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John Michael Green is an American author and YouTube content creator. He won the 2006 Printz Award for his debut novel, Looking for Alaska, and his fourth solo novel, The Fault in Our Stars, debuted at number one on The New York Times Best Seller list in January 2012.
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Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow
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Gabrielle Zevin - 2022-07-05
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In this exhilarating novel by the best-selling author of The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry two friends--often in love, but never lovers--come together as creative partners in the world of video game design, where success brings them fame, joy, tragedy, duplicity, and, ultimately, a kind of immortality.On a bitter-cold day, in the December of his juni...
John Green
2022-07-28T14:46:51.000Z
@Connellybooks I love that book so so so much.      source
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Upstream
Selected Essays
Mary Oliver - 2019-10-29
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Comprising a selection of essays, Upstream finds beloved poet Mary Oliver reflecting on her astonishment and admiration for the natural world and the craft of writing.  As she contemplates the pleasure of artistic labor, finding solace and safety within the woods, and the joyful and rhythmic beating of wings, Oliver intimately shares with her reade...
John Green
2022-06-29T19:19:36.000Z
@DaveMarshall12 I have so many essayists I love. To name a few books: Eula Biss's On Immunity; Rebecca Solnit's Field Guide to Getting Lost, Aleksander Hemon's Book of My Lives, Roxane Gay's Bad Feminist, Mary Oliver's Upstream, and Thomas Berry's The Great Work.      source
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Bad Feminist
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Roxane Gay - 2014-08-05
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Pink is my favorite color. I used to say my favorite color was black to be cool, but it is pinkall shades of pink. If I have an accessory, it is probably pink. I read Vogue, and Im not doing it ironically, though it might seem that way. I once live-tweeted the September issue.In these funny and insightful essays, Roxane Gay takes us through the jou...
John Green
2022-06-29T19:19:36.000Z
@DaveMarshall12 I have so many essayists I love. To name a few books: Eula Biss's On Immunity; Rebecca Solnit's Field Guide to Getting Lost, Aleksander Hemon's Book of My Lives, Roxane Gay's Bad Feminist, Mary Oliver's Upstream, and Thomas Berry's The Great Work.      source
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The Book of My Lives
Aleksandar Hemon - 2013-03-19
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Aleksandar Hemon's lives begin in Sarajevo, a small, blissful city where a young boy's life is consumed with street soccer with the neighborhood kids, resentment of his younger sister, and trips abroad with his engineer-cum-beekeeper father. Here, a young man's life is about poking at the pretensions of the city's elders with American music, bad po...
John Green
2022-06-29T19:19:36.000Z
@DaveMarshall12 I have so many essayists I love. To name a few books: Eula Biss's On Immunity; Rebecca Solnit's Field Guide to Getting Lost, Aleksander Hemon's Book of My Lives, Roxane Gay's Bad Feminist, Mary Oliver's Upstream, and Thomas Berry's The Great Work.      source
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A Field Guide to Getting Lost
Rebecca Solnit - 2006-06-27 (first published in 2005)
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Whether she is contemplating the history of walking as a cultural and political experience over the past two hundred years (Wanderlust), or using the life of photographer Eadweard Muybridge as a lens to discuss the transformations of space and time in late nineteenth-century America (River of Shadows), Rebecca Solnit has emerged as an inventive and...
John Green
2022-06-29T19:19:36.000Z
@DaveMarshall12 I have so many essayists I love. To name a few books: Eula Biss's On Immunity; Rebecca Solnit's Field Guide to Getting Lost, Aleksander Hemon's Book of My Lives, Roxane Gay's Bad Feminist, Mary Oliver's Upstream, and Thomas Berry's The Great Work.      source
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Bridge of Clay
Markus Zusak - 2019-10-08 (first published in 2018)
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The unforgettable, New York Times bestselling family saga from Markus Zusak, the storyteller who gave us the extraordinary bestseller THE BOOK THIEF, lauded by the New York Times as "the kind of book that can be life-changing." NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY - THE WALL STREET JOURNAL"One of those monumental books th...
John Green
2018-11-26T01:47:19.000Z
Secondly, Markus Zusak's extraordinary novel Bridge of Clay, which I suspect I'll reread many times. It's a sprawling, challenging, and endlessly rewarding book. But it also has the raw and real and unironized emotion that courses through all of Zusak's books. I'm in awe of him.      source
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Black Wings Beating
Alex London - 2018-09-25
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The people of Uztar have long looked to the sky with hope and wonder. Nothing in their world is more revered than the birds of prey and no one more honored than the falconers who call them to their fists.Brysen strives to be a great falconer--while his twin sister, Kylee, rejects her ancient gifts for the sport and wishes to be free of falconry. Sh...
John Green
2018-11-26T01:43:58.000Z
I've read two big books over Thanksgiving, both of which I am pleased to recommend. First, @ca_london's Black Wings Beating, which is an epic fantasy about falconry with a queer protagonist, and also a world so richly imagined that you truly feel like you live within it. So good.      source
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Impostors
Scott Westerfeld - 2019-04-30 (first published in 2018)
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The spellbinding, New York Times bestselling series-starter, now $4.99 for a limited time only. Frey and Rafi are inseparable . . . two edges of the same knife. But Frey's very existence is a secret. Frey is Rafi's twin sister-and her body double. Their powerful father has many enemies, and the world has grown dangerous as the old order falls apart...
John Green
2018-09-12T20:16:10.000Z
In semi-related news, I thought Scott Westerfeld's new book from the Uglies universe, IMPOSTERS, was fascinating and incisive--as his books always are. Plus, it's unputdownable.      source
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I Am Still Alive
Kate Alice Marshall - 2019-07-02 (first published in 2018)
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After: Jess is alone. Her cabin has burned to the ground. She knows if she doesn't act fast, the cold will kill her before she has time to worry about food. But she is still alive--for now.Before: Jess hadn't seen her survivalist, off-the-grid dad in over a decade. But after a car crash killed her mother and left her injured, she was forced to move...
John Green
2018-08-15T12:46:00.000Z
Stayed up WAY too late last night because I could not put down the brilliant survival story I AM STILL ALIVE by @kmarshallarts. Oh my God. What a book.      source