Recent Studies Indicate: The Best of Sarah Bird

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University of Texas Press
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5.0 X 8.1 X 1.3 inches | 0.75 pounds
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About the Author

Sarah Bird is the author of ten novels, most recently the historical work Daughter of a Daughter of a Queen. In addition to working as a screenwriter, Bird has served as a columnist for Texas Monthly and as an occasional contributor to numerous national publications, including O, The Oprah Magazine; the New York Times Magazine; Salon; The Daily Beast; and Glamour. Her many accolades include induction into the Texas Literary Hall of Fame.


These essays are a pleasure; Bird makes her readers feel smart, urbane, and in on the joke, and that their own stories are worth sharing too.-- "Publishers Weekly" (1/8/2019 12:00:00 AM)
Recent Studies Indicate is a treasure chest brimming with Bird's distinctive voice: bold, thought-provoking, stitch-in-your-side funny, acerbic when called for, and, in the end, full of joy.-- "Lone Star Literary Life" (3/24/2019 12:00:00 AM)
Bird brings her signature no-nonsense wit to topics ranging from motherhood and politics to, of course, the Long Star State.-- "Austin Monthly" (4/1/2019 12:00:00 AM) can open the book to just about any story and enjoy a few minutes of good reading and, more likely than note, a hearty laugh.-- "Abilene Reporter-News" (7/24/2019 12:00:00 AM)
In her first collection of nonfiction that encompasses over four decades of work, Bird shows off her wit and wisdom on subjects ranging from motherhood to making Texas her adopted home...After reading these entertaining essays, a reader might feel like she's put in a satisfying visit with an old friend.-- "Texas Highways" (10/25/2019 12:00:00 AM)