The motel owner wished to remain anonymous, and Talese filed away his reporting. For an excerpt of the story, read Talese's piece from The New Yorker, April 11, 2016.Actress and New York Times bestselling author Jenny Mollen brings us a collection of essays on tackling adulthood..you thought you already were one.Consult your investment adviser before making any investment decisions.has picked a variety of humorous memoirs, personal essay collections and inspiring biographies to keep you reading all summer long.
When Kim Addonizio was called "Charles Bukowski in a sundress" by a critic, her response was, "Why not Walt Whitman in a sparkly tutu? Blume's latest release, escape to the real-life world of Hemingway's groundbreaking piece of modern literature, The Sun Also Rises. Jensen Karp was on his way to becoming the greatest white rapper since Vanilla Ice (these were the pre-Slim Shady days), until he wasn't.Musician and artist George Watsky knows a thing or two about screwing up.In this collection of personal essays, Watsky recounts his stint as an international ivory trader to his days as a middle school rap phenomenon and so much in between.In this feminist look at the "economic man," Marcal creates major hypotheses about the perception of Adam Smith's philosophy and its implications on the 2008 financial crisis in a book Margaret Atwood has dubbed "smart, funny, and readable." There is a new generation talking about race.Using James Baldwin's 1963 book The Fire Next Time as a springboard, National Book Award-winner Jesmyn Ward has compiled a series of essays, memoirs and poems that shed light on the future of race in America and those who will carry the torch onward.