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BKLYN BookMatch: Short memoirs and essays inspired by Vivian Gornick

This list was created by a librarian with Brooklyn Public Library for a reader wanting to practice reading English-language books. The short memoirs and essay collections on this list were inspired by Vivian Gornick's memoir, The Odd Woman and the City. Would you like your own personalized list of reading suggestions? Visit Bklyn BookMatch, here:  

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The little virtues

Natalia Ginzburg ; translated from the Italian by Dick Davis. |

Up in the old hotel, and other stories

Mitchell, Joseph, 1908-1996. |


Margo Jefferson. |

We should all be feminists

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. |

Open city

Teju Cole. |