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Molly Fischer is a staff writer at the New Yorker. Staff writer @NewYorker, previously @NYMag. molly_fischer at newyorker dot com

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Book Cover for: Worn: A People's History of Clothing, Sofi Thanhauser

Worn: A People's History of Clothing

Sofi Thanhauser
Molly FischerMolly Fischer

(I also recommend Sofi Thanhauser's "Worn," from earlier this year, which spins a fascinating yarn re: how the garment industry got so bleak)

Paperback, 2023

$18.00$9.00 + Free shipping50% off your first book
Book Cover for: Happy Hour, Marlowe Granados

Happy Hour

Marlowe Granados
Molly FischerMolly Fischer

I wrote about two of the many books out today... first, Happy Hour by Marlowe Granados, which made me miss being young even though I hated being young https://t.co/RvqnjZAxvC

Paperback, 2021

$19.95$9.98 + Free shipping50% off your first book
Book Cover for: The Argonauts, Maggie Nelson

The Argonauts

Maggie Nelson
Molly FischerMolly Fischer

The Argonauts is a moving exploration of family and love, but it’s also a meditation on the seductions, contradictions, limitations, and beauties of being normal, as a person and as an artist.

Paperback, 2016

$16.00$8.00 + Free shipping50% off your first book
Book Cover for: Morning After the Revolution: Dispatches from the Wrong Side of History, Nellie Bowles

Morning After the Revolution: Dispatches from the Wrong Side of History

Nellie Bowles
Molly FischerMolly Fischer

Her book raises a question that Wolfe and Didion, working in the sixties and seventies, never had to face. How does a writer make use of such material in a way that takes into account the peculiar perspective – at once vividly proximate and remote – that online detritus affords?

Hardcover, 2024

$30.00$15.00 + Free shipping50% off your first book
Book Cover for: What Shall I Wear?: The What, Where, When, and How Much of Fashion, New Edition, Claire McCardell

What Shall I Wear?: The What, Where, When, and How Much of Fashion, New Edition

Claire McCardell
Molly FischerMolly Fischer

McCardell offers a reminder of the many kinds of fashion pleasure that exist beyond image-making and instant gratification: the texture of a much-washed T-shirt, the smell of wool, the rediscovery of an old necklace worn a new way.

Hardcover, 2022

$24.99$12.49 + Free shipping50% off your first book
Book Cover for: Backlash: The Undeclared War Against American Women, Susan Faludi

Backlash: The Undeclared War Against American Women

Susan Faludi
Molly FischerMolly Fischer

I took a look back at Susan Faludi’s “Backlash” https://t.co/3GJrFUyymT

Paperback, 2006

$20.00$10.00 + Free shipping50% off your first book