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The Ant: Delia del Carril, the Avant-Garde Artist who Married Pablo Neruda

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The Ant: Delia del Carril, the Avant-Garde Artist who Married Pablo Neruda

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Literary Nonfiction. Women's Studies. Latinx Studies. Translated by Jessica Sequeira. Delia del Carril (1884 - 1989) grew up in the aristocratic world of the Buenos Aires élite, but she rebelled by becoming an artist, a communist, and a cultural for...

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The Counterforce: Thomas Pynchon's INHERENT VICE (...AFTERWORDS)

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The Counterforce: Thomas Pynchon's INHERENT VICE (...AFTERWORDS)

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Literary Nonfiction. Thomas Pynchon's cult detective novel, Inherent Vice, depicts drug-addled private investigator "Doc" Sportello, a leftover of 1960s idealism, on an errant quest to decipher the disappearance of a real estate tycoon. As in his ot...

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Dear Knausgaard: Karl Ove Knausgaard's MY STRUGGLE (...AFTERWORDS)
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Dear Knausgaard: Karl Ove Knausgaard's MY STRUGGLE (...AFTERWORDS)

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Literary Nonfiction. In a series of warm and often funny letters, essayist and memoirist Kim Adrian delivers a compelling feminist critique of the 6-volume autobiographical novel My Struggle, by Norwegian writer Karl Ove Knausgaard. Adrian's book of...

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The Wanting Was a Wilderness: Cheryl Strayed's WILD and the Art of Memoir (...AFTERWORDS)
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The Wanting Was a Wilderness: Cheryl Strayed's WILD and the Art of Memoir (...AFTERWORDS)

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Literary Nonfiction. How did Cheryl Strayed turn a solo hike into an inspirational memoir, beloved by millions? Memoirist and professor Alden Jones sets out to explore why. But when a sudden personal crisis occurs while she is writing, Jones realize...

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Looking Was Not Enough: Jeffrey Eugenides's MIDDLESEX (...AFTERWORDS)
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Looking Was Not Enough: Jeffrey Eugenides's MIDDLESEX (...AFTERWORDS)

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Literary Nonfiction. Literary Criticism. Memoir. Middlesex is the story of a character who changes profoundly in order to remain fundamentally himself. It's about recognizing how risky and contingent any physical description is, and how ambiguous du...

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Bizarro Worlds: Jonathan Lethem's THE FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE (...AFTERWORDS)
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Bizarro Worlds: Jonathan Lethem's THE FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE (...AFTERWORDS)

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Literary Nonfiction. As a black woman and a comics geek, Stacie Williams identified strongly with one aspect of The Fortress of Solitude—its portrayal of gentrification. For Jonathan Lethem's characters, and for Williams in her own life, gentrificat...

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I Meant to Kill Ye: Cormac McCarthy's BLOOD MERIDIAN (...AFTERWORDS)
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I Meant to Kill Ye: Cormac McCarthy's BLOOD MERIDIAN (...AFTERWORDS)

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Literary Nonfiction. After teaching Cormac McCarthy's bloodiest, most challenging novel to her students for years, Stephanie Reents feels no closer to the strange void at the heart of Blood Meridian than when she began. So she journeys west, followi...

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New Uses for Failure: Ben Lerner's 10:04 (...AFTERWORDS)
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New Uses for Failure: Ben Lerner's 10:04 (...AFTERWORDS)

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Literary Nonfiction. A brave new mode of literature has been emerging in the work of Sheila Heti, Karl Ove Knausgaard, and others. Call it what you will; Adam Colman calls it essayistic fiction. In this sharp, playful book, Colman dives deep into Be...

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How to Write Stunning Sentences
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How to Write Stunning Sentences

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Literary Nonfiction. Writing. Composition. You've got a great story, but do you have great sentences? Stylish sentences have their own powerful energy that mesmerizes and even rearranges a reader's world. Think of this book as a private lesson with ...

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A Cool Customer: Joan Didion's THE YEAR OF MAGICAL THINKING (...AFTERWORDS)
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A Cool Customer: Joan Didion's THE YEAR OF MAGICAL THINKING (...AFTERWORDS)

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Literary Nonfiction. Essay. Reading Joan Didion's iconic memoir The Year of Magical Thinking, Jacob Bacharach's thoughts are never far from his brother, Nate, who died of an opioid addiction. Although he tries to be a "a cool customer" like Didion, ...

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A Little in Love with Everyone: Alison Bechdel's FUN HOME (...AFTERWORDS)
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A Little in Love with Everyone: Alison Bechdel's FUN HOME (...AFTERWORDS)

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Literary Nonfiction. Growing up queer in the deep South, Genevieve Hudson longed for stories about lives like her own. So she turned to Alison Bechdel's groundbreaking graphic memoir, FUN HOME. In its panels, she found sly references to Bechdel's pe...

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An Oasis of Horror in a Desert of Boredom: Roberto Bolano's 2666 (...AFTERWORDS)
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An Oasis of Horror in a Desert of Boredom: Roberto Bolano's 2666 (...AFTERWORDS)

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Literary Nonfiction. After Devouring 2666 by Roberto Bolaño on the New York City subway, Jonathan Russell Clark does what any good literary critic would do—he reads everything by Bolaño he can get his hands on. But the more he learns about the write...

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#gods
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#gods

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Fiction. A radical new myth about sex, faith, and those of us who will never dieA young boy wanders into the woods of Harlem and witnesses the abduction of his sister by a glowing creature. Forty years later, now working as a New York City homicide ...

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Eyes on the Island
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Eyes on the Island

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Fiction. Not long ago, Will Fordham was a charismatic young preacher on the rise. But a family trip to the beach cost him everything. Will was struck by an unexpected seizure while wading in the ocean, drowning his young son. In the aftermath of the...

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