The Opposite of Loneliness: Essays and Stories

By | July 5, 2019
The Opposite of Loneliness: Essays and Stories Author Marina Keegan
ISBN-10 1476753911
ISBN-13 9781476753911
Year 2015-04-14
Pages 256
Language English
Publisher Scribner
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The instant New York Times bestseller and publishing phenomenon Marina Keegans posthumous collection of award winning essays and stories sparkles with talent humanity and youth O The Oprah Magazine Marina Keegans star was on the rise when she graduated magna cum laude from Yale in May 2012 She had a play that was to be produced at the New York Fringe Festival and a job waiting for her at The New Yorker Tragically five days after graduation Marina died in a car crash Marina left behind a rich deeply expansive trove of writing that like her title essay captures the hope uncertainty and possibility of her generation Her short story Cold Pastoral was published on NewYorker com Her essay Even Artichokes Have Doubts was excerpted in the Financial Times and her book was the focus of a Nicholas Kristof column in The New York Times Millions of her contemporaries have responded to her work on social media As Marina wrote We can still do anything We can change our minds We can start overWere so young We cant we MUST not lose this sense of possibility because in the end its all we have The Opposite of Loneliness is an unforgettable collection of Marinas essays and stories that articulates the universal struggle all of us face as we figure out what we aspire to be and how we can harness our talents to impact the world How do you mourn the loss of a fiery talent that was barely a tendril before it was snuffed out Answer Read this book A clear eyed observer of human nature Keegan could take a clever idea and make it something beautiful People

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