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A Room of One's Own A Room of One's Own (Mass Market Paperback)
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avg rating 4.10 — 151,384 ratings — published 1929
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Bad Feminist Bad Feminist (Paperback)
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avg rating 3.92 — 153,377 ratings — published 2014
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Me Talk Pretty One Day Me Talk Pretty One Day (Paperback)
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avg rating 3.97 — 792,655 ratings — published 2000
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Between the World and Me Between the World and Me (Hardcover)
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avg rating 4.39 — 213,418 ratings — published 2015
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Men Explain Things to Me Men Explain Things to Me (Paperback)
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avg rating 3.92 — 78,748 ratings — published 2014
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When You Are Engulfed in Flames When You Are Engulfed in Flames (Hardcover)
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avg rating 4.05 — 233,127 ratings — published 2008
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Slouching Towards Bethlehem Slouching Towards Bethlehem (Paperback)
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avg rating 4.25 — 55,619 ratings — published 1968
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Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim (Paperback)
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avg rating 4.10 — 277,791 ratings — published 2004
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Naked Naked (Paperback)
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avg rating 4.09 — 303,236 ratings — published 1997
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The Fire Next Time The Fire Next Time (Paperback)
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avg rating 4.47 — 54,405 ratings — published 1963
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The Prince The Prince (Paperback)
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avg rating 3.78 — 299,999 ratings — published 1513
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A Modest Proposal A Modest Proposal (Paperback)
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avg rating 4.06 — 51,859 ratings — published 1729
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The Complete Essays The Complete Essays (Paperback)
by (shelved 33 times as essay)
avg rating 4.24 — 25,773 ratings — published 1572
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Holidays on Ice Holidays on Ice (Paperback)
by (shelved 32 times as essay)
avg rating 3.97 — 124,191 ratings — published 1997
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A Man Without a Country A Man Without a Country (Paperback)
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avg rating 4.08 — 52,824 ratings — published 2005
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The Communist Manifesto The Communist Manifesto (Paperback)
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avg rating 3.52 — 128,307 ratings — published 1848
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On Photography On Photography (Paperback)
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avg rating 3.81 — 65,026 ratings — published 1973
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The White Album The White Album (Paperback)
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avg rating 4.21 — 22,389 ratings — published 1979
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In Praise of Shadows In Praise of Shadows (Paperback)
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avg rating 4.14 — 10,815 ratings — published 1933
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Not That Kind of Girl: A Young Woman Tells You What She's "Learned" Not That Kind of Girl: A Young Woman Tells You What She's "Learned" (Hardcover)
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avg rating 3.31 — 182,808 ratings — published 2014
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Changing My Mind: Occasional Essays Changing My Mind: Occasional Essays (Hardcover)
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avg rating 3.82 — 14,298 ratings — published 2009
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The View from the Cheap Seats: Selected Nonfiction The View from the Cheap Seats: Selected Nonfiction (Hardcover)
by (shelved 23 times as essay)
avg rating 3.99 — 35,225 ratings — published 2016
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The Empathy Exams: Essays The Empathy Exams: Essays (Paperback)
by (shelved 23 times as essay)
avg rating 3.63 — 37,322 ratings — published 2014
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On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft (Mass Market Paperback)
by (shelved 23 times as essay)
avg rating 4.30 — 261,672 ratings — published 2000
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The Rebel: An Essay on Man in Revolt The Rebel: An Essay on Man in Revolt (Paperback)
by (shelved 23 times as essay)
avg rating 4.15 — 27,914 ratings — published 1951
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Montaigne: Essays Montaigne: Essays (Paperback)
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avg rating 4.15 — 2,319 ratings — published 1580
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Shrill: Notes from a Loud Woman Shrill: Notes from a Loud Woman (Hardcover)
by (shelved 22 times as essay)
avg rating 4.21 — 59,216 ratings — published 2016
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Mythologies Mythologies (Paperback)
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avg rating 4.12 — 23,541 ratings — published 1957
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How to Be Alone How to Be Alone (Paperback)
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avg rating 3.60 — 19,505 ratings — published 2002
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I Was Told There'd Be Cake I Was Told There'd Be Cake (Paperback)
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avg rating 3.45 — 63,572 ratings — published 2008
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Pilgrim at Tinker Creek Pilgrim at Tinker Creek (Paperback)
by (shelved 21 times as essay)
avg rating 4.11 — 32,775 ratings — published 1974
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Bluets Bluets (Paperback)
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avg rating 4.30 — 22,219 ratings — published 2009
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A Field Guide to Getting Lost A Field Guide to Getting Lost (Paperback)
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avg rating 4.05 — 24,407 ratings — published 2005
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The God Delusion The God Delusion (Hardcover)
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avg rating 3.89 — 333,449 ratings — published 2006
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The Myth of Sisyphus The Myth of Sisyphus (Paperback)
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avg rating 4.23 — 19,353 ratings — published 1942
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This is the Story of a Happy Marriage This is the Story of a Happy Marriage (Hardcover)
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avg rating 4.03 — 38,933 ratings — published 2011
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Why I Write Why I Write (Paperback)
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avg rating 4.08 — 14,294 ratings — published 1946
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Self-Reliance and Other Essays Self-Reliance and Other Essays (Paperback)
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avg rating 4.14 — 31,923 ratings — published 1844
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Essays of E.B. White Essays of E.B. White (Paperback)
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avg rating 4.30 — 6,828 ratings — published 1977
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In the Beginning...Was the Command Line In the Beginning...Was the Command Line (Paperback)
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avg rating 3.80 — 11,193 ratings — published 1999
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