Tiny Beautiful Things by Cheryl Strayed

I've been following "Dear Sugar" on the rumpus.net for many months. I can't give you an assessment of her recent success as the author of Wild as I haven't read it. All I can say is that Tiny Beautiful Things"is a wonderful, wonderful book. Sure, this contains excerpts from her advice column as "Dear Sugar" on The Rumpus, but to dismiss this as "merely" excerpts from her advice column is to be nothing short of pedantic and snotty. For the writers who follow this blog, there are several letters that deal with writing and being a writer and what this means and what it SHOULD mean. This ALONE is worth buying this book. For others, revel in her writing. I did. She's the real deal. I loved her column, and I love this book. Highly recommended.

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LINKS

Debris and Detritus (available in trade paperback and ebook formats).

Pen and Prejudice (available in trade paperback and ebook formats).

Roux Morgue (available in hard cover, trade paperback, audio, and ebook formats)

Beat Until Stiff (available in trade paperback, audio, and ebook formats)

Poisoned Pen Press

Mystery Writers of America

Sisters in Crime Northern California Chapter

Independent American Booksellers Association

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