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Reader's Corner: Essays

Looking for a good book to read but don't know where to start? This guide covers popular, award-winning, and just plain great nonfiction and fiction genres and books.

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Pressed for time but still determined to fit in some reading? Try an essay collection. Essays run the gamut. They can be funny, serious, informative, challenging, and more. Choose the collection to suit your mood and interests.

Essay Collections: Booklists in the BPL Online Catalog

find Slouching Towards Bethlehem by Joan Didion in our catalogFind The Complete Essays by Michel de Montaigne in our catalog   Find Consider the Lobster by David Foster Wallace in our catalogFind The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin in our catalog