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"Funny, sharp explications of what these sometimes not-very-nice women were up to, and how they sometimes made idiots of . . . but read on!"—Margaret Atwood, author of The Handmaid's Tale
The national bestselling author of A Thousand Ships returns with a fascinating, eye-opening take on the remarkable women at the heart of classical stories Greek mythology from...
“Brilliant . . . To read this book is to become more human.”—Claudia Rankine, author of Citizen
9) Blue nights
Richly textured with memories from her own childhood and married life with her husband, John Gregory Dunne, and daughter, Quintana Roo, this new book by Joan Didion is an intensely personal and moving account of her...
A New York Times Notable Book and Editors' Choice Book
A TIME, Washington Post, and New Yorker Best Book of 2022
A Book Marks Best Reviewed Book of 2022
A playful history of the humble index and its outsized effect on our reading lives.
Most of us give little thought to the back of the book—it's just where you go to look things up. But as Dennis Duncan reveals in this delightful and witty history,...
11) A swim in a pond in the rain: in which four Russians give a master class on writing, reading, and life
13) Vesper Flights
In Vesper Flights, Helen Macdonald brings together a collection of her best loved essays, along with new pieces on topics ranging from nostalgia for a vanishing countryside to the tribulations of farming ostriches to her own private vespers...
No writer has succeeded in capturing the medical and human drama of illness as honestly and as eloquently as Oliver Sacks. ...
The fifth novel in L. M. Montgomery's Anne of Green Gables series, Anne's House of Dreams follows protagonist Anne Shirley during a challenging but rewarding period of transition in her life, as she and childhood sweetheart Gilbert Blythe settle into the rhythms of married life.
Lambda Literary Award Finalist
NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY TIME * NPR * The Washington Post * Kirkus Reviews * Washington Independent Review of Books * The Millions * Electric Literature * Ms Magazine * Entropy Magazine * Largehearted Boy * Passerbuys
The New York Times bestselling collection of essays from beloved poet, Mary Oliver.
“There's hardly a page in my copy of Upstream that isn't folded down or underlined and scribbled on, so charged is Oliver's language . . .” —Maureen Corrigan, NPR’s Fresh Air
“Uniting essays from...
In her comic, scathing essay "Men Explain Things to Me," Rebecca Solnit took on what often goes wrong in conversations between men and women. She wrote about men who wrongly assume they know things and wrongly assume women don't, about why this arises, and how this...
The New York Times bestselling author of Reading Lolita in Tehran returns with a guide to the power of literature in turbulent times, arming readers with a resistance reading list, ranging from James Baldwin to Zora Neale Hurston to Margaret Atwood.
"[A] stunning look at the power of reading. ... Provokes and inspires at every turn." —Publishers Weekly (starred review)
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