12 Authors On Boobs: Quotes From Judy Blume, Nora Ephron And More

Breasts. Boobs. The “girls.” Throughout history, few body parts have inspired as much conversation--or controversy--as the human mammary gland. For Breast Cancer Awareness month, we’ve gathered quotes from female authors covering all the phases of breasts, from their first debut at puberty to their metamorphoses during motherhood and illness, drawn from writings that run the gamut from the political (Katha Pollitt) to the deeply personal (Judy Blume and Nora Ephron). Read these excerpts for a laugh, a spirit boost or to give yourself a gut check, then share them with the women in your life.