May 19, 2010

A-Z Wednesday: O is for Outrageous

A-Z Wednesday is a Weekly Event
hosted by Vicky at Reading at the Beach.

To join, here's all you have to do:
Go to your stack of books and find one whose title starts with the letter of the week.
1~ a photo of the book
2~ title and synopsis
3~ link(amazon, barnes and noble etc.)
4~ Come back here and leave your link in the comments
If you've already reviewed this book you can link the review also.
Be sure to visit other participants to see what book they have posted and leave them a comment. (We all love comments, don't we?) Who knows? You may find your next "favorite" book.

This week's letter is "O"

Outrageous Acts and Everyday Rebellions by Gloria Steinem

From Learn Out Loud: First published in 1983, this is noted feminist Gloria Steinem's most diverse and timeless collection of witty, life-changing essays, written "as if women mattered." Steinem's most personal writing is here, including her humorous exposé, "I Was a Playboy Bunny," a tribute to her mother, "Ruth's Song," as well as prescient writings on female genital mutilation and the difference between erotica and pornography. The satirical and hilarious "If Men Could Menstruate" is alone worth the price of admission.

I haven't read this one yet, but I think it will be an interesting look into the second women's feminist movement in America.

1 comment:

  1. I know I would love this book!


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