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The Opposite of Loneliness

An affecting and hope filled posthumous collection of essays and stories from the talented young Yale graduate whose title essay captured the world’s attention in 2012 and turned her into an icon for her generationMarina Keegan’s star was on the rise when she graduated magna cum laude from Yale in May 2012 She had a play that was to be produced at the New York Fringe Festival and a job waiting for her at The New Yo One of the best books i ve ever read Some of the most beautiful writing i ve experienced Some of these uotes gave me chills so bad I had to stop reading A few of these stories lost my interest but the ones that blew my mind made up for it A book that deserves every award and every 5 stars in the world

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Ke her title essay capture the hope uncertainty and possibility of her generation Her short story “Cold Pastoral” was published in NewYorkercom just months after her death The Opposite of Loneliness is an assemblage of Marina’s essays and stories which like The Last Lecture articulate the universal struggle that all of us face as we figure out what we aspire to be and how we harness our talents to impact the worl What beautiful talent and skill in such a young life Her story her words peeking into her mind is heartbreaking but also hopeful and inspiring all at once Though gone her potential lives on in this way

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Rker Tragically five days after graduation Marina died in a car crashAs her family friends and classmates deep in grief joined to create a memorial service for Marina her deeply affecting last essay for The Yale Daily News “The Opposite of Loneliness” went viral receiving than 14 million hitsEven though she was just twenty two years old when she died Marina left behind a rich deeply expansive trove of prose that li Wow these essays were beautiful There are definitely a few I will go back to in the future and reread

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About the Author: Marina Keegan

Marina Evelyn Keegan was an American author playwright journalist actress and poet She is best known for her essay ‘The Opposite of Loneliness’which went viral and was viewed over 14 million times in ninety eight different countries after her death in a car crash just five days after she graduated magna cum laude from Yale University



10 thoughts on “The Opposite of Loneliness

  1. says:

    This book infuriated me I'm sure it has infuriated others as well but given the circumstances and tragic death of its writer I suspect most folks feel uncomfortable panning it So I'll take one for the team and be that asshole When I jumped into

  2. says:

    I LEARNED SO MUCH FROM THIS BOOKLet's do a good old fashioned pros vs consPROS A new found enjoyment in non fiction Essays are fun When Marina wrote about topics she was really confident in and had first hand experience with her essays and stories felt so true to life and honest As a writer this book was really inspirin

  3. says:

    One of the best books i've ever read Some of the most beautiful writing i've experienced Some of these uotes gave me chills so bad I had to stop reading A few of these stories lost my interest but the ones that blew my mind made up for it A book that deserves every award and every 5 stars in the world

  4. says:

    I was drawn to this book because of the tragic backstory and also because this is a little embarrassing I'm trying to und

  5. says:

    Wow these essays were beautiful There are definitely a few I will go back to in the future and reread

  6. says:

    This collection reads like what it is the work of the most talented person in an undergrad writing class

  7. says:

    We can't we MUST not lose this sense of possibility because in the end it's all we have Overall Rating 27 out of 5 starsBef

  8. says:

    What beautiful talent and skill in such a young life Her story her words peeking into her mind is heartbreaking but also hopeful and inspiring all at once Though gone her potential lives on in this way

  9. says:

    I thought The Opposite of Loneliness was an excellent collection of fiction and non fiction essays by Marina Keegan a Yale student who died in a car wreck a couple days after she graduated from collegeMy favorite essay out of the bunch is Against the Grain pg 157 where she discusses her Celiac disease and the neg

  10. says:

    In a perfect world this book would have never been published because Marina Keegan wouldn't have died at age 22There were a few decent stories and essays in here writing that showed tremendous ability and potential if they were to appear in a college workshop If I had taught her in an introductory writing class I would ha

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