Bad Feminist: Essays Read & download Ø 6 N of The Help is extraordinary but the same arguments return repeatedly in pieces about other films Still this is such a small complaint in a rare collection where each and every piece is vital and the book as a whole feels important Kevin NguyenAudiobook narrator Bahni Turpin crisply delivers this expansive collection of essays Author Gay covers an array of political feminist and culturally charged topics Turpin sounds like she s giving a well informed speech with the right inflections to emphasize specific points Her tone is clear and deliberate forcing one to focus on the content As she recounts personal stories and numerous critiues of films and books she draws listeners in with a matter of fact tone Both humorous and raw moments are delivered with sharp clarity Whether the topic is Gay s nemesis when playing in a Scrabble championship or deconstructing rape jokes Turpin delivers with an assertiveness that will catch listeners attention AudioFile Smart readers cannot afford to miss these essays whi.
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Bad Feminist: Essays Read & download Ø 6 AnBest Book of the Month August These essays are political and they are personal Roxanne Gay announces in the introduction of Bad Feminist They are like feminism flawed but they come from a genuine place This place as displayed throughout the course of her excellent essay collection is also one of daring intelligence imagination and empathy Gay leads by example To combat the demeaning stereotype that feminists are humorless Gay imbues her essays with levity One of the best pieces comes early in the book when Gay competes in a Scrabble tournament and her success as a beginner angers her male opponents It s smart and laugh out loud funny essay and in a humbling turn Gay herself finds a similar unwarranted frustration toward competitors when she begins losing Bad Feminist represents Gay s body of personal essays and critical work over the past several years and if the book has a slight misstep it s that it sometimes feels like these are articles that have been published elsewhere For example Gay s takedow.Roxane Gay ✓ 6 Read
Bad Feminist: Essays Read & download Ø 6 Ch range from socially significant art Girls Django in Chains and feminist issues abortion to politics Chris Brown and why Gay likes pink Library Journal With prodigious bravery and eviscerating humor Roxane Gay takes on culture and politics in Bad Feminist and gets it right time and time again We should all be lucky enough to be such a bad feminist Ayelet Waldman author of Love and Treasure and Bad Mother Roxane Gay is so great at weaving the intimate and personal with what is most bewildering and upsetting at this moment in culture She is always looking always thinking always passionate always careful always right there Sheila Heti author of How Should a Person BeGay s essays are consistently smart and provocativeHer essay collection will give you dinner party conversation through September USA Today A trenchant collectionWhatever her topic Gay s provocative essays stand out for their bravery wit and emotional honesty Publishers Weekly starred review A strikingly fresh cultural critic Washington Post.
- Bad Feminist: Essays
- Roxane Gay
- 02 February 2020