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Baker is a novelist and essayist whose writing is also known for its obsession with minutia.
Like Montaigne — the 16th-century writer and philosopher generally considered the Babe Ruth of personal essayists — Perry knows both the acute agony of passing a kidney stone and the chronic anxiety of living in a time of conflict.
In a beautiful book titled The Unwanted Sound of Everything, the essayist Garret Keizer drew an interesting link between noise and antisocial behavior in general.
Their act brings them to the attention of a famous essayist named Melissa, and the novel chronicles what happens when the young women enter her rarefied circle, which includes her husband, Nick, a hunky B-list actor.
Before her senior management rules, Gibbs held other jobs including writer, lead writer, and essayist.
The playwright, essayist, moral philosopher, and one-time political prisoner had presided over that rare and remarkable thing: a peaceful and democratic revolution.
Snapshot Megan Garber reviews a new documentary on the writer Joan Didion’s life: Didion is an essayist who is also an impressionist.
Of the recent books extolling and commending French essayist Michel de Montaigne, Michael Perry's new one might be the Montaignest.
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