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Rebecca Traister Explores The Power Of Women’s Rage In ‘Good And Mad’

Rebecca Traister Explores The Power Of Women’s Rage In ‘Good And Mad’ 1200 550 The Book Beacon

At the JWA Making Trouble/Making History luncheon, 2012 I am puzzled by Rebecca Traister´s 2018 effort, Good and Mad: The Revolutionary Power of Women’s Anger. On one hand it seems as the perfect moment for such a book from a powerful author as she is, on the other it feels as if it was rushed…

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Untrue: By Wednesday Martin’ Questions What We Believe About Women?

Untrue: By Wednesday Martin’ Questions What We Believe About Women? 1200 550 The Book Beacon

Halfway between an academic study and a romantic statement about freedom, the new book by famous writer Wednesday Martin fails to deliver her message with the needed seriousness her Yale PhD in anthropology could grant. Anthropology Of Women´s Desires Momen are no more “naturally monogamous” than men; nor are their libidos shrinking violets. The central…

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‘Heartland’ Tells How It Feels Working Hard And Being Broke?

‘Heartland’ Tells How It Feels Working Hard And Being Broke? 1200 550 The Book Beacon

There is a common belief that creates a vicious cycle and deepens the gap between social and economic classes here in the US and in many other countries in the world. The idea of the book, straight from the title HEARTLAND: A Memoir of Working Hard and Being Broke in the Richest Country on Earth…

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‘The Golden State’ Explores What A Mother And Child Road Trip Looks Like?

‘The Golden State’ Explores What A Mother And Child Road Trip Looks Like? 1200 550 The Book Beacon

When narrative is not perfect but is as touchy and overwhelmingly real as Lydia Kiesling‘s is, there is no place to hide. This road trip novel is more about loneliness and stillness of time than any other on the road book you have ever read. Debut Novel Lydia Kiesling is the author of The Golden…

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‘Little Fires Everywhere’ Explores What It Truly Means To Sacrifice For The Ones You Love?

‘Little Fires Everywhere’ Explores What It Truly Means To Sacrifice For The Ones You Love? 1200 550 The Book Beacon

Celeste Ng is the novelist of the moment and all her efforts have been excellently well paid-off by the critics and specialized media. This 38-year old woman will soon have this book turned into a Hulu 8-chapter mini-series starring Hollywood superstar Reese Whitherspoon and Kerry Washington. Also read about the book ‘Hunger by Roxane Gay’.…

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