The Book Nook

Welcome to the Book Nook! This is the weekly thread for Avocados to discuss books we’re currently reading, recommendations, genre, and serious literary criticism.

This week’s recommended discussion: What are some of you favorite single essays or essay collections?
hat tip to a quiet storm

One caveat: because we’re here to use our words, this is a NO GIF/YouTube/social media embed zone (the OTs are full of clutter, and I want to keep that out of this thread).

upcoming topics:
8/29: it’s a beautiful world
9/5: favorite bookstores or libraries
9/12: funny bone