The Book of Delights: Essays by Ross Gay

The Book of Delights: Essays

Ross Gay

nonfiction essays memoir poetry emotional hopeful reflective slow-paced

288 pages | first published 2019

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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 85%
hopeful 73%
inspiring 56%
funny 55%
lighthearted 55%
emotional 36%
relaxing 26%
challenging 4%
adventurous 3%
informative 2%
sad 1%


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