Ursula Le Guin Has Earned a Rare Honor. Just Don’t Call Her a Sci-Fi Writer. - The 86-year-old author will become one of the few living writers recognized by the Library of America, and she did it on her terms.
Monday, March 1, 2010
On a list of books that changed my life, The Beauty Myth would top the charts. Wolf's feminist manifesto is this generation's Feminine Mystique, an incisive breakdown of the ways society prescribes and profits from female standards of beauty. Eating disorders, plastic surgery, and more: the truth behind the myth will leave you fuming. In the best possible way.
The Beauty Myth by Naomi Wolf
Reviewed by: Lauren