Item #307429 The Book of (More) Delights: Essays. Ross Gay.

The Book of (More) Delights: Essays

Algonquin Books, September 2023. First Edition. Hardcover. New / New. Item #307429
ISBN: 1643753096

**Named a Best Book of the Year by The Boston Globe, Garden & Gun, Electric Literature, and St. Louis Public Radio**

The New York Times bestselling author of The Book of Delights and Inciting Joy is back with exactly the book we need in these unsettling times.
Margaret Roach of The New York Times says, "Yes, please. I'll have another dose of delight."

In Ross Gay's new collection of small, daily wonders, again written over the course of a year, one of America's most original voices continues his ongoing investigation of delight.

For Gay, what delights us is what connects us, what gives us meaning, from the joy of hearing a nostalgic song blasting from a passing car to the pleasure of refusing the "nefarious" scannable QR code menus, from the tiny dog he fell hard for to his mother baking a dozen kinds of cookies for her grandchildren. As always, Gay revels in the natural world--sweet potatoes being harvested, a hummingbird carousing in the beebalm, a sunflower growing out of a wall around the cemetery, the shared bounty from a neighbor's fig tree--and the trillion mysterious ways this glorious earth delights us.

The Book of (More) Delights is a volume to savor and share.

This is part of a batch of first printings signed by Gay on the title page

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