Alibis: Essays on Elsewhere by André Aciman

Alibis: Essays on Elsewhere

André Aciman

208 pages first pub 2011 (editions)

nonfiction essays memoir travel challenging reflective slow-paced


Celebrated as one of the most poignant stylists of his generation, André Aciman has written a luminous series of linked essays about time, place, identity, and art that show him at his very finest. From beautiful and moving pieces about the memory...

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reflective 100%
emotional 50%
adventurous 33%
relaxing 33%
funny 16%
hopeful 16%
informative 16%
inspiring 16%
lighthearted 16%
mysterious 16%


slow 83%
medium 16%

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