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Michelle Herman

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Look for Michelle Herman‘s newest book, Like A Song, on shelves (and electronica) March 9, 2015. Also forthcoming: the "guide to life" she wrote by request for her (then eight-year-old) daughter, Grace, who has turned out very well (the book does not, however, come with a guarantee).

While you wait for A Girl's Guide to Life and Like A Song, there are two collections of essays you can read (Like A Song is the third - so far - in a set of essay collections). The Middle of Everything (2005) looks at motherhood and daughterhood, friendship, growing up and aging, and - of course - love. Stories We Tell Ourselves (2013), longlisted for the 2014 PEN/Diamonstein-Spielvogel Award for the Art of the Essay, is about the unconscious in everyday life -
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Average rating: 3.46 · 390 ratings · 102 reviews · 19 distinct worksSimilar authors
Dog

3.22 avg rating — 200 ratings — published 2005 — 8 editions
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A Girl's Guide to Life

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3.50 avg rating — 44 ratings — published 2014 — 4 editions
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The Middle of Everything: M...

3.55 avg rating — 38 ratings — published 2005 — 2 editions
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A New and Glorious Life

3.67 avg rating — 18 ratings — published 1998 — 2 editions
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Missing

4.43 avg rating — 14 ratings — published 1990 — 2 editions
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Stories We Tell Ourselves: ...

3.91 avg rating — 11 ratings — published 2013 — 3 editions
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Devotion

3.40 avg rating — 10 ratings — published 2016 — 3 editions
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Dream Life

3.56 avg rating — 9 ratings — published 2011
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The Middle of Everything

3.40 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 2012
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Like A Song: Essays

really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 2015
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