Essays

The Needle's Eye

Passing through Youth
Fanny Howe

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2016

A meditation on time, violence, and chance by “one of America’s most dazzling poets” (O, The Oprah Magazine)

The Next Rodeo

New and Selected Essays
William Kittredge

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2007

"You may never again see the American West in quite the same way if you take the time to view it through the eyes of William Kittredge."—The Seattle Times

Notes from No Man's Land

American Essays
Eula Biss

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2009
"Eula Biss's Notes from No Man's Land is the most accomplished book of essays anyone has written or published so far in the twenty-first century." —Kyle Minor, Salon

Ongoingness

The End of a Diary
Sarah Manguso

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2016

“[Manguso] has written the memoir we didn’t realize we needed.”The New Yorker

Open House

Writers Redefine Home - Graywolf Forum Five
Edited and with an Introduction by Mark Doty

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2003

Eighteen writers define home in all of its complexity and variety.

The Other Walk

Essays
Sven Birkerts

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2011

A series of autobiographical pieces by the master of reflection and slow time

Otherwise Known as the Human Condition

Selected Essays and Reviews
Geoff Dyer

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2011

“An irresistibly funny storyteller, [Dyer] is adept at fiction, essay, and reportage, but happiest when twisting all three into something entirely his own.”—The New Yorker

The Outermost Dream

Literary Sketches
William Maxwell

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1997

"In this wonderful volume we get Mr. Maxwell's clear prose, his magical narrative and the attractions of his quirky mind."—The New York Times Book Review

Owning It All

Essays
William Kittredge

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2002

A classic book of essays by a beloved Western writer

The Private I

Privacy in a Public World
Edited by Molly Peacock

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2001

"Peacock has compiled a series of essays about privacy and the modern world from literary figures such as Jonathan Franzen, Dorothy Allison, and Kathleen Norris. . . . Written in a literary, narrative style, these essays offer several insights into the state of privacy today."—Library Journal

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