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Dad Bod

Portraits of Pop Culture Papas

by Cian Cruise
edition: Paperback
tagged: popular culture, essays, fatherhood

A brisk, humorous collection of essays that redefines the mythos of fatherhood depicted in film, television, and video games.

What do dads tell us about the world? Not your real dad, but dads in general. Dads are everywhere. Lurking in our movies, television shows, and video games. Spouting homespun wisdom and atrocious jokes, wallowing in might-hav …

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Reading the Water

Fly Fishing, Fatherhood, and Finding Strength in Nature

by Mark Hume
edition: Hardcover
tagged: fishing, nature therapy, personal memoirs, essays, fatherhood

“A father shares the joys of fly-fishing with his daughters. In this eloquent memoir … [Mark] Hume vividly conveys the sensory details of their adventures and the stunning surroundings … A heartfelt, beautifully written celebration of the wonders of nature and comfort of family.”—Kirkus STARRED Review

Fishing was Mark Hume’s passion sinc …

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Good Mom on Paper

Writers on Creativity and Motherhood

edited by Stacey May Fowles & Jen Sookfong Lee
edition: Paperback
tagged: women authors, essays, motherhood

The experience of motherhood is monumental, yet rarely discussed in connection with literary or creative life. How do we navigate the twin devotions of love and art? How does motherhood disrupt the creative process? How does it enhance it?

Good Mom on Paper is a collection of twenty essays that goes beyond the clichés to explore the fraught, beauti …

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Send Me Into the Woods Alone

Essays on Motherhood

by Erin Pepler
edition: eBook
tagged: motherhood, women, personal memoirs

Dispatches from modern motherhood by a reluctant suburbanite.

Send Me Into The Woods Alone is an honest, heartfelt, and often hilarious collection of essays on the joys, struggles, and complexities of motherhood.

These essays touch on the major milestones of raising children, from giving birth (and having approximately a million hands in your vagina) …

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My Mother's Daughter

A Memoir of Struggle and Triumph

by Perdita Felicien
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
tagged: personal memoirs, motherhood, sports

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"A phenomenal, human story. . . . I could not put this book down." —CLARA HUGHES
An instant national bestseller, this raw and affecting memoir is the story of a mother and daughter who beat the odds together.
 
Decades before Perdita Felicien became a World Champion hurdler running the biggest race of her life at the 2004 Oly …

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Cat and Nat's Mom Secrets

Coffee-Fueled Confessions from the Mom Trenches

by Catherine Belknap & Natalie Telfer
edition: Paperback
tagged: marriage & family, motherhood, school age

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The bestselling authors of Cat and Nat's Mom Truths go deeper than ever before with outrageous revelations and relatable rants that let every mom know she's not alone.

Remember when you were first expecting, and it seemed like every woman on the planet who had ever given birth felt the need to warn you? Your life is about to cha …

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Can't Help Falling

A Long Road to Motherhood

by Tarah Schwartz
edition: eBook
tagged: motherhood, philosophers, adoption & fostering

When Tarah Schwartz miscarried for the first time at almost 5 months, it was devastating. Determined to try again, more miscarriages would follow, threatening her stability and her relationships, and changing her profoundly. In this memoir, Tarah puts words to excruciating loss as she recounts her unexpected and deeply inspiring journey to motherho …

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