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Thessaly La Force is a writer and journalist. Writer (for @nytimes @newyorker @parisreview @aperturefnd @harpersbazaarus and elsewhere) and lapsed magazine editor. Represented by @thecleggagency.

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Book Cover for: My Work, Olga Ravn

My Work

Olga Ravn
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This collage could be frustrating — a stylish evasion of plot or character. Instead, it is exactly right, capturing the overwhelming disorientation of early motherhood. As Ravn illustrates, a few minutes of birth can seem like an eternity.

Paperback, 2023

$18.95$9.48 + Free shipping50% off your first book
Book Cover for: Seasons of Splendour: Tales, Myths and Legends of India, Madhur Jaffrey

Seasons of Splendour: Tales, Myths and Legends of India

Madhur Jaffrey
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I wrote about Madhur Jaffrey for the @nytimes on the occasion of her children’s book Seasons of Splendour being republished this month by @NYRB_Imprints: https://t.co/tCd3Af163V

Hardcover, 2022

$27.95$13.98 + Free shipping50% off your first book
Book Cover for: The Talented Mr. Ripley, Patricia Highsmith

The Talented Mr. Ripley

Patricia Highsmith
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This Thursday is the #Tbookclub on Patricia Highsmith’s “The Talented Mr Ripley” with the handsome Edmund White! RSVP here: https://t.co/ayjxaVJS1b

Paperback, 2008

$16.95$8.48 + Free shipping50% off your first book
Book Cover for: Monkey Grip, Helen Garner

Monkey Grip

Helen Garner
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@ruth_franklin Not the first time necessarily but Monkey Grip by Helen Garner.

Hardcover, 2024

$28.00$14.00 + Free shipping50% off your first book
Book Cover for: The Year of Magical Thinking: National Book Award Winner, Joan Didion

The Year of Magical Thinking: National Book Award Winner

Joan Didion
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RT @RachelDonadio: 🕯️ In 2005 I profiled Joan Didion, a heroine of mine, for THE YEAR OF MAGICAL THINKING @nytimes We met 2 wks after her…

Paperback, 2007

$17.00$8.50 + Free shipping50% off your first book
Book Cover for: My Cousin Maria Schneider: A Memoir, Vanessa Schneider

My Cousin Maria Schneider: A Memoir

Vanessa Schneider
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I reviewed a memoir about Maria Schneider, written by her cousin Vanessa Schneider, and newly translated from the french by @MollyRingwald. https://t.co/UksLUfjPST

Hardcover, 2023

$26.00$13.00 + Free shipping50% off your first book