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Daum, Meghan

Summary: "A master of the personal essay candidly explores love, death, and the counterfeit rituals of American life In her celebrated 2001 collection, My Misspent Youth, Meghan Daum offered a bold, witty, defining account of the artistic ambitions, financial anxieties, and mixed emotions of her generation. The Unspeakable is an equally bold and witty, but also a sadder and wiser, report from early...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2014

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Daum, Meghan

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Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2003

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Summary: "In this dazzling collection, fifteen writers explore this rich phase in essays that are profound and moving and above all, brimming with joie de vivre. This diverse array of voices--including Veronica Chambers, Meghan Daum, Kate Bolick, Taffy Brodesser-Akner, Sloane Crosley, KJ Dell'Antonia, Julie Klam, Jessica Lahey, Catherine Newman, Sujean Rim, Jena Schwartz, Sophfronia Scott, Allison Winn...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2019

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 920 ON

Summary: In this provocative and controversial collection of essays, curated by writer Meghan Daum, sixteen acclaimed writers explain why they have chosen to eschew parenthood. Contributors Lionel Shriver, Sigrid Nunez, Kate Christiensen, Elliott Holt, Geoff Dyer, and Tim Kreider, among others, offer a unique perspective on the overwhelming cultural pressure of parenthood. Selfish, Shallow, and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Picador 2015

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Friedman, Bernard

Summary: "Home is an idea," Meghan Daum writes in her foreword, "a story we tell ourselves about who we are and who and what we want closest in our midst." In The American Idea of Home, documentary filmmaker Bernard Friedman interviews more than thirty leaders in the field of architecture about a constellation of ideas relating to housing and home. The interviewees include Pritzker Prize winners Thom...

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Publisher / Publication Date: University of Texas Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 720 FRI