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Jennifer Lawson is an American journalist, author and blogger.
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Klara and the Sun
A novel
Kazuo Ishiguro - 2021-03-02
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Klara and the Sun, the first novel by Kazuo Ishiguro since he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature, tells the story of Klara, an Artificial Friend with outstanding observational qualities, who, from her place in the store, watches carefully the behavior of those who come in to browse, and of those who pass on the street outside. She remains ho...
Jenny Lawson
Give me a recommendation for a good book to give for Xmas. I’ll start. Klara and the Sun by Kazuo Ishiguro.      source
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You Love Me
A You Novel
Caroline Kepnes - 2021-04-06
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The highly anticipated new thriller in Caroline Kepnes's hit You series, now a blockbuster Netflix show...Joe Goldberg is back. And he's going to start a family - even if it kills him.Joe Goldberg is done with cities, done with the muck and the posers, done with Love. Now, he's saying hello to nature, to simple pleasures on a cozy island in the Pac...
Jenny Lawson
@WendiAarons @jesslahey @CarolineKepnes Such wonderful women to share a pub date with! Also, I read both of their books and they’re AMAZING.      source
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The Addiction Inoculation
Raising Healthy Kids in a Culture of Dependence
Jessica Lahey - 2021-04-06
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“The Addiction Inoculation is a vital look into best practices parenting. Writing as a teacher, a mother, and, as it happens, a recovering alcoholic, Lahey's stance is so compassionate, her advice so smart, any and all parents will benefit from her hard-won wisdom.” —Peggy Orenstein, author of Girls & Sex and Boys & SexIn this supportive, life-savi...
Jenny Lawson
@WendiAarons @jesslahey @CarolineKepnes Such wonderful women to share a pub date with! Also, I read both of their books and they’re AMAZING.      source
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Dark Archives
A Librarian's Investigation into the Science and History of Books Bound in Human Skin
Megan Rosenbloom - 2020-10-20
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On bookshelves around the world, surrounded by ordinary books bound in paper and leather, rest other volumes of a distinctly strange and grisly sort: those bound in human skin. Would you know one if you held it in your hand?In Dark Archives, Megan Rosenbloom seeks out the historic and scientific truths behind anthropodermic bibliopegy—the practice ...
Jenny Lawson
If you like Mary Roach you'll like this. So much research. So much focus on the ethics and myths and stories in such a readable way. The @Ologies podcast did a great episode on the book recently called "Anthropodermic Biocodicology" if you need more convincing. :)      source
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Here for It
Or, How to Save Your Soul in America; Essays
R. Eric Thomas - 2020-02-18
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From the creator of Elle 's "Eric Reads the News," a poignant and hilarious memoir-in-essays about growing up seeing the world differently, finding his joy, and every awkward, extraordinary stumble along the way. R. Eric Thomas didn't know he was different until the world told him so. Everywhere he went—whether it was his rich, mostly white, suburb...
Jenny Lawson
My friend Laura asked if I could score a copy of this book bc she thought I would love it and that very day it arrived in my mail. I can only conclude that @oureric is some sort of psychic. Also, go preorder this book bc it is fantastic.      source