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Things No One Will Tell Fat Girls: A Handbook for Unapologetic Living by Jes Baker (2015)
Reviewed in the form of a comic strip by sarahhunt on September 2, 2016 tagged essays • nonfiction
Milwaukee Mayhem: Murder and Mystery in the Cream City's First Century by Matthew J. Prigge (2015)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on February 5, 2016 tagged essays • history • nonfiction
Furiously Happy: A Funny Book About Horrible Things by Jenny Lawson (2015)
Reviewed by dawnrutherford on October 23, 2015 tagged essays • nonfiction
Ancient Places: People and Landscape in the Emerging Northwest by Jack Nisbet (2015)
Reviewed by craigseasholes on October 2, 2015 tagged essays • history • science
Knitting Yarns Writers on Knitting by Ann Hood (2014)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on August 1, 2014 tagged essays • nonfiction
Writers write about why they knit: stress relief, connecting with friends, grief, and getting through crises.
Love Illuminated Exploring Life’s Most Mystifying Subject (With the Help of 50,000 Strangers) by Daniel Jones (2014)
Reviewed by emilyreads on September 5, 2014 tagged essays • nonfiction
Highlights from Daniel Jones’s “Modern Love” column about love and romance in contemporary America.
I Heart My Little A-Holes A bunch of holy-crap moments nobody ever told you about parenting by Karen Alpert (2014)
Reviewed by darcy on January 16, 2015 tagged essays • nonfiction
Think Like a Freak The Authors of Freakonomics Offer to Retrain Your Brain by Steven D. Levitt, Stephen J. Dubner (2014)
Reviewed by emilyreads on January 9, 2015 tagged essays • nonfiction
For the Love of Baseball A Celebration of the Game That Connects Us All by Lee Gutkind, Andrew Blauner (2014)
Reviewed by danritchie on December 12, 2014 tagged essays • nonfiction
A collection of essays about baseball and its place in American life.
People I Want to Punch in the Throat Competitive Crafters, Drop-Off Despots, and Other Suburban Scourges by Jen Mann (2014)
Reviewed by flemtastic on October 10, 2014 tagged essays • humor
Wife and mother Jen Mann shares her experiences and rants about the suburban housewives that surround her.
David and Goliath Underdog, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants by Malcolm Gladwell (2013)
Reviewed by emilyreads on May 16, 2014 tagged essays • nonfiction
Malcolm Gladwell explains how some people and organizations succeed against impossible odds.
Lost at Sea The Jon Ronson Mysteries by Jon Ronson (2013)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on March 28, 2014 tagged essays
An investigative journalist interviews oddballs, insane “clowns,” and looks into a few mysteries.
Rob Delaney Mother. Wife. Sister. Human. Warrior. Falcon. Yardstick. Turban. Cabbage. by Rob Delaney (2013)
Reviewed by geneambaum on April 25, 2014 tagged biography • essays • humor
Funny essays on parenting, growing up, bed wetting, sobriety, and writing jokes.
Stitches A Handbook on Meaning, Hope and Repair by Anne Lamott (2013)
Reviewed by emilyreads on May 9, 2014 tagged biography • essays
Essayist Anne Lamott meditates on the ways we manage to keep going when life swats us down.
Cockpit Confidential: Everything You Need to Know About Air Travel by Patrick Smith (2013)
Reviewed by lynn on January 29, 2016 tagged essays • nonfiction
The Letter Q Queer Writers' Notes To Their Younger Selves by Sarah Moon, James Lecesne (2012)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on June 8, 2012 tagged anthology • coming of age • essays
We Learn Nothing Essays and Cartoons by Tim Kreider (2012)
Reviewed by geneambaum on March 22, 2013 tagged comic strips • essays • humor • nonfiction
Columnist and cartoonist Tim Kreider’s funny, moving essays and comics about family, friends, and relationships.
An Everlasting Meal: Cooking with Economy and Grace by Tamar Adler (2012)
Reviewed by emilyjones on October 7, 2016 tagged cookbook • essays
Sleepwalk with Me and Other Painfully True Stories by Mike Birbiglia (2011)
Reviewed by flemtastic on December 9, 2011 tagged biography • essays • humor
It Gets Better Coming Out, Overcoming Bullying, and Creating a Life Worth Living by Dan Savage, Terry Miller, others (2011)
Reviewed by sharonlevin on December 23, 2011 tagged coming of age • essays • nonfiction
Everyone Loves You When You’re Dead Journeys into Fame and Madness by Neil Strauss (2011)
Reviewed by geneambaum on December 23, 2011 tagged essays • nonfiction
Satiristas Comedians, Contrarians, Raconteurs & Vulgarians by Paul Provenza , Dan Dion (2010)
Reviewed by billba on May 28, 2010 tagged essays • humor • nonfiction
Infinite City A San Francisco Atlas by Rebecca Solnit (2010)
Reviewed by wally on September 5, 2014 tagged art • essays • nonfiction
Cartographers, artists, and writers show views of San Francisco through unique maps and essays.
One Ring Circus Dispatches from the World of Boxing by Katherine Dunn (2009)
Reviewed by geneambaum on November 30, 2012 tagged essays • nonfiction
Genius and Heroin The Illustrated Catalogue of Creativity, Obsession, and Reckless Abandon Through the Ages by Michael Largo (2008)
Reviewed by flemtastic on November 5, 2010 tagged essays • history • nonfiction
Harlan Ellison's Watching by Harlan Ellison (2008)
Reviewed by lynn on October 24, 2014 tagged essays • nonfiction
A collection of essays on film that are full of personal anecdotes, scathing criticism, and rants against ignorance.
What We Believe But Cannot Prove Today's leading thinkers on science in the age of uncertainty by John Brockman (2006)
Reviewed in the form of a comic strip by geneambaum on November 26, 2006 tagged essays • nonfiction
TalkTalk A Children's Book Author Speaks to Grownups by E.L. Konigsburg (1995)
Reviewed by emilyreads on November 22, 2013 tagged essays
Speeches and essays by children’s writer E.L. Konigsburg, including her 1968 Newbery acceptance speech.
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