Tag Archives: Women's Studies

Sharp

by Michelle Dean

From acclaimed literary critic Michelle Dean, winner of the National Book Critics Circle’s 2016 Nona Balakian Citation for Excellence in Reviewing, a powerful portrait…

Rip-off Red, Girl Detective and The Burning Bombing of America

by Kathy Acker

“Kathy Acker’s trancelike writing style peels away the layers of reality. . . . Acker is an expert at evoking this shadowy realm of…

We Gotta Get Out of This Place

by Gerri Hirshey

“[I]n her vivid, impassioned history of women in rock, We Gotta Get Out of This Place, music journalist Gerri Hirshey takes a long, hard,…

Sexing the Millennium

by Linda Grant

“Grant is passionate yet blessedly free of rhetoric and gush. And how welcome is her evocation of the [sexual revolution’s] optimism–even its loopy na’vet”…

The Sexual Life of Catherine M.

by Catherine Millet

“A smoldering slim volume that will color your cheeks quicker than the midday sun. . . . In the book, [Millet] unabashedly chronicles three…

Portrait of an Eye

by Kathy Acker

“Kathy Acker’s trancelike writing style peels away the layers of reality… Acker is an expert at evoking this shadowy realm of belief and emotion…

Nike Is a Goddess

by Lissa Smith

“We ought to pay attention to the world of professional sports. What happens at the elite levels makes its way into our culture.” –from…

My Mother: Demonology

by Kathy Acker

“What makes this book powerful is the archetypal punch behind each image, a punch that comes from an unknown assailant dressed in red wearing…

The Madwoman’s Underclothes

by Germaine Greer

“[Greer] is, perhaps, one of the marvelous letter writers of an age that no longer trifles with them much. Her essays, columns and books–transcripts…

Literal Madness

by Kathy Acker

“Speaks to us out of a delightful mock-na’veté that reminds one at times of the Dick and Jane readers rewritten as manuals for politics…