books

THE TWENTY-SEVENTH LETTER OF THE ALPHABET
(a memoir)
"A feat on many levels. Adrian tells a harrowing story . . . Her glossary is strangely gripping, with a momentum pulling the reader in and through. The result is whimsical, even darkly funny at times, brimming with compassion, terribly sad and deeply loving. Memoir readers should not miss this singular offering."
Shelf Awareness
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SOCK
(a Bloomsbury Object Lessons Book)
"An utterly engaging investigation—not so much of [the sock], per se, as of human evolution, anatomy, physics, sexuality, fashion, painting, consumerism, manufacturing, and motherhood. . . . illuminating, erudite, deeply intelligent."
Los Angeles Review of Books
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THE SHELL GAME: WRITERS PLAY WITH BORROWED FORMS
(an anthology, edited by Kim Adrian)
"The essays in this collection bring with them a sense of hope about literature and its capacity for evolution and change . . . a volume that is as much an inspiration for other writers as it is a definitive collection of a constantly evolving genre."
The Millions
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