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The ugly history of beautiful things : essays on desire and consumption

Kelleher, Katy,, Kelleher, Katy. Mercurial charms of the mirror., Kelleher, Katy. Mouth full of petals, veins full of wax., Kelleher, Katy. Bright eyes, cursed cuts., Kelleher, Katy. Spiraling., Kelleher, Katy. Live fast, die pretty., Kelleher, Katy. Dirty, sweet, floral, foul., Kelleher, Katy. Women and worms., Kelleher, Katy. Deceptions and damnation., Kelleher, Katy. Bone white, paper thin., Kelleher, Katy. Exhalations of the earth.,
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In these deeply researched essays, a Paris Review contributor blends science, history, and memoir to explore human obsession with gorgeous things, exposing the fraught histories of makeup, silk, jewels, perfume, and other objects, helping readers to ethically partake in the beauty of the world around them.

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