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The Moth Presents All These Wonders

The Moth Presents All These Wonders by Catherine Burns
Hardcover
Mar 21, 2017 | 352 Pages
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NATIONAL BESTSELLER

A wonderful new book…. Some [stories] are heartbreakingly sad; some laugh-out-loud funny; some momentous and tragic; almost all of them resonant or surprising. They are stories that attest to the startling varieties and travails of human experience, and the shared threads of love, loss, fear and kindness that connect us…. The stories here…have translated seamlessly to the page. Though they are all relatively short…most possess a remarkable emotional depth and sincerity…. They are…closely focused, finely tuned narratives that have the force of an epiphany, while opening out to disclose the panoramic vistas of one person’s life or the shockingly disparate worlds they have inhabited or traversed.”
Michiko Kakutani, New York Times

All These Wonders is replete with wondrous true stories of loves, losses, rerouted dreams, and existential crises of nearly every unsugarcoated flavor.”
Maria Popova, Brain Pickings

“[The Moth] has this indescribable energy that comes with people allowing themselves to be honest without fear. Translated to the page, this book…really become an incredible syllabus of vulnerability, one that invites you to cherry pick and re-read stories as you need them.”
Goop (16 Great Reads for the Summer)

All These Wonders is a compelling read, by turns uplifting, heartbreaking, and ultimately redemptive. If there is a real hero of the book, it is surely the human spirit, which, time and again, transcends whatever life throws at it.”
Daily Mail

“All These Wonders is divided into seven expertly curated chapters. The effect is an anthology of seven Mainstage shows, averaging six stories per show. Each juxtaposes sensational stories by famous names…with those by relatively unknown storytellers, whose narratives, quite often, deliver the biggest emotional punches.”
Megan Labrise, Kirkus Reviews

All These Wonders is a journey through the mysteries of the unexpected…. Every tale is its own surprising glimpse into the human story.”
Mary Elizabeth Williams, Salon

“The Moth’s 20-year retrospective contains all the hope, sadness, triumphs, and tribulations that have defined the pioneering live reading series since its modest debut in 1997…. Overall, the two decades of the Moth remain as entertaining and powerful off-stage as they were onstage.” 
—Kirkus Reviews

“[The stories] are all arresting tales.”
—Buffalo News (Editor’s Choice)

“[The Moth is] New York’s hottest and hippest literary ticket.” 
—Wall Street Journal

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