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Durga Chew-Bose

Too Much and Not the Mood (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, April), a collection of personal and critical essays that explore art, literature, identity, and solitude, whose prose favors lyrical meandering over traditional narrative. Editors: Emily Bell and Maya Binyam. Agent: Kim Witherspoon of InkWell Management.

For the most part, writing essays feels like

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