Essays

This is the Story of a Happy Marriage Ann Patchett

THIS IS THE STORY OF A HAPPY MARRIAGE is a blend of essays and memoir by one of the most revered writers of our time. The reader is treated to thoughts of love, life, philosophy and compassion.

 

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Two Melissa Ann Pinney (Introduced and edited by Ann Patchett)

TWO is a unique collection of images and prose showing the relationship between two beings. One of the nation's leading photographers coloborates with several top writers to present a true treasure.

 

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What Unites Us: Reflections on Patriotism Dan Rather

WHAT UNITES US:  REFLECTIONS ON PATRIOTISM is a powerful collection of original essays explaining what matters most in our country and what patriotism really looks like.

 

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But Mama Always Put Vodka in Her Sangria! Adventures in Eating, Drinking and Making Merry Julia Reed

BUT MAMA ALWAYS PUT VODKA IN HER SANGRIA!  ADVENTURES IN EATING, DRINKING AND MAKING MERRY takes the reader on a culinary trip around the world searching for master touches in becoming a perfect host - and have fun doing it!

 

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Late Migrations: A Natural History of Love and Loss Margaret Renkl

LATE MIGRATIONS is a series of deep and thoughtful essays about Margaret Renkl's childhood growing...

The Book of Love: Improvisations on a Crazy Little Thing Roger Rosenblatt

THE BOOK OF LOVE is a collection of different ways to look at love - through essays as well as fiction.

 

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Dogfight: The 2012 Presidential Campaign in Verse Calvin Trillin

DOGFIGHT: THE 2012 PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN IN VERSE is a hilarious look at the politics and politicians who entertained and frightened American voters in 2012. The book is full of laugh-out-loud verse and prose.

 

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Make Trouble John Waters

MAKE TROUBLE was created from the speech John Waters delivered to the graduates of the Rhode Island School of Design. The advice was meant for those in all fields and included such wisdom as "be nosy", "embrace chaos" and "outrage our critics". In other words, "make trouble".

 

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In Defense of a Liberal Education Fareed Zakaria

IN DEFENSE OF A LIBERAL EDUCATION eloquently explains the importance of writing clearly, expressing yourself convincingly, thinking analytically and all the other advantages of a liberal education, regardless of any chosen occupation. The book also points out that routine manufacturing jobs continue to get automated or...