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My conversations with Canadians —Maracle, Lee, 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 ...

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...

This strange visible air : essays on aging and the writing life —Butala, Sharon, 1940- author.

"A collection of essays on women and aging from Canadian legend Sharon Butala In this incisive collection, Sharon Butala reflects on the ways her life has changed as she's grown old. She knows that society fails the elde...

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.

The end of the end of the earth : essays —Franzen, Jonathan, author.

In The End of the End of the Earth, which gathers essays and speeches written mostly in the past five years, Jonathan Franzen returns with renewed vigor to the themes - both human and literary - that have long preoccupie...

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...

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...

My body —Ratajkowski, Emily, 1991- author.

In this personal exploration of feminism, sexuality and power, of men's treatment of women and women's rationalizations for accepting that treatment, the acclaimed model and actress presents essays that chronicle moments...

Bread & water : essays —Hobsbawn-Smith, Dee, author.

"When chef and writer dee Hobsbawn-Smith left the city for rural life on a farm in Saskatchewan, she planned to replace cooking and teaching with poetry and prose. But--as begin the best stories--her next adventure didn'...

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...

The garden in every sense and season : a year of insights and inspiration from my garden —Martin, Tovah, author.

"So much of gardening is focused on seasonal to-do lists and daily upkeep. But what about taking time to just enjoy the garden? The Garden in Every Sense and Season urges you to revel in what you've created. From the hea...

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.

Please don't sit on my bed in your outside clothes : essays —Robinson, Phoebe, author.

"New York Times bestselling author, comedian, actress, and producer Phoebe Robinson is back with a new essay collection that is equal parts thoughtful, hilarious, and sharp about human connection, race, hair, travel, dat...

Bring your baggage and don't pack light : essays —Ellis, Helen, author.

"The bestselling author of American Housewife and Southern Lady Code returns with a viciously funny collection of literary essays on love, family, and friendship among grown-ass women"-- Provided by publisher.

Coventry : essays —Cusk, Rachel, 1967- author.

A selection of her Cusk's writings that offer both new insights on the themes at the heart of her fiction and forge a startling critical voice on some of our most personal, social and artistic questions. Coventry encompa...

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...

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 ...

Slouching towards Bethlehem : essays —Didion, Joan, author.

American novelist Joan Didion's first volume of nonfiction essays, first published in 1968, consisting of twenty works that reflect the atmosphere in America during the 1960s, especially in California.

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

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...

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