December 30, 2018 1:10 PM - by Tressie McMillan Cottom - Subscribe

One of Book Riot's “The Best Books We Read in October 2018” “To say this collection is transgressive, provocative, and brilliant is simply to tell you the truth.” —Roxane Gay, author of Hunger and Bad Feminist Smart, humorous, and strikingly original essays by one of “America’s most bracing thinkers on race, gender, and capitalism of our time” (Rebecca Traister) In these eight piercing explorations on beauty, media, money, and more, Tressie McMillan Cottom—award-winning professor and...
posted by k8t (5 comments total) 2 users marked this as a favorite
I just finished this and strongly recommend it. Each essay was enlightening and meaningful.
posted by k8t at 1:11 PM on December 30, 2018 [1 favorite]

k8t, I just Googled and it said this doesn't come out until Jan 8, 2019. Did you get an advance copy? I just asked my library to buy it (they probably already ordered it, but just in case).
posted by rogerroger at 6:59 AM on December 31, 2018

I did get an advanced copy and it is on Amazon Kindle early too.
posted by k8t at 8:41 AM on December 31, 2018 [1 favorite]

I read all of the essays in one day and I wish I hadn't. I couldn't stop thinking about them and if I had done one per day I would have enjoyed it more.
posted by k8t at 8:42 AM on December 31, 2018

k8t, good to know... look forward to when this comes to me via my library! Thanks for sharing it here!
posted by rogerroger at 11:28 AM on December 31, 2018

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