The Crying Book by Heather Christle

The Crying Book

Heather Christle

nonfiction biography memoir poetry psychology sociology challenging emotional reflective slow-paced

208 pages | first published 2019

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This bestselling "lyrical, moving book: part essay, part memoir, part surprising cultural study" is an examination of why we cry, how we cry, and what it means to cry from a woman on the cusp of motherhood confronting her own depression (The New Y...
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