020 | By Darryl Pinckney | Filed in: essays.

A 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.

Picture Cycle

18 January 2020 | By Masha Tupitsyn | Filed in: essays.

With 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