Bad Feminist: Essays
Publish date: August 5th 2014
Publisher: Harper Perennial
Pages no: 336
Edition language: English
Roxane gay is smart and astute and brave and candid and funny. The writing is accessible, clear, and thoughtful. These essays, which cover a range of topics from racism to what makes an (imperfect) feminist to critiques of books like LEAN IN and movies such as DJANGO, are insightful and thought-pr...
This book is the author's opinions on lots of things. It covers racism, sexism and much more. She is very opinionated. A lot of the discussion is about books and movies. If some of the ones mentioned are your faves, some parts might be difficult to read. I don't agree with her on everything, but...
while some essays were cheesy (twilight and 50 shades) the ones on race and feminism were spot on and made me think. I am also glad that I'm not the only person against Sanberg's Lean in movement.
I've recently delved into the world of feminist literature and so it was bound to happen that I would read Roxane Gay's Bad Feminist. Ya'll, this book will slap you in your face with its brutal honesty. It's a collection of essays about everything from what it's like to be a black female professor (...
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