I Was a Fat Drunk Catholic School Insomniac

I Was a Fat Drunk Catholic School Insomniac EPUB

I Was a Fat Drunk Catholic School Insomniac
After two full-length collections of fiction that mixed his irreverent treatment of form and gritty real-life candor (The Book of Freaks, Prose. Poems. A Novel.), Jamie Iredell delivers an assured and honest collection of personal essays. I Was a Fat Drunk Catholic School Insomniac reveals a writer who takes on his (literal) highs and (existential) lows with the unembellis

Portrait of My Body EPUB

Portrait of My Body
Phillip Lopates richest and most ambitious book��yet--the final volume of a trilogy that began with��Bachelorhood and Against��Joie de Vivre--Portrait of My��Body is a powerful memoir in the form of��interconnected personal essays. One of Americas��foremost essayists, who helped focus attention on��the form in his acclaimed anthology The��Art of the Personal Essay, Lopat

Feasting the Heart: Fifty-Two Commentaries for the Air EPUB

Feasting the Heart: Fifty-Two Commentaries for the Air
In the fall of 1993, Alice Winkler of National Public Radios Morning Edition asked Reynolds Price to write a short story for a Christmas morning broadcast. This assignment would result in NPRs inviting Price to join its varied group of commentators on All Things Considered. The laws of radio require a concision that has become a welcome new discipline for Price; and

Una temporada en Tinker Creek EPUB

Una temporada en Tinker Creek
Annie Dillard fue una de las primeras mujeres que decidio desafiar desde la escritura y de forma rigurosa el estereotipo masculino del hombre de la frontera y de su relacion con la naturaleza salvaje. Para ello, tras superar una neumonia que estuvo a punto de costarle la vida con apenas veintiseis anos, se traslado a un valle de la cordillera de los Apalaches y comenzo a e

Essays from the Nick of Time: Reflections and Refutations EPUB

Essays from the Nick of Time: Reflections and Refutations
A new collection of prophetic essays from one of the sharpest practitioners of the formMark Slouka writes from a particular vantage point, one invoked by Thoreau, who wished to improve the nick of time . . . to stand on the meeting of two eternities, the past and future. At this bewildering convergence, Slouka asks us to consider what it means to be human and what we

Out Into The Beautiful World EPUB

Out Into The Beautiful World
When I was a young man I thought that metaphysics was the most exciting (and important) thing in the world. I wish now that I had not wasted so much time on the imponderable questions of metaphysics but had used it to more worthwhile effect. Rather than study philosophy, I should have studied insects.In the little essays that follow, I have no grand theory to prove, no si

How to Slowly Kill Yourself and Others in America EPUB

How to Slowly Kill Yourself and Others in America
Author and essayist Kiese Laymon is one of the most unique, stirring, and powerful new voices in American writing. How to Slowly Kill Yourself and Others in America is a collection of his essays, touching on subjects ranging from family, race, violence, and celebrity to music, writing, and coming of age in Mississippi. In this collection, Laymon deals in depth with his own

The Double Life is Twice as Good EPUB

The Double Life is Twice as Good
JONATHAN AMESS LATEST BOOK, his eighth, is a hilarious, erotically charged, and insightful collection of articles, essays, cartoons, and short stories. With an HBO series based on this collections centerpiece, Bored to Death; a beloved novel, The Extra Man, soon to be released as a movie; a critically acclaimed graphic novel, The Alcoholic; and an ongoing series of str

Some of Us Did Not Die: New and Selected Essays EPUB

Some of Us Did Not Die: New and Selected Essays
She remains a thinker and activist who insists upon complexity. -Reamy Jansen, San Francisco ChronicleSome of Us Did Not Die brings together a rich sampling of the late poet June Jordans prose writings. The essays in this collection, which include her last writings and span the length of her extraordinary career, reveal Jordan as an incisive analyst of the personal a

Walk Till the Dogs Get Mean:  Meditations on the Forbidden from Contemporary Appalachia EPUB

Walk Till the Dogs Get Mean: Meditations on the Forbidden from Contemporary Appalachia
In Walk Till the Dogs Get Mean, Adrian Blevins and Karen Salyer McElmurray collect essays from today�s finest established and emerging writers with roots in Appalachia. Together, these essays take the theme of silencing in Appalachian culture, whether the details of that theme revolve around faith, class, work, or family legacies.In essays that take wide-ranging forms�maki

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