Dancing at the Pity Party

Dancing at the Pity PartyPart poignant cancer memoir and part humorous reflection on a motherless life, this debut graphic novel is extraordinarily comforting and engaging n nFrom before her mother s first oncology appointment through the stages of her cancer to the funeral, sitting shiva, and afterward, when she must try to

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What We Carry: A Memoir

What We Carry: A MemoirIn caring for her aging mother and her own young daughter, writer Maya Shanbhag Lang a new voice of the highest caliber Rebecca Makkai confronts the legacy of family myths and how the stories shared between parents and children reverberate through generations a deeply moving memoir about immi

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Funny Weather: Art in an Emergency

Funny Weather: Art in an EmergencyOne of the finest writers of the new non fiction Harper s Bazaar explores the role of art in the tumultuous twenty first century n nIn the age of Trump and Brexit, every crisis is instantly overridden by the next The turbulent political weather of the twenty first century generates anxiety and m

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Think Like a Monk

Think Like a MonkJay Shetty, social media superstar and host of the 1 podcast On Purpose , distils the timeless wisdom he learned as a practising monk into practical steps anyone can take every day to live a less anxious, meaningful life n nOver the past three years, Jay Shetty has become one of the world s mo

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The Chiffon Trenches

The Chiffon TrenchesFrom the pages of Vogue to the runways of Paris, this deeply revealing memoir by a legendary style icon captures the fashion world from the inside out, in its most glamorous and most cutthroat moments The Chiffon Trenches honestly and candidly captures fifty sublime years of fashion Manolo Blahn

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This Is All I Got

This Is All I GotA riveting account of a year in the life of a young, homeless single mother, her quest to find stability and shelter in New York City and the journalist who got too close while telling her story n nMore than forty five million Americans attempt to survive under the poverty line, day by day Nearly 60

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You Are an Artist

You Are an ArtistA few years ago curator Sarah Urist Green left her office in the basement of an art museum to travel and visit a diverse range of artists, asking them to share prompts that relate to their own ways of working The result is You Are an Artist, a journey of creation through which you ll invent imagina

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