Bad Feminist: Essays
Publish date: August 5th 2014
Publisher: Harper Perennial
Pages no: 336
Edition language: English
I had this book on my NOOK for at least two years. I wanted to read it in those two years, but felt intimated because Ms. Gay is an intellectual and just highly freaking smart (I follow her on Twitter). I am now kicking myself for waiting so long to discover her writing. Damn, Ms. Gay gets me - at...
I don't know what else to say about Roxane Gay besides run and find all of her books and sit down and enjoy. I loved her collection of essays. Some of them were humorous, some sad, and some just made me want to sit in a room by myself all day and not talk to a person. She has a way of drilling down ...
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 (...