Awkward: A Detour ebook
by Mary Cappello
by. Cappello, Mary, author.
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Mary Cappello is a writer and professor of English and Creative Writing at the University of Rhode Island. Her work has been featured in The New York Times, Salon, The Huffington Post, in guest author blogs for Powell's Books, and on six separate occasions as Notable Essay of the Year in Best American Essays.
Mary Cappello is the author of five books of literary nonfiction, including Awkward: A Detour (a Los Angeles Times best seller); Swallow, based on the Chevalier Jackson Foreign Body Collection in Philadelphia’s Mütter Museum; and, most recently, Life Breaks In: A Mood Almanack. Her work has been featured in The New York Times, Salon. com, The Huffington Post, on NPR, in guest author blogs for Powells Books, and on six separate occasions as Notable Essay of the Year in Best American Essays.
Cappello takes the reader on journeys through Rome, Sicily, London, Moscow, and places in Canada and the United States as she explores the permutations of awkward. She delves deeply into her own past and present and that of her family and the impact of immigration on awkwardness. Cappello carefully explores the awkwardness found in the lives and literary works of Emily Dickinson and Henry James. Mary Cappello's book is poignant,moving, humorous, and heart and eye-opening.
Los Angeles Times Bestseller Mary Cappello inventive, associative taxonomy of discomfort. No commitment, cancel anytime.
Awkward: A Detour with Celeste Quinn for Illinois Public Radio's Afternoon Magazine, February 27, 2008.
Mary Cappello, "For 'Anyone Interested in Learning What Makes Us Human', Salmagundi, Spring-Summer 2008, 75-96. Mary Cappello, "Ingestion/Alone on Floor with a Pile of Buttons," Cabinet Magazine: A Quarterly of Art and Culture, Special Issue: Forensics, 43 (October 2011): 12-15. Awkward: A Detour with Celeste Quinn for Illinois Public Radio's Afternoon Magazine, February 27, 2008. An illustrated reading, "The Chevalier Jackson Foreign Body Collection and the Art It Has Inspired," at St Bartholomew's Hospital Pathology Museum and Gallery, London, England, June 2012.