Despite more power and choices than ever before, women are still angry -- that's not necessarily a bad thing, as anger is what continues to open the door for change. In this collection, 15 women speak boldly and passionately about choices they've made -- about sex, children, love and work -- and explore what's working and what is not. Their essays -- always provocative, honest, witty and wise -- are the culmination of the lessons of the past two decades, the ‘me' years and the therapy years, the years that have taught women to express themselves and acknowledge their needs. As celebratory as they are critical, these brilliant essays reflect the truth about life.
Audio contains the following essays, written and read by the contributors:
Introduction -- Cathi Hanauer
Getting the Milk for Free -- Veronica Chambers
Crossing to Safety -- Jen Marshall
Moving In. Moving Out. Moving On. -- Sarah Miller
Papa Don't Preach -- Kerry Herlihy
I Do. Not.: Why I Won't Marry -- Catherine Newman
Killing the Puritan Within -- Kate Christensen
My Mother's Ring: Caught Between Two Families -- Helen Schulman
Attila the Honey I'm Home -- Kristin van Ogtrop
The Myth of Co-Parenting: How It Was Supposed to Be. How It Was. -- Hope Edelman
Daddy Dearest: What Happens When He Does More Than His Half? -- Laurie Abraham
Crossing the Line in the Sand: How Mad Can Mother Get? -- Elissa Schappell
Married at 46: The Agony and the Ecstacy -- Nancy Wartik
The Fat Lady Sings -- Natalie Kusz
What Independence Has Come to Mean to Me: The Pain of Solitude.The Pleasure of
Self-Knowledge. -- Vivian Gornick
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Cathi Hanauer, the author of the novel My Sister's Bones, has written articles, essays, reviews, and fiction for Elle, Mirabella, Self, Glamour, Mademoiselle, and many other magazines. She has been the monthly books columnist for both Glamour and Mademoiselle, and was the relationship-advice columnist for Seventeen for seven years. She lives in western Massachusetts with her husband, writer Daniel Jones, and their daughter and son.
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