Acclaimed author of Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body, Robin Y. S. Chois' NYT Bestselling masterpiece made waves, earning Best Book honors from NPR, the Boston Globe, Newsweek and more, instantly becoming a classic.
A wonderful assortment of essays tackling issues in politics, feminism, and criticism from the renowned Roxane Gay, a widely followed young cultural guru.
“Pink is my favorite color. I used to say my favorite color was black to be cool, but it is pink—all shades of pink. If I have an accessory, it is probably pink. I read Vogue, and I’m not doing it ironically, though it might seem that way. I once live-tweeted the September issue.”
In Roxane Gay's entertaining and thought-provoking essays, she shows us her evolution from a SVH to a Help-esque woman of color, taking us on a trip through the culture of the last few years (Girls, Django in Chains) and waxing poetic on feminism in today's world (abortion, Chris Brown). The end result? An incredibly astute perspective on herself and our culture.
Bad Feminist presents a witty, on-point glimpse of how the media shapes us, plus an invigorating challenge to keep pushing for betterment - a must-read from an iconic voice in culture.