Notes to Self: Essays

Notes to Self: Essays

`The person who loves the addict exhausts and renews their love on a daily basis' In this vivid and powerful collection of essays, the first non- fiction book published by Tramp Press, Emilie Pine boldly confronts the past to better understand herself, her relationships and her role in society. Tackling subjects like addiction, fertility, feminism and sexual violence, and where these subjects intersect with legislation, these beautifully written essays are at once fascinating and funny, intimate and searingly honest. Honest, raw, brave and new, Notes to Self breaks new ground in the field of personal essays.

Title:Notes to Self: Essays
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9781999700843
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    Notes to Self: Essays Reviews

  • Robin

    I cannot understand why this book of essays is so highly acclaimed. Although Emilie Pine is a good writer, this book was an absolute chore to read. I found myself repeatedly judging the author. I coul...

  • Nenia ? Aspiring Evil Overlord ? Campbell

    Instagram || Twitter || Facebook || Amazon || PinterestWhen I was in college, one of my (male) instructors said something to the effect that premenstrual syndrome was a first-world construct and larg...

  • Jo

    "I am afraid of being the disruptive woman. And of not being disruptive enough. I am afraid, but I'm doing it anyway."I'd like to take Emilie Pine for coffee, and have a real, long chat about the tabo...

  • Canadian

    “I am afraid of being the disruptive woman. And of not being disruptive enough.” Emilie Pine, a lecturer at University College Dublin, has written a mostly engaging, honest, and occasionally bra...

  • Lotte

    4.5/5. I might be doing the book an injustice by saying this, but reading this felt a bit like reading the author's diary — that is to say, a very well written, very nuanced and admirably self-aware...

  • Niall O'neill

    I have never read anything like this, so honest, so bare. It reaches into the deepest recesses of what it means to be human, the places we do not even let ourselves go, let alone others. It has made m...

  • Rachel

    This is a competent essay collection and it's not difficult to see why it's gotten so much critical acclaim; it's topical, to the point, and easily digested. Some of these essays really worked for me;...

  • John Braine

    I can't do justice to such a finely written book with my comparably basic grasp of English. I adore books like this; it's a raw, honest and insightful look inwards and outwards in the face of life's m...

  • Hannah

    I was so very hyped for this book - on paper it sounds like everything I love in non-fiction (themes of feminism and bodily autonomy amongst other thing) and it came so very highly recommended that I ...

  • Anna

    [4.5*]This is a wonderful and honest collection of essays, mainly on the various difficulties of being a woman but also how it is to be a child of an alcoholic and absent father. It is written in clea...