China’s single women—are they the source of its future?
Wayward Lives, Beautiful Experiments: Intimate Histories of Riotous Black Girls, Troublesome Women, and Queer Radicals
Winner of the 2019 National Book Critics Circle Award in Criticism
"Exhilarating…A rich resurrection of a forgotten history." —Parul Sehgal, New York Times
From the flapper to The Feminine Mystique, a cultural history of single women in the city through the reclaimed life of glamorous guru Marjorie Hillis.
Reframing feminism for the twenty-first century, this bold and essential history stands up against "bland corporate manifestos" (Sarah Leonard).
The American women's movement has been shrouded in myths, argue three leading scholars in this bold and revisionist history.