A fan of the foodie memoir, I was eager to find the book 32 Yolks at this year's East Hampton Library's Authors Night. Needless
Bespectacled and bowtied, James Schamus introduced his movie, Indignation, his directorial debut from Philip Roth's novel
It is a truth universally acknowledged that any architecture aficionado must be in want of a good book for the holiday season. So I'm pleased to offer a few recommendations of volumes recently reviewed at Architects + Artisans, with links to posts and ordering details.
It should never be a woman's burden to avoid being seen as slutty. It's everyone else's responsibility to not call a woman a slut, since the idea that boys will be boys and girls will be sluts is a product of a sexist sexual double standard, and to believe her when she says she's been sexually assaulted.
Makers is a term for all women, whether or not she calls herself a feminist, makes a home, works on a construction crew. She may be the first woman firefighter, first female brigadier general, or first woman orthodox rabbi.
"If you examine sexy heroines in literature you will see they either lose their lives or their children for expressing their sexuality." I can see now why I was so hesitant. I wasn't willing to die just yet.
Despite its engaging wit, Girls' coming of adulthood is more troubling than Mary Harron's The Moth Diaries, a fascinating soft horror movie based on Rachel Klein's novel, to open in theaters next week.