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“Caustically funny and ebullient stories. . . . Diski’s is the kind of voice of which we need more, of which we now have one fewer. But she has paved a subversive path through the forest for others to follow.” -Vanity Fair
“Get ready to hold your breath. Amber Tamblyn’s Any Man is a genre-bending gender-bending brilliant blow torch of a debut novel amplifying the complexities of sexual violence and the radical costs of survival. " Lidia Yuknavitch, author of The Book of Joan
"Told through a series of interviews, first-person anecdots, calls to action, and how to’s, this is an important, inspiring book, but it’s also really f**king fun to read.” --Jennifer Romolini, Shondaland.com
From the journalist who ignited a national conversation on emotional labor, comes a bold dive into the unpaid, invisible work women have shouldered for too long—and an impassioned vision for creating a better future for us all.
Covering everything from Joan Didion and James Baldwin to “Twin Peaks” and “True Detective,” Bolin illuminates our widespread obsession with the bodies of women who are consistently hurt, killed, and used as props to bolster a man’s story.
“Known for her wide-ranging feminist writing about everything from princess culture to breast cancer, Orenstein presents a collection of her essays that are both striking and timely.” -New York Times Book Review