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Shrill: Notes from a Loud Woman - Lindy West
Shrill: Notes from a Loud Woman
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Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780316348409 (0316348406)
ASIN: 0316348406
Publisher: Hachette Books
Pages no: 272
Edition language: English
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Obsidian Blue
Obsidian Blue rated it
5.0 One Woman's Voice - Shrill
Wow. This was such a great book! I can see why it won on Goodreads last year. I wish I had heard of West before cause her writing speaks to me. Told in a semi-chronological way, West's "Shrill" goes into her childhood through her adult years taking a hard look at herself and those around her for s...
Fangirl Moments and My Two Cents
Fangirl Moments and My Two Cents rated it
4.5 Toni FGMAMTC's Reviews > Shrill: Notes from a Loud Woman
4.5 stars A lot of the material in this really hit home for me. She talks about feminism and body image issues in a way that I completely get. I think she gets the point across in a positive and interesting way also. She isn't preachy or attacking. She's honest and humorous. She gives some importa...
Purple People Readers
Purple People Readers rated it
5.0 Book Review: Shrill by Lindy West
Andrew and I came across this book at BookCon Chicago this year. We were both already weighed down with dozens of pounds of books, but Andrew insisted that it looked good (and thought he remembered good things being said about it) and we should pick up a copy. It’s really never hard to convince me t...
Tellulah Darling
Tellulah Darling rated it
5.0 Important notes from a loud woman
The first time I heard Lindy West, she made me laugh. The second time, she brought me to tears. And with this book, I fell in love. Articulate, insightful, intelligent, raw, profound, personal and hilarious, Shrill is a must-read. Actually, let me amend that. I feel like people will have one of th...
teaandbooks rated it
1.0 Who approvals such drivel to be a book?
I don't quite recall exactly how I came across Lindy West's work, but I think it should have remained where I found it: on the internet instead of actual book form. It sounded like an intriguing and interesting book about being a woman. Instead, it wasn't. It's a series of essays about her experie...
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