What are the best book of essays?

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    #1Nobody Knows My Name

    Nobody Knows My Name
    James Baldwin describes and criticizes race relations and the writers' role in society in this collection of essays titled Nobody Knows My Name. This book also contains accounts from Richard Wright and Norman Mailer.  


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    Peter Lewis
    Written on March 12, 2018
    "Nobody Knows My Name delves into a controversial topic in our world today, racism. The author himself was an African American which provides a unique perspective on the topic. I would reccomend it to anyone with an interest in race relations and how it compares to writers. "
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    #2The Best American Essays of the Century

    The Best American Essays of the Century
    The Best American Essays of the Century is a compilation of the notable essays written by famous American writers and icons like Martin Luther King Jr., Ernest Hemingway, Mark Twain, Susan Sontag, and more.
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    Charles Torres
    Written on March 15, 2018
    "If you're like me and interested in important American writings, then The Best American Essays of the Century is the book for you. Inside, you will find a fantastic collection of the most notable American authors of the day. Reading this book will help to give you insight into the America of the past."
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    #3The Death of Adam

    The Death of Adam

    The Death of Adam: Essays on Modern Thought is an award-winning collection of essays written by Marilynne Robinson, a bestselling author. It details another point of view on history, religion, and society.

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    Peter Cooper
    Written on March 11, 2018
    ""The Death of Adam" is some rather dense and difficult reading. It seems to jump around a bit between kind of disparate subjects, some of which it does not always succeed in flawlessly connecting. Fans of the author will probably be able to derive a lot of meaning and satisfaction from it, but the layperson might be a little confused or overwhelmed. It might be a little too much for someone who has not done a lot of thinking about certain aspects of our society."
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    #4Pulphead: Essays

    Pulphead: Essays

    Pulphead: Essays is a book that is a collection of essays written by John Jeremiah Sullivan. The book was named as A Best Book of 2011 by New York Times, Time Magazine, the Boston Globe and Entertainment Weekly.

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    Karen Dean
    Written on March 18, 2018
    "I needed a book of essays. I found Pulphead: Essays and it has been wonderful with showing me a group of essays by John Sullivan. Great and what I was looking for."
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    #5Unsavory Elements

    Unsavory Elements

    Unsavory Elements: Stories of Foreigners on the Loose in China is a book containing 28 essays from foreigners who spent significant time living in China. Famous writers like Simon Winchester and Alan Paul contributed to this book.

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    Mary Montgomery
    Written on March 18, 2018
    "I was looking for a great book of essays. I love to read and found out about Unsavory Elements from a friend that also loves to read. It's a book containing 28 essays from foreigners who spent a lot of time living in China. It really is a fascinating group of essays. I loved reading about each person and their story and how they coped with living in China. It really opened my eyes to the rest of the world. Definitely check it out."
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    #6When You Are Engulfed in Flames

    When You Are Engulfed in Flames

    When You Are Engulfed in Flames is the sixth essay collection of the famous writer David Sedaris. The book contains 22 essays with different topics and has become an international bestseller.

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    Jordan Rodriguez
    Written on March 11, 2018
    "Any fan of David Sedaris should get their hands on this collection of his essays. This is his sixth collection and I've enjoyed reading all of them up until now. These are shorter than some of his others, but I think some of his best quality yet."
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    #7Of Bees & Boys

    Of Bees & Boys

    Of Bees and Boys: Lines from a Southern Lawyer is a collection of essays written by literary lawyer Allen Mendenhall. The essays discuss numerous topics, including literature, reading, family, and Southern customs.

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    Jenny Gao
    Written on March 9, 2018
    "This book is well-written and poignant. I enjoyed reading it more the second time around. It has some deep thought-out sentiments and attempts to teach the reader at the same time. I enjoyed it very much!"
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    #8Me Talk Pretty One Day

    Me Talk Pretty One Day
    Me Talk Pretty One Day is comedian and author David Sedaris' book containing snippets from his life, particularly his move to Paris and his experience of learning French from a teacher who did not like their sessions.
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    Alexander Vargas
    Written on March 17, 2018
    "Me Talk Pretty One Day, written by David Sedaris, is on of the best books of essays. It is funny and insightful just like you'd expect from Sedaris. His stories will keep you reading and wanting more. If you have liked his past books, you'll love this one."
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    #9Consider the Lobster: And Other Essays

    Consider the Lobster: And Other Essays
    Consider the Lobster: And Other Essays is a collection of hilarious essays written by David Foster Wallace. It has many other topics, including an award for a female performer, a presidential race, and whether lobsters feel pain. 
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    Dennis Stephens
    Written on March 17, 2018
    "Consider the Lobster: And Other Essays is a very interesting and humorous collection of observations and philosophies. I love the unique perspective and the thoughts about life's journey. "
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    #10This Is Water

    This Is Water

    This Is Water: Some Thoughts, Delivered on a Significant Occasion, about Living a Compassionate Life by David Foster Wallace is a nonfiction psychology book which was originally published in 2009.

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    Diana Du
    Written on May 9, 2018
    "This book is not a book of essays but is basically a speech given by David Foster Wallace to a graduating college class which was later recorded in book form so anyone could access it. Wallace is very articulate and his words are impactful, insightful and relatable. After reading this book, you instantly feel more emotionally mature. "
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    #11Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life

    Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life
    If you are stressed thinking on the big project that is writing a novel, this book will calm you and teach to write word by word... or more like bird by bird.
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    Virginia Adams
    Written on March 29, 2018
    "What was wanted was the best book of essays out there currently. My searches found Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life, a great book on learning how to write a novel. It mainly stresses calming down and going slower."
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    #12Naked

    Naked

    Welcome to the hilarious, strange, elegiac, outrageous world of David Sedaris. In Naked, Sedaris turns the mania for memoir on its ear, mining the exceedingly rich terrain of his life, his family, and his unique worldview-a sensibility at once take-no-prisoners sharp and deeply charitable. A tart-tongued mother does dead-on imitations of her young son's nervous tics, to the great amusement of his teachers; a stint of Kerouackian wandering is undertaken (of course!) with a quadriplegic companion; a family gathers for a wedding in the face of imminent death. Through it all is Sedaris's unmistakable voice, without doubt one of the freshest in American writing.

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    Terry Schneider
    Written on April 23, 2018
    "Naked is one of the best worth-reading thick books. My son read it over and over and couldn't get tired of it. It's one of those books that live in one's mind even when they grow old. "
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    #13A Supposedly Fun Thing I'll Never Do Again

    A Supposedly Fun Thing I'll Never Do Again

    A Supposedly Fun Thing I'll Never Do Again: Essays and Arguments is a nonfiction book written by David Foster Wallace. This was originally published in 1996.

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    Adam Boyd
    Written on May 5, 2018
    "I like to read essays because I feel like it shows what people are capable of writing in such a short amount of words. I recently read A Supposedly Fun Thing I'll Never Do Again and I am glad that I did since it was a good read."
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    #14The Partitions of Memory

    The Partitions of Memory

    The Partitions of Memory: The Afterlife of the Division of India is a book of essays compiled by Suvir Kaul. It was published in 2001. It contains eight essays that center around the lives of people in the Indian subcontinent after its partition in 1947.

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    Tammy Wheeler
    Written on May 17, 2018
    "Interesting writing by an author that details the lives of eight Indians after the great partition1947, post. He shares the experiences of said people of India in a series of essays. Not a bad read."
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    #15On Boxing

    On Boxing

    on Boxing is a book by award-winning author Joyce Carol Oates. It contains essays on the art and discipline of boxing. It was recognized as a New York Times notable book. This version is a reissue of the first book.

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    Rose Simmons
    Written on March 14, 2018
    "This is a book that motivates you a lot if you are a boxer. It has all the psychological support that you need to be a champ. "
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    #16Abinger Harvest

    Abinger Harvest
    Abinger Harvest: And England's Pleasant Land is a collection of essays, articles, and poems written by renowned Victorian author E.M. Forster. It was compiled and edited by Elizabeth Heine and was released in June 1997.
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    Esperanza Arroyo
    Written on May 4, 2018
    "Lovely book of essays! This is a good collection of Forster's writing. "
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    #17Albergo Empedocle and Other Writings

    Albergo Empedocle and Other Writings

    Albergo Empedocle and Other Writings is a collection of novellas and essays written by renowned Victorian writer E.M. Forster. It was compiled and edited by George H. Thomson and was released in June 1971.

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    Brandon Hudson
    Written on May 13, 2018
    "yes "
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    #18Political Fictions

    Political Fictions

    Political Fictions is a collection of essays by Joan Didion which centers in the American politics from 1988 through the 2000 election looking on how the press, political strategists, and opinion makers conspire to create stories.

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    Billy Perry
    Written on March 23, 2018
    "This book was a decent read about politics that gives you a little insight of what goes on behind the scenes in government. Although the author is a little slanted to the left. She still does give an overall good picture of what was going on in political media in the late 80's and early 2000's. The book isn't really interesting but at the same time still readable."
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    #19Great Ideas Some Thoughts On the Common Toad

    Great Ideas Some Thoughts On the Common Toad

    Some Thoughts on the Common Toad is written by George Orwell which is a collection of essays painting an image of the humanity. It also includes an essay on an account of killing an elephant in Burma. 

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    Christina Thompson
    Written on May 10, 2018
    "This is definitely a collectors boom to have in your home library. It has eight well and interesting written essays."
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    #20Let's Explore Diabetes with Owls

    Let's Explore Diabetes with Owls

    Let's Explore Diabetes with Owls by David Sedaris is an essay book originally published in April 2013. This novel was nominated for the Goodreads Choice Awards for Best Humor and PEN/Diamonstein-Spielvogel Award for the Art of the Essay.

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    Alexander Duncan
    Written on April 14, 2018
    "This book has it all. Humor, sarcasm, a deep and touching story. However, I can not really recommend it, since its a bit inconsistent with the story itself, and the author has much better books out there. "
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    #21Doesn't It Hurt?: Confessions of Compulsive Hair Pullers

    Doesn't It Hurt?: Confessions of Compulsive Hair Pullers

    Doesn't It Hurt?: Confessions of Compulsive Hair Pullers is a compilation of essays edited by Sandy Rosenblatt. Published in 2014 by Plucky Press, it features 15 essays written by people living with trichotillomania.

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    Lawrence Wade
    Written on May 15, 2018
    "Doesn't It Hurt is an interesting collection of essays based on people's experience with hair pulling. It really goes into detail about how it affects their lives and how they cope with this struggle. It really sheds light on the anxiety, depression, and mental torment that some people go through. Overall, it is a great book of essays that you should read!"
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    #22Down the River

    Down the River

    Down the River is a collection of essays written by environmentalist Edward Abbey wherein he explores the beauty of some of the greatest stretches of the American wilderness. 

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    Lisa Russell
    Written on May 6, 2018
    "this is book very interesting"
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    #23Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk

    Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk

    Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk is a fictional essay book written by David Sedaris and illustrated by Ian Falconer. This book was originally published in September 2010 by the Little, Brown and Company.

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    Christopher Kelley
    Written on April 13, 2018
    "This was not a helpful solution, It did not solve the persons issue and is not related whatsoever to essays of any sort. Overall the solution was not solved. "
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    #24After Henry

    After Henry

    After Henry is a book of essays containing Joan Didion's personal memorial for her friend Henry Robbins, who was also her editor from 1966 until he died in 1979. The essays included here were written after Henry's death.

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    Julia Olson
    Written on March 15, 2018
    "Sometimes it's a good thing to look at things from a different prospective and that's exactly what Joan Didion did! Didion tells us about the fantasies the media construct around crime victims and presidential candidates, all the while she gives us new interpretations of the stories of Nancy Reagan and Patty Hearst. She makes history come alive!"
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    #25The Prophet

    The Prophet

    The Prophet is a collection of essays written by Khalil Gibran, first published in 1923. The book is divided into 28 chapters that philosophically explore the concepts that govern human life.

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    Gloria Morales
    Written on May 16, 2018
    "The Prophet is a very important book for scholars. it contains a collection of essays .it is divided into 28 chapters that philosophically explore the concepts that govern human life. A must read"
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    #26Making Waves

    Making Waves

    Making Waves is a collection of political and cultural essays written over a span of 30 years by the iconic Peruvian writer Mario Vargas Llosa. It was collected, edited, and translated by John King and published in 1998.

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    Robert Hicks
    Written on April 27, 2018
    "it is designed not only for leaner but also for all kind of students who enjoy writing essays as there hobby"
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    #27What now?

    What now?

    What Now? is an essay written by Ann Patchett based on her commencement address at Sarah Lawrence College which gives hope to anyone experiencing a crossroad in their life. 

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    Beverly Harris
    Written on April 12, 2018
    "From student to line cook to teacher to waitress and eventually to award-winning author, Patchett's own life has taken many twists and turns that make her exploration genuine and resonant. As Patchett writes, "'What now?' represents our excitement and our future, the very vitality of life." She highlights the possibilities the unknown offers and reminds us that there is as much joy in the journey as there is in reaching the destination."
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    #28The Language of Passion

    The Language of Passion
    The Language of Passion: Selected Commentary is a collection of columns and essays written by literary icon Mario Vargas Llosa when he still wrote for El Pais. The essays were collected, edited, and translated by Natasha Wimmer.
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    Russell Scott
    Written on April 24, 2018
    "The Language of Passion is a selection of his newspaper columns and essays from the early 1980's - 2000. It was written by Mario Vargas Llosa and was translated by Natasha Wimmer. This collection will be of interest to anyone that holds a rational belief system."
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    #29Broca's Brain

    Broca's Brain
    Broca's Brain: Reflections on the Romance of Science is a non-fiction book by the highly-acclaimed astronomer, Carl Sagan. It is a collection of essays that explore concepts about what awaits mankind in the future.
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    Carl Dixon
    Written on May 13, 2018
    "Carl Sagan is a genius of bridging the gap between sciences and humanities. Many of these essays discuss the existence of many different religions and even basic fundamentals on if there is even a God. Other dive into other wide aspects such as mythology and astronomy. They are all an excellent read, and you will feel enlightened after completing this great book."
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    #30Thank You for Not Reading: Essays on Literary Trivia

    Thank You for Not Reading: Essays on Literary Trivia

    Thank You for Not Reading: Essays on Literary Trivia is a Literary Criticism essays written by Dubravka Ugresic and translated by Celia Hawkesworth. It was published November 1, 2003 by Dalkey Archive Pass.

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    Diane Hopkins
    Written on May 9, 2018
    "It is an interesting story, but with too many topics going on at once. It is difficult to follow what the author is trying to say. It is not an easy book to follow. However, the writing and content is really good. One can tell that this is an inexperienced writer who is trying to find her voice."
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    #31The Great Movies

    The Great Movies

    The Great Movies is a nonfictional book about film written by Roger Ebert and Mary Corliss. This nonfiction book about film was published on November 11, 2003 by Three Rivers Press.

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    #32Billions & Billions

    Billions & Billions
    Billions & Billions: Thoughts on Life and Death at the Brink of the Millennium is a non-fiction novel by renowned astrophysicist, Dr. Carl Sagan. It is the last book Sagan wrote, published posthumously in 1997.
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    Deborah Woods
    Written on May 6, 2018
    "I do not know how well this book compares to other essay books, but this book seems like a great solution for the best book of essays topic. It is a New York Times best seller and seems to be very well regarded. It looks as thought these essays give a challenging look into the questions of the universe. Overall likely a good solution. "
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    #33The Land of Little Rain

    The Land of Little Rain

    The Land of Little Rain is a non-fiction book written by Mary Austin which includes a collection of meditations on the wonders of the Mojave Desert.

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    Jean Evans
    Written on May 11, 2018
    "This is a good read if you enjoy a lot of detail. The author really paints a clear picture, If you are fascinated with the desert like I am you will find this book to be a page turner,albeit, slow sometimes. This book does not have the finest editing that I have seen.however,that was not a distraction for me. "
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    #34The Best American Essays 2016

    The Best American Essays 2016
    The Best American Essays 2016 is a non-fiction literary work edited by Jonathan Franzen and Robert Atwan. This literary writing was originally published in 2016.
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    Ronald Kennedy
    Written on May 7, 2018
    "If you're like me, you left your essay writing days back in college. However, I still enjoy reading those suckers, but I don't want no foreign essays. I want my essays like I want my women, my beer, and my sports: AMERICAN. In "The Best American Essays 2016", the publisher does exactly what you'd think; compiles the BEST 'MURICAN essays there are. The title says it itself; they're the best. So this is obviously the best in category, full stop. At least until the 2017 edition comes out."
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    #35The Wave in the Mind

    The Wave in the Mind

    The Wave in the Mind: Talks and Essays on the Writer, the Reader, and the Imagination is a book by award-winning science fiction writer Ursula K. Le Guin containing essays on different topics. This book was published by Shambhala in February 2004.

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    Diane Hopkins
    Written on March 25, 2018
    "Neat talk that lets you see into the mind of the writer without it getting too goofy. It is a book of essays that discuss the topic."
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    #36Slouching Towards Bethlehem

    Slouching Towards Bethlehem
    Slouching Toward Bethlehem is a collection of essays written by Joan Didion featuring topics from murder to hippies, and the meaning of self-respect to the existence of morality in the modern world.
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    Anna Little
    Written on March 18, 2018
    ""And what rough beast, its hour come round at last, Slouches towards Bethlehem to be born?" The title of this book comes from one of Yeats' most-quoted poems, and it deserves a place on every erudite reader's reading list. Truly a modern classic, more applicable than ever."
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    #37How to Be Alone: Essays

    How to Be Alone: Essays
    How to Be Alone by Jonathan Franzen is a non-fiction short story about the sex advice industry. This book provides explanations that most authors would not dare to write about.
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    Kyle Taylor
    Written on May 14, 2018
    "Life is very complicated, and as human beings where we are headed to is very difficult to answer or even grasp. Yet the uncertainty of future drives us to think and reflect on our self and the world around us, that in certain ways shape our perception and the angle through which we see life, see meaning in it and how we interpret it for our self. How to Be Alone by Jonathan Franzen has shed a transparent light into the postmodern issues that pertains to the roots of psychological distress that the people are living. Those essays address the very core and fundamental pillars of how to maintain balance in an unstable world. I was very moved and inspired to get along with my thoughts and wander in "loneliness""
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    #38A User's Guide to the Millennium

    A User's Guide to the Millennium
    A User's Guide to the Millennium: Essays and Reviews is a nonfiction book written by James Graham "J.G." Ballard. A User's Guide to the Millennium was published on April 15, 1997 by Picador.
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    Timothy Fowler
    Written on May 16, 2018
    "Based on the description of the book I'd say that the item chosen does a solid job at providing a solution for the topic."
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    #39The Moon by Whale Light

    The Moon by Whale Light

    The Moon by Whale Light is a collection of essays written by bestselling author by Diane Ackerman which is about wildlife such as penguins, whales, bats, and the crocodilians. 

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    Tom Jia
    Written on May 9, 2018
    "It is a great read for anyone that on the go or for someone looking to escape reality for a weekend and enjoy an adventure filled with lovable characters and an ending that will satisfy you while still keep you wanting more. Would definitely recommend! "
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    #40A Slip of the Keyboard: Collected Non-Fiction

    A Slip of the Keyboard: Collected Non-Fiction
    A Slip of the Keyboard: Collected Non-Fiction is an anthology of Terry Pratchett's non-fiction works, including essays and excerpts from speeches and interviews. It was first published in 2014 by Doubleday.
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    Tyler Guerrero
    Written on May 11, 2018
    "A great book filled with essays + excerpts so it fits the genre perfectly. A widely acclaimed author and a book with plenty of positive feedback tells me this book could very well be one of the best."
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    #41Giving Offense: Essays on Censorship

    Giving Offense: Essays on Censorship
    Giving Offense: Essays on Censorship is non-fiction book written by Nobel laureate for literature, J.M. Coetzee. This collection of essays tackle censorship by the state and people's reactions to it.
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    Raymond Hawkins
    Written on May 9, 2018
    "GOOD"
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    #42Where I Was From

    Where I Was From

    Where I Was From is a series of essays by Joan Didion on California's history, its civic priorities and the way it has been depicted by painters and writers, including her younger self.

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    Helen Hernandez
    Written on March 17, 2018
    "Where I Was From is an interesting book of essays. It's a reflection of where Joan Didion was from in California and the things she witnessed and her comprehension and input of those things. California is a contrasting place and Joan's book definitely shows that."
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    #43The Kraus Project: Essays by Karl Kraus

    The Kraus Project: Essays by Karl Kraus
    The Kraus Project: Essays by Karl Kraus is a collection of essays translated by Jonathan Franzen. This non-fiction book was originally published in 2013.
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    Samuel Aguilar
    Written on May 10, 2018
    "The Kraus Project: Essays by Karl Kraus is a collection of essays translated by Jonathan Franzen. This non-fiction book was originally published in 2013. learn how to write good essays using this simple guide"
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    #44The White Album

    The White Album
    The White Album is a mosaic of American life during the late 1960s and throughout the 1970s exposing the realities and dreams of an age of self-discovery whose spiritual center was California.
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    Lori Coleman
    Written on March 27, 2018
    "Miss those sixties? Didn't live them but sure heard about them from your parents? The White Album will catch you up with the activities of the summer of love generation. Nothing like another journey down memory lane through a writer's view of the Manson clan."
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    #45High Tide in Tucson

    High Tide in Tucson

    High Tide in Tucson is a non-fiction book written by Barbara Kingsolver which is composed of 25 collections of essays to show what is inside her head as a writer. 

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    #46Small Wonder

    Small Wonder

    Small Wonder is a collection of essays written by Barbara Kingsolver wherein she tackles everything from raising children to global war expressing her ideas on every topic. 

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    Estela Ordoñez
    Written on May 8, 2018
    "This is a really fantastic collection of essays. She really had insight about things that we need to be thinking about and doing something to fix. She wrote these back in 2002 if I remember correctly and many of the things she wrote about have come to pass or are happening now. Some of what she writes is very profound."
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    #47What Young India Wants

    What Young India Wants

    What Young India Wants by Chetan Bhagat is a non-fiction novel originally published on August 6, 2012. This book contains the compilations of Bhagat's speeches and essays that focus on the Indian society.

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    Joseph Barrett
    Written on March 14, 2018
    "This novel was very good, it allowed me to get a better look at India's society. IT did this without coming out as boring and I was so hooked, that I read the novel very quickly. The book had a very rebellious tone to it due to the main characters distrust and dislike of the government. This tone helped keep my interest and made the character interesting to study. I was really impressed by this novel."
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    #48Tree and Leaf

    Tree and Leaf

    Tree and Leaf is a collection of writings by the renowned author J.R.R. Tolkien, originally published in 1964. It includes essays and poems deeply rooted in the history of England and the English language.

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    Jason Newman
    Written on April 17, 2018
    " I have never so heavily notated a book I read for school, I have never felt less like reading was assigned, and I have never been happier to go back and read it again and still have my annotations and the wonderful text."
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    #49I Have a Bream

    I Have a Bream

    I Have a Bream is a standalone non-fiction book written by John O'Farrell which includes more than 100 funny, satirical essays on diverse subjects. 

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    Austin Nelson
    Written on May 13, 2018
    "Isn’t it always the way? You wait ages for one purple flour-filled condom and then three come along at once. Of course the correct procedure for a chemical attack in the House of Commons would have been for MPs to remain in the chamber and remove all items of clothing. I’m not sure which is the more horrific vision: anthrax all over London or Nicholas Soames slipping out of his Y-fronts while chatting to a naked Ann Widdecombe. Here at last is the third and final collection of Guardian columns from John O’Farrell, award-winning comedy writer and compulsive liar. In this eye-watering journey from innocence to revelation, he discovers that Margaret Thatcher is actually his mother. Contained within these covers are a hundred funny, satirical essays on subjects as diverse as Man’s ascent from the apes and the re-election of George W. Bush. Plus there is a full account of O’Farrell’s heroic but doomed attempt to capture his Tory home town for socialism. Maidenhead has never been the same since. He also makes a number of preposterous claims, including that identity fraud has got so bad that an audacious impostor using the name A. L. Blair even managed to get himself a Labour Party card by posing as a left-wing champion of wealth distribution and civil rights. He asks why a Blackberry isn’t compatible with an Apple. And finds out why the Queen didn’t go to her own son’s wedding: ‘What happened to that other girl you were seeing?’ ‘Mother, we got divorced and then she died in a car crash, remember?’ ‘Well, sometimes you have to work at these things, dear "

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1Nobody Knows My NameBooks 40 Paid
2The Best American Essays of the CenturyBooks 37 Paid
3The Death of AdamBooks 33 Paid
4Pulphead: EssaysBooks 31 Paid
5Unsavory ElementsBooks 30 Paid
6When You Are Engulfed in FlamesBooks 26 Paid
7Of Bees & BoysBooks 25 Paid
8Me Talk Pretty One DayBooks 23 Paid
9Consider the Lobster: And Other EssaysBooks 19 Paid
10This Is WaterBooks 11 Paid
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