&;El Huge&; reveals how small-town, small-time teens can accomplish Big Ugly Things on their own. &;Big Girl&; chronicles the media&;s fascination with the towering anxieties of a sixty-foot tall teen. &;The Pill,&; the collection's previously unpublished centerpiece, celebrates a &;miracle cure&; for obesity that sends society to a grimly delightful new utopia. &;With Such People in It,&; also new to readers, welcomes us to a brave new world where cowardice is a virtue. &;Gone with Gone with the Wind&; is a nonfiction analysis of privilege, denial, literary classics, and personal honesty. &;Afterimage&; is a one-way trip into a VR world that&;s more &;real&; than our own. Also included is &;Guts,&; which is about just what its title suggests, as well this volume's characteristically frank and thought-provoking Outspoken Interview.