Book ‘Easy Beauty: A Memoir’ by Chloé Cooper Jones

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“Soul-stretching, breathtaking... A game-changing gift to readers.” — Booklist (starred review). From Chloé Cooper Jones — Pulitzer Prize finalist, philosophy professor, Whiting Creative Nonfiction Grant recipient — a groundbreaking memoir about disability, motherhood, and a journey to far-flung places in search of a new way of seeing and being seen. “I am in a bar in Brooklyn, listening to two men, my friends, discuss whether my life is worth living.” So begins Chloé Cooper Jones’s bold, revealing account of moving through the world in a body that looks different than most. Jones learned early on to factor “pain calculations” into every plan, every situation. Born with a rare congenital...
Publisher: Avid Reader Press / Simon & Schuster (April 5, 2022)  Pages: 288 pages  ISBN-10: 1982151994  ISBN-13: 978-1982151997  ASIN:‎ B08G7YGXCB

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Chloé Cooper Jones is a philosophy professor and freelance journalist who was a finalist for a 2020 Pulitzer Prize in Feature Writing. Her work has appeared in publications including GQThe VergeVICEBookforumNew York magazine, and The Believer, and has been selected for both The Best American Travel Writing and The Best American Sports Writing. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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