The Book of Delights: Essays by Ross Gay

The Book of Delights: Essays

Ross Gay

288 pages first pub 2019 (editions)

nonfiction essays memoir poetry emotional hopeful reflective slow-paced


A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER As Heard on NPR's This American Life "Ross Gay's eye lands upon wonder at every turn, bolstering my belief in the countless small miracles that surround us." --Tracy K. Smith, Pulitzer Prize winner and U.S. Poet Laure...

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reflective 84%
hopeful 71%
funny 57%
inspiring 57%
lighthearted 57%
emotional 36%
relaxing 25%
adventurous 4%
challenging 4%
informative 4%
sad 1%


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fast 31%
slow 29%

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