Essays

2021 has seen a host of new essay collections added to our shelves. Try one out today.

I Know You! Authors You Know
The Anthropocene Reviewed: Essays on a Human-Centered Planet by John Green
Languages of Truth: Essays 2003 – 2020 by Salman Rushdie
On Animals by Susan Orleans
These Precious Days : Essays by Ann Patchett
You Don’t Know Us Negroes and Other Essays by Zora Neale Hurston

Humor
Bring Your Baggage and Don’t Pack Light: Essays by Helen Ellis
Goodbye, Again: Essays, Reflections and Illustrations by Jonny Sun
Notes from the Bathroom Line: Humor, Art and Low-Grade Panic from 150 of the Funniest Women in Comedy edited by Amy Solomon
One Day You’ll Thank Me: Essays on Dating, Motherhood and Everything In Between by Cameran Eubanks
Please Don’t Sit On My Bed In Your Outside Clothes: Essays by Phoebe Robinson

On Race
Black Nerd Problems by William Evans and Omar Holman
Far Away From Close To Home: A Black Millennial Woman in Progress: Essays by Vanessa Baden Kelly
A Little Devil in America: Notes in Praise of Black Performance by Hanif Abdurraqib
Sometimes I Trip on How Happy We Could Be: Essays by Nichole Perkins
Unfollow Me: Essays on Complicity by Jill Louise Busby

On Women
Don’t Let It Get You Down: Essays on Race, Gender and the Body by Savala Nolan
Girlhood: Essays by Melissa Febos
The Wreckage of My Presence: Essays by Casey Wilson

LGBTQ+
Ā”Hola Papi! How to Come Out in a Walmart Parking Lot and Other Life Lessons by John Paul Brammer
Leaving Isn’t the Hardest Thing: Essays by Lauren Hough
The Queer Bible: Essays by Jack Guinness

If You Had to Pick Just One…
The Best American Essays 2021 edited and with an introduction by Kathryn Schulz

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