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Laura Bates
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Yzabel
Yzabel rated it 7 months ago
I should've read this book sooner, but I admit that a part of me thought "I probably already know all of what's in there", while another part thought "...and that's probably why reading it would disgust me."So yeah, it was "disgusting"—in that I unfortunately ended up ticking boxes. And I'm relative...
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Wanda's Book Reviews rated it 3 years ago
Just as Larry Newton, one of the most notorious inmates at Indiana Federal Prison, was trying to break out of jail, Dr. Laura Bates was trying to break in. She had created the world’s first Shakespeare class in supermax – the solitary confinement unit.Many people told Laura that maximum-security pri...
Chris' Fish Place
Chris' Fish Place rated it 4 years ago
Disclaimer: ARC via Netgalley Recently, a friend posted an article to her Facebook. The article was about how daughters devote more time to caring for parents as opposed to sons. My comment on her post was how was this news. Because, who is supposed by that finding? Outliers...
asandwich
asandwich rated it 6 years ago
I knew what to expect from the accounts in this book and I wasn't at all surprised by what I read - because, even in such a supposedly egalitarian country like Britain, I see this kind of behaviour all too often. Only last week, I watched from a coffee shop window as two men practically chased a you...
Literary Ames
Literary Ames rated it 6 years ago
Laura Bates brings issues of harassment, assault and abuse of both men and women to light, after being deluged with submissions to her website and Twitter accounts. Seemingly small incidents of off-hand remarks can feel like the death of a thousand cuts when they happen everyday in every facet of yo...
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