Katie Roiphe is noted for her trenchant and often controversial views on all things feminist.
“deliciously readable . . .”
“Robin Marty and Jessica Mason Pieklo make clear that the likely end of Roe v Wade is at hand and involved more than the end of Roe.”
Summer Brennan takes on much more than just the high heel.
The author begins this book “hip-deep in the chaos that is modern American motherhood” but hastily clarifies that, while her own experience provided the impetus to write the book, it is not autobio
The future is inescapably the past, or so it often seems in What Future.
Is Gender Fluid?
“Female rage is the essential fuel of #metoo.”—Caitlin Flanagan
"Some stories are better than the books written about them and, sadly, this is one of them."
In Leftover in China: The Women Shaping the World’s Next Superpower, Roseann Lake, who worked at a television station in Beijing, provides us with a new angle on the usual narrati
With its cover image of an eroticized version of Vermeer’s Girl with a Pearl Earring this book would draw the eye on any coffee table, though what this image says in terms of Grace Banks’
Halberstam begins his “quirky” text with a tribute to David Bowie, whose gendered appearance “part man, part woman, part space alien” inspires his reflections on the relationship between sex, gende
“No doubt, Georgia O’Keeffe would paint her support for the #MeToo movement though she might not post the tweets.”
“In This Grand Experiment, Jessica Ziparo tells the history of female federal employees in Washington, DC, 1861–1865, ‘an important but overlooked
Yes, the 1990s was oh-so naughty, and David Friend has a grand time telling this romp of a tale in his new book, The Naughty Nineties.
Paris, France. The artistic capital of the world in the 19th century. Inheriting the title at the end of the Italian Renaissance, it became a mecca of all things artful.
This lively little book comes with an endorsement from Gloria Steinem who most memorably addressed this issue in the October 1978 issue of Ms.
Although described as a publication of general interest How to Understand Your Gender is primarily directed to people pondering their own trangender/non-binary/gender diverse iden
"This slender little book . . . is a treasure."
Joan Marie Johnson’s new book Funding Feminism offers an important and accessible (if occasionally redundant) contribution to both academic and lay audiences interested in women’s history
“The book is a roadmap to where the ‘immoral’ crosses the line to the ‘illegal,’ a boundary not fixed, but a terrain of social struggle that shifts over time.”
Anyone interested in gender equality is by now used to Rwanda coming very high on the international gender scoreboards.
“provides a firm foundation for understanding the effect the women’s movement had on the political process.”
Camille Paglia’s relentlessly controversial public persona and pronouncements tend to overshadow her actual work.
". . . the author has cast her net too wide . . ."