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Keegan, Marina

Summary: An affecting and hope-filled posthumous collection of essays and stories from the talented young Yale graduate whose title essay captured the world's attention in 2012 and turned her into an icon for her generation.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Media, Inc. 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 818.609 KEE

Notaro, Laurie.

Summary: Here are more scathingly funny tales from the wild side! Laurie Notaro survived the debauched ride of her twenties and the bumpy ride to matrimony. Now she's ready to take on the thirtysomething years . . . and almost middle age has never been more hilarious.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Media, Inc. 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD 814.6 NOT

Notaro, Laurie.

Summary: The New York Times bestseller from author Laurie Notaro sheds hilarious light on everyday life, from hourly-wage jobs that require zero skill to horrific high school reunions.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Media, Inc. 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD 814.6 NOT

Gaiman, Neil

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: "An enthralling collection of nonfiction essays on a myriad of topics--from art and artists to dreams, myths, and memories--observed in #1 New York Times bestselling author Neil Gaiman's probing, amusing, and distinctive style. An inquisitive observer, thoughtful commentator, and assiduous craftsman, Neil Gaiman has long been celebrated for the sharp intellect and startling imagination that...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 824 GAI

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 824 GAI

Notaro, Laurie.

Summary: Bestselling author Laurie Notaro unleashes her wrath on everything from e-mail spam to eBay to the perils of St. Patrick's Day, with hilarious results.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Media, Inc. 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD 814.6 NOT

D'Onofrio, Vincent

Summary: "A collection of irreverent and poetic short works from legendary actor Vincent D'Onofrio This is not a story woven around plot, characters, and contrivance. Rather, it is what acclaimed actor Vincent D'Onofrio's mind produces when on idle, when he is not thinking about servicing a story. His words are, in the purest sense, ideas that fall unexpectedly upon his head, "like an apple from a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cameron + Company 2021

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 818 D'ON

Rafferty, Charles

Summary: "In this fascinating new collection by longtime poet Charles Rafferty, evocative prose poems insert strange and mysterious twists into otherwise mundane middle-class scenarios. With wonderful intelligence and imagination, these compact, revelatory poems show us what is possible when we jettison accepted devices of thought for methods that are stranger, and much truer. Charles Rafferty is the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: BOA Editions Ltd. 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 811 RAF

Bellow, Saul.

Summary: "A sweeping collection and a tribute to one of the most influential, daring, and visionary minds of the twentieth century The year 2015 marks several literary milestones: the centennial of Saul Bellow's birth, the tenth anniversary of his death, and the publication of Zachary Leader's much anticipated biography. Bellow, a Nobel Laureate, Pulitzer Prize winner, and the only novelist to receive...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 818 BEL

Hardwick, Elizabeth

Summary: Elizabeth Hardwick wrote during the golden age of the American literary essay. She covered civil rights demonstrations in the 1960s, places where she lived, locations she traveled to, theater she had seen, and murder trials that gripped her. She wrote sketches for various occasions and countless essays about literature, her greatest passion. For Hardwick, the essay was an imaginative endeavor....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New York Review Books 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 814 HAR

Ross, Lillian

Summary: "From the inimitable veteran New Yorker journalist Lillian Ross--a stunning collection of Ross's iconic New Yorker pieces"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 070 ROS

Ginsberg, Allen

Summary: "A collection of essential poems, essays, letters, songs, and photographs which aims to introduce new readers to the scope of Allen Ginsberg's work in its prolific and profound diversity"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Perennial 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 811 GIN

Summary: "Ben Marcus, one of the most innovative and vital writers of this generation, delivers a stellar anthology of the best short fiction being written today in America In New American Stories, Ben Marcus has collected a diverse, exciting, and wholly unique book of contemporary American fiction writers. Herein are the luminaries of the form like Deborah Eisenberg, George Saunders, and Denis Johnson,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Contemporaries 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC NEW

Paterniti, Michael.

Summary: "In this moving, lyrical, and ultimately uplifting collection of essays, Michael Paterniti turns a keen eye on the full range of human experience, introducing us to an unforgettable cast of everyday people. Michael Paterniti is one of the most original and empathic storytellers working today. His writing has been described as "humane, devastating, and beautiful" by Elizabeth Gilbert,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Dial Press 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 814 PAT

Leach, Amy

Summary: In a series of essays that progress from the tiniest earth dwellers to the most far flung celestial bodies{u2014}considering the similarity of gods to donkeys, the inexorability of love and vines, the relations of exploding stars to exploding sea cucumbers{u2014}Amy Leach rekindles a vital communion with the wild world, dormant for far too long.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Milkweed Editions 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 508 LEA

Summary: "A landmark collection documenting the social, political, and artistic lives of African American women throughout the tumultuous nineteenth century. The Portable Nineteenth-Century African American Women Writers is the most comprehensive anthology of itskind: an extraordinary range of voices offering the expressions of African American women in print before, during, and after the Civil War....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 810.8 POR

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