We will do this, of course, by means of a variety of lists. We began with the best debut novels , the best short story collections , the best poetry collections , and the best memoirs of the decade , and we have now reached the fifth list in our series: the best essay collections published in English between and The following books were chosen after much debate and several rounds of voting by the Literary Hub staff. Tears were spilled, feelings were hurt, books were re-read. Toward the end of his life, maybe suspecting or sensing that it was coming to a close, Dr. Oliver Sacks tended to focus his efforts on sweeping intellectual projects like On the Move a memoir , The River of Consciousness a hybrid intellectual history , and Hallucinations a book-length meditation on, what else, hallucinations.
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We present, in no particular order, the quirky, the profound, the head scratching and the heartbreaking. A handful of these essays and dozens more of our most memorable columns can also be found in the Modern Love anthology. To keep up on all things Modern Love — our weekly essays, podcast episodes and batches of Tiny Love Stories, along with other relationship-based reads from The Times — sign up for Love Letter , a weekly email. By Laura Pritchett. After her peaceful marriage quietly dissolves, a woman comes to appreciate the vitality of conflict and confrontation.
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Commonly, students are tempted to write about something they have a great passion towards or are genuinely interested in. Though there is never a correct answer about choosing the best topic, there are filters to use when brainstorming ideas. After having plenty of writing experience, it becomes apparent that certain topics fit better with specific categories than others; this means that your point of discussion should be chosen only after knowing the type of essay you have to create.
Think essays are just something boring you write for class? These masterpieces will make you totally reconsider. The final piece in one of her two most beloved collections, Slouching Towards Bethlehem , this essay contains everything there is to love about Didion — her sharp eye, her unbelievable concision, her expression of emotions that are real and contradictory. It follows her arrival in New York and her departure eight years later, and in so doing discusses the city and youth — and the romantic lies that both are. She writes: "