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
China’s single women—are they the source of its future?
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).