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We Are Never Meeting in Real Life.: Essays

Samantha Irby

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The Collected Schizophrenias: Essays

EsmΓ© Weijun Wang

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No Time to Spare: Thinking about What Matters

Ursula K. Le Guin

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Too Much and Not the Mood: Essays

Durga Chew-Bose

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So Sad Today: Personal Essays

Melissa Broder

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How to Write an Autobiographical Novel: Essays

Alexander Chee

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The Empathy Exams: Essays

Leslie Jamison

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Abandon Me: Memoirs

Melissa Febos

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Feel Free: Essays

Zadie Smith

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Slouching Towards Bethlehem: Essays

Joan Didion

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We Were Eight Years in Power: An American Tragedy

Ta-Nehisi Coates

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These eight essays are good, and some, such as The Case For Reparations, are truly extraordinary. They are also all freely available to read on The Atlantic's site. What makes this book worth buying, then, are the preludes to each essay in which Coates brilliantly and critically reflects on the writing, and thereby creates a sort of memoir of the writer's life. --Moli