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Essays One by Lydia Davis

★★☆☆☆ Lydia Davis is the flagship writer of the “flash fiction” format: fictional works of extreme brevity, sometimes consisting of just a sentence or two. With a publishing record spanning back to the late...


Little Weirds by Jenny Slate

★★★★☆ With Little Weirds, actress and comedian Jenny Slate has created an inspiring manifesto for wayward young adulthood. A beautifully written, introspective search for meaning and self-actualization, Little Weirds is presented as a collection...

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Making the Monster by Kathryn Harkup

★★★★☆ “Frankenstein” has entered our consciousness as an undead monster in a curious confusion of roles. Frankenstein was actually Victor Frankenstein, the man who created the monster in Mary Shelley’s eponymous masterpiece. Books, television,...