I Miss You When I Blink is Mary Laura Philpott’s funny, poignant debut memoir-in-essays about the highs and lows of perfectionism, the conflicting pressures of modern womanhood, and the challenge of reinventing yourself without blowing up your whole life. It was named to the #1 spot on the Indie Next List by booksellers nationwide and chosen as a best or most anticipated book of 2019 by Esquire, Newsweek, BuzzFeed, theSkimm, Town & Country, Bustle, The Millions and the Chicago Review of Books.Real Simple called it “the one book you should read right now.” Get a short snippet of it in The New York Times, read a review in The Washington Post, or listen to a conversation about it on NPR.
Biography Mary Laura Philpott is an essayist whose writing appears in publications including The New York Times, The Paris Review,The Washington Post,O The Oprah Magazine, and others. She’s also the book enthusiast at large for Nashville’s indie bookstore Parnassus Books and an Emmy-winning co-host of A Word on Words on Nashville Public Television. I Miss You When I Blink is her debut memoir-in-essays.