372 Results
372 Results
The book of delights —Gay, Ross, 1974- author.
Book
2019
0 available of 3 items

"Author Ross Gay spent a year writing almost-daily essays about the things, large and small, that delight him"-- Provided by publisher.

My conversations with Canadians —Maracle, Lee, 1950- author.
Book
2017
16 available of 18 items

"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 ...

Call them by their true names : American crises (and essays) —Solnit, Rebecca, author.
Book
2018
3 available of 6 items

"Changing the world means changing the story, the names, and the language with which we describe it. Calling things by their true names cuts through the lies that excuse, disguise, avoid, or encourage inaction, indiffere...

Meaty : essays —Irby, Samantha, author.
Book
2018
0 available of 1 items

"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...

O's little guide to the big questions
Book
2018
13 available of 16 items

The collected schizophrenias : essays —Wang, Esmé Weijun, author.
Book
2019
3 available of 5 items

"Schizophrenia is not a single unifying diagnosis, and Esmé Weijun Wang writes not just to her fellow members of the 'collected schizophrenias' but to those who wish to understand it as well. Opening with the journey to...

Bit rot : stories + essays —Coupland, Douglas, author.
Book
2016
15 available of 18 items

"Bit Rot, a new collection from Douglas Coupland that explores the different ways 20th-century notions of the future are being shredded, is a gem of the digital age. Reading Bit Rot feels a lot like bingeing on Netflix ....

Murder, and other essays —Richards, David Adams, author.
Book
2019
9 available of 9 items

David Adams Richards is one of Canada's greatest writers, his place in the pantheon ensured by seventeen novels of consistent power and vision. He is also the author of four marvelous non-fiction ruminations on religious...

The source of self-regard : selected essays, speeches, and meditations —Morrison, Toni, author.
Book
2019
8 available of 9 items

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....

The end of the end of the earth : essays —Franzen, Jonathan, author.
Book
2018
15 available of 15 items

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...

Erosion : essays of undoing —Williams, Terry Tempest, author.
Book
2019
0 available of 1 items

In these new essays, Williams explores the concept of erosion: of the land, of the self, of belief, of fear. She wrangles with the paradox of desert lands and the truth of erosion: What is weathered, worn, and whittled a...

Whose story is this? : old conflicts, new chapters —Solnit, Rebecca, author.
Book
2019
1 available of 5 items

Who gets to shape the narrative of our times? The current moment is a battle royale over that foundational power, one in which women, people of color, non-straight people are telling other versions, and white people and ...

Fifty things that aren't my fault essays from the grown-up years —Guisewite, Cathy.
Large Print
2019
2 available of 6 items

"From the iconic creator of the "Cathy" comic strip comes a collection of funny, warm, and wise essays in the style of Nora Ephron and Erma Bombeck, centered around the particular challenge of caring for aging parents an...

I hope we choose love : a trans girl's notes from the end of the world —Thom, Kai Cheng, author.
Book
2019
4 available of 5 items

"What can we hope for at the end of the world? What can we trust in when community has broken our hearts? What would it mean to pursue justice without violence? How can we love in the absence of faith? In a heartbreaking...

Slouching towards Bethlehem : essays —Didion, Joan, author.
Book
2017
0 available of 1 items

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.

Coventry : essays —Cusk, Rachel, 1967- author.
Book
2019
6 available of 7 items

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...

What if this were enough? : essays —Havrilesky, Heather, author.
Book
2018
1 available of 1 items

"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...

Winter —Knausgård, Karl Ove, 1968- author.
Book
2018
3 available of 5 items

"Winter, written to introduce his youngest daughter to the wonders of life, is one of the most profoundly moving and beautiful of Karl Ove Knausgaard's beloved works. While it stands alone for readers, it is also the exq...

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