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"Author Ross Gay spent a year writing almost-daily essays about the things, large and small, that delight him"--
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Hood River County Library 814 GAY 2019 (Text) 33892100672774 Adult New Books Book None 12/16/2020 Checked out 03/23/2021

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781616207922
  • ISBN: 1616207922
  • Physical Description: xii, 274 pages ; 19 cm
  • Publisher: Chapel Hill, North Carolina : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2019.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
My birthday, kinda -- Inefficiency -- Flower in the curb -- Blowing it off -- Hole in the head -- Remission still -- Praying mantis -- The negreeting -- The high-five from strangers, etc. -- Writing by hand -- Transplanting -- Nicknames -- But, maybe... -- "Joy is such a human madness" -- House party -- Hummingbird -- Just a dream -- That's Some Bambi Shit"... -- The irrepressible: The gratitudes -- Tap tap -- Coffee without the saucer -- Lily on the pants -- Sharing a bag -- Umbrella in the café -- Beast mode -- Airplane rituals -- Weirdly untitled -- Pecans -- The do-over -- Infinity -- Ghost -- Note bene -- "Love Me in a Special Way" -- "Stay," by Lisa Loeb -- Stacking delights -- Donny Hathaway on Pandora -- "To Spread the Sweetness of Love" -- Baby, baby, baby -- "REPENT OR BURN" -- Giving my body to the cause -- Among the rewards of my sloth... -- Not Grumpy Cat -- Some stupid shit -- Not only... -- Micro-gentrification: WE BUY GOLD -- Reading palms -- The sanctity of trains -- Bird feeding -- Kombucha in a mid-century glass -- Hickories -- Annoyed no more -- Toto -- Church poets -- Public lying down -- Babies, seriously -- "My Life, My Life, My Life, My Life in the Sunshine" -- Incorporation -- Botan rice candy -- Understory -- "Joy is Such a Human Madness": The duff between us -- "It's Just the Day I'm Having"... The purple cornets of spring -- The volunteer -- Fishing an eyelash: Two or three cents on the virtues of the poetry reading -- Found things -- Found things (2) -- Cuplicking -- Bobblehead -- The jenky -- the crow's ablutions -- Flowers in the hands of statues -- An abundance of public toilets -- The wave of unfamiliars -- Not for nothing -- Bindweed...delight? -- Dickhead 200 -- Ambiguous signage sometimes -- Heart to heart -- Caution: Bees on bridge -- Tomato on board -- Purple-handed -- Name: Kayte Young: phone number: 555-867-5309 -- Still processing -- Fireflies -- My scythe Jack -- Pawpaw grove -- Loitering -- Touched -- Scat -- Get thee to the nutrient cycle! -- Pulling carrots -- Filling the frame -- Reckless air quotes -- Judith Irene Gay, aged seventy-six today! -- Rothko backboard -- The Marfa lights -- The carport -- My Garden (book) -- Black bumblebees! -- Grown -- Coco-baby -- My birthday.
Summary, etc.:
"Author Ross Gay spent a year writing almost-daily essays about the things, large and small, that delight him"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Gay, Ross, 1974-
Life.
Joy.
American essays.
Genre: Essays.
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