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Sedaris, David

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Summary: David Sedaris sets his formidable powers of observation toward middle age and mortality. This is beach reading for people who detest beaches, required reading for those who loathe small talk, and also Sedaris' darkest and warmest book yet.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Audio 2018

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Han, Han

Summary: Han Han is the most influential (and provocative) young person in China, equally beloved and reviled for the satirical wit with which he takes on everyone from corrupt politicians to ludicrous protesters. In this collection of essays, he tackles everything from Internet culture in a country that censors the Internet to his own escapades driving around with fake police IDs and a megaphone, and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 890 HAN

Franzen, Jonathan

Summary: In this collection of essays and speeches written mostly in the past five years, Franzen explores his complex relationship with his uncle, recounts his young adulthood in New York, and offers an illuminating look at the global seabird crisis. Taken together, these essays trace the progress of a unique and mature mind wrestling with itself, with literature, and with some of the most important...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2018

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 814 FRA

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 814 FRA

Hitchens, Christopher

Summary: "This collection of essays brings together some of the finest pieces Hitchens published over the last two decades for the first time in one book, addressing with characteristic wit and erudition the subjects he is best known for, including: the case against God, faith and religious observance; the case for intervention in Iraq; indictments of towering political figures like Bill and Hillary...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2015

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

Le Guin, Ursula K.

Summary: "From acclaimed author Ursula K. Le Guin, a collection of thoughts--always adroit, often acerbic--on aging, belief, the state of literature, and the state of the nation"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2017

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 814.54 LEG

Boucher, Lisa

Summary: Presents a discussion of addiction as experienced by women, and the difficult road to recovery. Features essays from mothers, daughters, health professionals, and young women who share their stories of why they drank, how they stopped, and the joys and rewards of being present in their lives once they kicked alcohol to the curb.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: She Writes Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.2 BOU

Cole, Teju

Summary: "With this collection of more than fifty pieces on politics, photography, travel, history, and literature, Teju Cole solidifies his place as one of today's most powerful and original voices. On page after page, deploying prose dense with beauty and ideas, he finds fresh and potent ways to interpret art, people, and historical moments, taking in subjects from Virginia Woolf, Shakespeare, and W....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2016

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

Sedaris, David

Summary: David Sedaris sets his formidable powers of observation toward middle age and mortality. This is beach reading for people who detest beaches, required reading for those who loathe small talk, and also Sedaris' darkest and warmest book yet.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA 814 SED

Rather, Dan

Summary: "In a collection of original essays, the venerated television journalist, Dan Rather, celebrates our shared values and what matters most in our great country, and shows us what patriotism looks like. Writing about the institutions that sustain us, such as public libraries, public schools, and national parks; the values that have transformed us, such as the struggle for civil rights; and the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2018

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Summary: For more than twenty-five years, The Best American Sports Writing has curated the year’s finest sports journalism. Continuing the tradition in a long line of notable guest editors is Rick Telander, acclaimed journalist, author, and champion of the written word. His choices are defined by one shared thread: effort, on the part of athletes and writers alike. The physical strength it takes to play...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796 BES

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 796 BES

Anderson, Karen

Summary: After sharing a weekly essay on Interlochen Public Radio, WIAA, Interlochen, Michigan since 2005, Karen Anderson has collected 120 essays into an illustrated volume. The short, poetic essays feature pen-and-ink drawings by Joyce Koskenmaki, a nationally recognized artist from Michigan's Upper Peninsula.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arbutus Press 2017

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 814 AND

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 814 AND

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 814 Anderson 2017

Eiseley, Loren C.

Summary: "A modern Thoreau explores the mysteries of the universe."--publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Library Of America 2016

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

Sedaris, David

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Summary: Personal essays share the author's adventures after buying a vacation house on the Carolina coast and his reflections on middle age and mortality.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2018

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Sontag, Susan

Summary: An unprecedented collection of the controversial later writings of the greatest and most provocative critic of our time. Susan Sontag was the most influential critic of her time. This second volume in Library of America's definitive Sontag edition gathers all the collected essays and speeches from her last quarter-century, brilliant works whose subjects, from the AIDS epidemic, 9/11, the Iraq...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Library of America 2017

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

Hughley, D. L. (Darryl L.)

Summary: Legendary satirist D. L. Hughley here uses humor to draw attention to injustice, sardonically offering advice on a number of lessons--a much-needed antidote in these distressing times.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD 817 HUG

Niequist, Shauna

Summary: A collection of essays that focuses on the most important transformation in Niequist's life: leaving behind busyness and frantic living and rediscovering the person you were made to be.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Zondervan 2016

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 248 NIE

Oates, Joyce Carol

Summary: This new collection brings together some of Joyce Carol Oates's most brilliant and provocative pieces, covering a diverse range of subjects and ideas. The rough country is both the treacherous geographical/psychological terrains of the writers she analyses--Flannery O'Connor, Shirley Jackson, Cormac McCarthy, Annie Proulx, and Margaret Atwood among others--and also the emotional terrain of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco 2010

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 814.54 OAT

Sedaris, David.

Summary: With Dress Your Family in Courduroy and Denim, David Sedaris returns to his deliriously twisted domain, hilarious childhood dramas infused with melancholy; the gulf of misunderstanding that exists betwen people of different nations or members of the same family; and the poignant divide between one's best hopes and most common deeds.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Time Warner AudioBooks 2004

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 814.54 SED

Summary: "This volume collects the finest essays from the second half of the Believer's decade-long (and counting) run"--Amazon.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Believer Books, a division of McSweeney's 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 814 REA

Anderson, Karen

Summary: After sharing a weekly essay on Interlochen Public Radio, WIAA, Interlochen, Michigan since 2005, Karen Anderson has collected 120 essays into an illustrated volume. The short, poetic essays feature pen-and-ink drawings by Joyce Koskenmaki, a nationally recognized artist from Michigan's Upper Peninsula.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arbutus Press 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Book Club Kit, Call number: BOOK CLUB KIT 814 AND

Frazier, Ian.

Summary: "A generous selection of Frazier's most sophisticated and uproarious feature stories"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2016

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

Jamie, Kathleen

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Graywolf Press 2007

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 941.1 JAM

Mailer, Norman

Summary: "This volume contains thirty-six essays published by Norman Mailer from November 1960 to September 1969, along with the preface to his 1963 collection The Presidential Papers and two prefaces he wrote for paperback editions of that book" (Note; page 471).

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Library of America 2018

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

Sedaris, David.

Summary: From armoring the windows with LP covers to protect the house from neurotic songbirds to the awkwardness of having a lozenge fall from your mouth into the lap of a sleeping fellow passenger on a plane, David Sedaris uses life's most bizarre moments to reach new heights in understanding love and fear, family and strangers. Culminating in a brilliantly funny account of his venture to Tokyo in...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Audio 2008

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 814.54 SED