I Miss You When I Blink[1] (1)

Named #1 on the Indie Next List by booksellers nationwide and featured on must-read lists from Esquire, Newsweek, BuzzFeed, Town & Country, theSkimm, ELLE Australia, Lit Hub, Southern Living, Bustle, BookRiot, The Millions and the Chicago Review of Books. Real Simple magazine called it “the one book you should read right now.”

Read a short snippet in The New York Times, see a review in The Washington Post, or listen to a conversation about it on NPR.


The debut collection by essayist Mary Laura Philpott asks: What happens after you check off all the boxes on your to-do list and realize you might need to reinvent the list—and yourself?

(Find out more about the book here or read some reviews here.)

Praise for I Miss You When I Blink

“Infinitely relatable. Beautifully written. I’m ready to read it again.” -- Jenny Lawson, New York Times bestselling author of Let’s Pretend This Never Happened and Furiously Happy

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