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Emily VanDerWerff


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Emily Todd VanDerWerff is the Critic at Large for Vox. Before that, she was the TV Editor for The A.V. Club. Before that, she worked at a bunch of newspapers.
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Something That May Shock and Discredit You
by Daniel Mallory Ortberg (Feb 10, 2020)
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Tags: memoirhumor
From the writer of Slate’s “Dear Prudence” column comes a witty and clever collection of essays and cultural observations spanning pop culture—from the endearingly popular to the staggeringly obscure.Sometimes you just have to yell. New York Times bestselling author of Texts from Jane Eyre Daniel M. Lavery publishing as Daniel Mallory Ortberg has m...
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The Bridal Wreath; The Mistress of Husaby; The Cross
by Sigrid Undset (Jun 26, 1951)
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Tags: fictionhistorical-fictioncontemporaryteen
"The finest historical novel our 20th century has yet produced; indeed it dwarfs most of the fiction of any kind that Europe has produced in the last twenty years."-- Contemporary Movements in European Literature, edited by William Rose and J. Isaacs"As a novel it must be ranked with the greatest the world knows today." -- Montreal Star"Sigrid Unds...