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Former Longreads essays editor and editor of the anthologies GOODBYE TO ALL THAT and NEVER CAN SAY GOODBYE Sari Botton's AND YOU MAY FIND YOURSELF…, a memoir in essays about being a late-blooming Gen X woman "finding" herself in her 50s after first getting lost in all the wrong places as a result of trying to appease others, to Naomi Rosenblatt at Heliotrope, for publicati ...more
Published 2022 by Heliotrope

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This is an honest, funny, and wonderful memoir in essays. I know the author so I may be a bit biased but I enjoyed every moment of reading it. I identified with this book on so many levels and am only sorry that I read it so quickly.
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Jun 29, 2022 rated it it was amazing
“Attracting and holding the male gaze—whether or not I wanted the particular male doing the gazing—was the object of a game I learned unconsciously at a very young age, as if by way of osmosis. It was hard to know what I wanted and needed, other than being wanted and needed, to be chosen by those with the power and prerogative to choose.”

Sari is not only an outstanding editor, she’s also a wonderful writer. She tackles big topics -- womanhood, friendships, body image, sex, careers, aging and mor
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