#essay collections

Bite-Sized Summer Reads: Compulsively Consumable Short Story & Essay Collections

These short story and essay collections are all fairly recent publications that are every bit as hard to put down as the most engaging novel.

An Introduction to Literary Nonfiction

Want to read more literary nonfiction? These are some popular sub-genres of literary nonfiction, with reading recommendations for each.

20 Must-Read Queer Essay Collections

From self-reflective to observant, and serious to funny, these queer essay collections explore queerness in all its messy glory, including How to Write An Autobiographical Novel by Alexander Chee.

5 Recent Essay Collections You Won’t Want to Miss

Find powerful and compelling essays on race, politics, culture, and more in this list of recent small press essay collections.

5 New Memoirs That Will Make You Laugh and Cry

Looking for a book to make you laugh, cry, and grow? Check out these 2020 new memoirs and personal essays that will take you on an emotional journey.

Why We Need Essay Collections Now More Than Ever

Why essay collections are more necessary now than ever.

Leslie Jamison on Writing and Her Newest Essay Collection

We chatted with Leslie Jamison, author of the new essay collection MAKE IT SCREAM, MAKE IT BURN and other fiction and nonfiction works.

Essay Collections Keep Saving Me

On the essay collection that rescued one reader from a slump, opening the door to more life-altering essays and an overall leveled-up reading life.

10 Must-Read Essay Collections by Women

From feminism to film and music criticism and more, we've rounded up some of the best essay collections by women available today.

What Essay Collection Should You Read Next?

Looking for some affirming, inspiring, or eye-opening books? Take this essay collection quiz to find your next nonfiction read.