Jia Tolentino

10 Jia Tolentino Recommended Books

Jia Tolentino is a celebrated author, essayist, and staff writer at The New Yorker. She is the author of the New York Times bestselling essay collection, Trick Mirror: Reflections on Self-Delusion, and her work has appeared in the New York Times Magazine, Jezebel, The Hairpin, and The New Republic.

10 Books recommended by Jia Tolentino

Minor Feelings

Minor Feelings

An Asian American Reckoning

Author :Cathy Park Hong

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"Serves as a case study in how a feminist point of view can both deepen an inquiry and widen its resonances to something like universality." - Jia Tolentino [Source]

The Testaments

The Testaments

The Sequel to The Handmaid's Tale

Author :Margaret Atwood

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"May surprise readers who wondered, when the sequel was announced, whether [the author] was making a mistake in returning to her earlier work." - Jia Tolentino [Source]

The Third Rainbow Girl

The Third Rainbow Girl

The Long Life of a Double Murder in Appalachia

Author :Emma Copley Eisenberg

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"Was so essential for me." - Jia Tolentino [Source]

Uncanny Valley

Uncanny Valley

Author :Anna Wiener

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"EVERYONE BUY IT." - Jia Tolentino [Source]

Children of the Land

Children of the Land

A Memoir

Author :Marcelo Hernandez Castillo

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"If anyone is looking for a good book about the border, migration, humanity in the face of dehumanization." - Jia Tolentino [Source]

Know My Name

Know My Name

A Memoir

Author :Chanel Miller

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"Hope it’s required reading in HS & colleges." - Jia Tolentino [Source]

The Longing for Less

The Longing for Less

Living with Minimalism

Author :Kyle Chayka

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"Arrives not as an addition to the minimalist canon but as a corrective to it." - Jia Tolentino [Source]

Pachinko

Pachinko

Author :Min Jin Lee

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"I was basically gasping as I read this saga of an ethnically Korean family in Japan." - Jia Tolentino [Source]

Against Creativity

Against Creativity

Author :Oli Mould

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"Fucked me up so bad." - Jia Tolentino [Source]

The Gimmicks

The Gimmicks

A Novel

Author :Chris McCormick

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"A little universe (rainy Armenia, love triangles, wrestlers on the road, scheming guerrillas!) & it is so, so good." - Jia Tolentino [Source]

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