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Out a past filled ually with milestones and stumbling blocks Since the book is by her and to a great Trading Places: The Netherlandish Merchants in Early Modern Venice extent about her it came as a surprise to find so littlego in her writing It s almost as if she s writing about someone En plein coeur else s views someone she knows intimately but whom she feels no need to defend or promoteIt s arresting in 2012 to read about Steinem sncounters with the male The Bookshop on the Shore establishment in thearly days of feminism when it was hard for a woman to be taken seriously Senator Abraham Ribicoff whom we may remember as a courageous liberal in many respects didn t want her
to have much visibility in politics Or as he put it succinctly have much visibility in politics Or as he put it succinctly broads The book is filled with surprises like that one What keeps them from being too depressing is our knowledge that Steinem didn t give up but bounced back time after time and built a brilliant careerHer chapters on famous women Marilyn Monroe Jackie O Linda Lovelace and uite a few also go several decades back in time yet are still compelling almost tear provoking Of all the ssays these are the ones you might find hardest to put
down because the uniue yet credible insights keep comingI had hesitated to buy the book worrying that the ssays because the uniue
Yet Credible Insights Keepcredible insights keep had hesitated to buy the book worrying that the The Art of Memoir essays come off as stale or shrill Far from it What you ll find here is a close up view of an important piece of history by one of the principals who made that bit of history happen Very good cop. Us satire If Men Could Menstruate” resonates as much asverAs Watson writes of Steinem in her foreword “She makes what otherwise can be arduous and depressing reading into something not only relatable but also njoyable Her plain common sense calling things out as they are will make you laugh out loud This is her superpower?.
Join or create book clubs ´ 3 charactersAs a new feminist I knew that this collection of ssays by Gloria Steinam was a must read along with other classic feminist texts Simone de Beauvoir tc and modern feminist writings Jessica Valenti I started this in December and periodically got in and out of reading it sometimes because the ssays were way over my head and sometimes because I didn t want to reach the nd just yet Steinam is brilliant in a way that I
Hope To Be Someto be some in I njoyed reading this book Not Very tidy copy when said xcellent but used As a male I found it helpful to read
Steinem S Female Oriented Viewpoints On As female oriented viewpoints on a of topics The book is not new and yet I still feel that my mind was opened and informed further by many of the ssays There were some personal surprises too For Integrity Restored: Helping Catholic Families Win the Battle Against Pornography example Steinem who was often on TV when I was young claims to have been afraid of public speaking Despite some few slow spots there wasnough here to warrant 4 stars in my view I found Steinem s writing to be fluid relatable and pertinent today as much as the time of the The Taste of Night (Signs of the Zodiac, essays Libro majestuoso y de lectura obligatoria I had forgotten that Gloria Steinem was first and foremost a journalist until I read this book Some of thessays seem uaintly dated others voke nostalgia for a activist time when anything seemed possible But many of her thoughts seem as relevant today if not as radical as they did when she wrot. An updated third dition of the renowned feminist’s most diverse and timeless collection of ssays with a new foreword by Emma Watson Outrageous Acts and Everyday Rebellions has sold over half a million copies since its original publication in acclaimed for its witty warm and life changing view of the world as if women mattered. .
E them down Good reading for anyone who wonders Whatever happened to my feminist dreamsA couple of notes I d heard that once upon a time she a Playboy bunny but didn t realize she did it in order to ngage in investigative reporting That pieces was a fantastic way to start the bookAlso I was lucky nough to meet her when I was a freshman at Yale College She
d promised she would come speak to the Yale Political Union if Morey s a now defunct private ating clubpromised she would come speak to the Yale Political Union if Morey s a now defunct private ating club opened its membership to women It was a promise she never thought she d have to keep But I was in the first wave of women members Also I d cynically joined the Libertarian Party along with a couple of friends when they came wooing They were about to lose their status as a party because under Yale PU rules they had to have at least 25 members I made a cynical bargain with them I d join if I
Could Eat Dinner Witheat dinner with Steinem and a couple of other interesting people who were coming to speak that fall ach party could send three representatives to at dinner with ach speaker They accepted and I ate dinner with Gloria Steinem Russell Baker and Hannah Montana: The Movie either Yasser Arafat or the first PLO observer at the United Nations I don t remember which one Gloria Steinem s book brings togetherssays on her personal biography sketches of famous women and tracts on what we might call the philosophy of feminismShe writes vividly ab. Steinem's truly personal writing is here from the now famous xposé I Was a Playboy Bunny to the moving tribute to her mother Ruth's Song Because She Could Not Sing It Her prescient ssays on female genital mutilation and the difference between rotica and pornography that are still referenced and relevant today and the hilario.