Abandon Me: Memoirs by Melissa Febos

Abandon Me: Memoirs

Melissa Febos

336 pages first pub 2017 (editions)

nonfiction essays memoir challenging reflective slow-paced


Named One of the Best Books of 2017 by: Esquire, Refinery29, LitHub, BookRiot, Medium, Electric Literature, The Brooklyn Rail, Vol. 1 Brooklyn, Largehearted Boy, The Coil and The Cut. Winner of the Lambda Literary Jeanne Cordova Prize for Lesbian...

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emotional 93%
reflective 91%
challenging 34%
dark 34%
sad 23%
informative 12%
tense 10%
hopeful 8%
inspiring 8%
adventurous 2%


medium 66%
slow 26%
fast 7%

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