Too Much and Not the Mood

Too Much and Not the Mood

Book - 2017 | First Canadian edition.
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**A Globe and Mail Best Book of the Year**

From one of Canada's most distinctive and intelligent emerging voices, a heartfelt collection of essays in Durga Chew-Bose's captivating and truly inimitable style.

In Too Much and Not the Mood, Durga Chew-Bose flings us headlong into her most intimate philosophical, and occasionally brooding, thoughts. The result is a lyrical and piercingly insightful collection of essays and her own brand of essay-meets-prose poetry about identity and culture.

Reflective and highly astute, Chew-Bose invites readers to join in her search for a clearer understanding of who we are and the world we live in. This is a beautiful and surprising exploration of what it means to be a young first-generation writer today, shutting out the din in order to find her own voice.

Exhibiting the confidence of Lena Dunham, the honesty of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, and the extraordinary vision of Zadie Smith, Too Much and Not the Mood is a stunning debut from an author who is sure to become one of this generation's most esteemed voices.

Publisher: Toronto : HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, [2017]
Edition: First Canadian edition.
Copyright Date: ©2017
ISBN: 9781443449090
Branch Call Number: 814.6 ChewB
Characteristics: 221 pages ; 20 cm
Additional Contributors: Chew-Bose, Durga Essays.


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Aug 31, 2017

If you like writing that meanders on and on, then this is the book for you. I don't think these are essays at all, they are unfocussed and themes are not systematically presented. I gave up after about 20 pages.

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