“Daring to Drive is a testament to how women in Muslim countries are helping change their culture, one step at a time.”
The media has a hard time, even in documentaries, of presenting factually accurate history and especially so with movies.
The subtitle of Brooke Hauser’s new biography of Helen Gurley Brown—The Invention of Helen Gurley Brown and the Rise of the Modern Single Woman—is well chosen.
“[S]he wrote, ‘I do not desire ecstatic, disembodied sainthood . . . I would be human, and American, and a woman.’”
In the 19th century there were many individuals who could be considered larger than life, particularly in the United States.