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Oliver Sacks

The River of Consciousness

Two weeks before his death, Oliver Sacks outlined the contents of The River of Consciousness, the last […]

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Ta-Nehisi Coates

We Were Eight Years In Power

In these “urgently relevant essays,”* the National Book Award–winning author of Between the World and Me “reflects […]

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Franziska Meister

Racism and Resistance

HOW THE BLACK PANTHERS CHALLENGED WHITE SUPREMACY Even a cursory look at U.S. society today reveals that […]

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David Sedaris

Theft by Finding – Diaries Volume One

For nearly four decades, David Sedaris has faithfully kept a diary in which he records his thoughts […]

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Teju Cole

Blind Spot

The shadow of a tree in upstate New York. A hotel room in Switzerland. A young stranger […]

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Jack Urwin

Man Up – Surviving Modern Masculinity

WHAT DOES MASCULINITY ADD UP TO IN THE 21ST CENTURY? Jack Urwin traces modern ideas of masculinity […]

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Xiaolu Guo

Once Upon a Time in the East

When she is born her parents hand her over to a childless peasant couple in the mountains. […]

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Gloria Steinem

My Life on the Road

Gloria Steinem had an itinerant childhood. Every fall, her father would pack the family into the car […]

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Laurie Penny

Unspeakable Things

Clear-eyed, witty and irreverent, Laurie Penny is as ruthless in her dissection of modern feminism and class […]

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Michael Finkel

The Stranger in the Woods

Many people dream of escaping modern life, but most will never act on it. This is the remarkable […]

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Siri Hustvedt

A Woman Looking at Men Looking at Women

A compelling and radical collection of essays on art, feminism, neuroscience, psychology, and philosophy from prize-winning novelist […]

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Clare O'Dea

The Naked Swiss

In The Naked Swiss: A Nation Behind 10 Myths, Clare O’Dea promises to change the way the […]

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Marina Abramovic

Walk Through Walls

“I had experienced absolute freedom—I had felt that my body was without boundaries, limitless; that pain didn’t […]

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Vivienne Westwood

Get a Life! – The Diaries of Vivienne Westwood

Vivienne Westwood began Get A Life, her online diary, in 2010 with an impassioned post about Native […]

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Elena Ferrante

Frantumaglia

A Writer’s Journey From the author of My Brilliant Friend This book invites readers into Elena Ferrante’s […]