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Review: The Beauty Myth

User Review  - Jessi - Goodreads

I ended up having to give up on this book. It's rare for me to give up on a book, especially when I've tried so hard to like it. While I don't disagree with a lot of her points, it just feels like she ... Read full review

Review: The Beauty Myth

User Review  - Sarah - Goodreads

I wish this had half star ratings as 2.5 would be more fair. My low rating has nothing to do with the message of the book. I just couldn't get past the authors writing style and over use of metaphors. Read full review

Review: The Beauty Myth

User Review  - Sarah - Goodreads

As a feminist I enjoyed this book somewhat. Although I don't agree with some of the points she was trying to make. Overall, it was an interesting perspective and worth the read. Read full review

Review: The Beauty Myth

User Review  - Jessica - Goodreads

Let me start off by saying I completely agree with her thesis: beauty myths are pervasive and seriously damaging and sapping to women. And men. The book was so vitriolic and full of extrapolation that ... Read full review

Review: The Beauty Myth

User Review  - Katie Smith - Goodreads

The entire time I read this book I felt as if the author was full of herself and not really saying anything new. Granted, this book is a bit out of date, but I don't feel like she was saying anything ... Read full review

Review: The Beauty Myth

User Review  - Annika - Goodreads

If the author would have climbed down from the soap box she was standing on and stopped lashing out slogans every other sentence it would actually have been a good read. I really could not take it ... Read full review

Review: The Beauty Myth

User Review  - Sabrina Ali - Goodreads

Good as far as it goes. I hand it to the author that she notes her racial and class perspective from the outset, but there are assumptions that she makes in the book that make it less relevant for me (a woman of color). Bell Hooks articles are far more germane to me. Read full review

Review: The Beauty Myth

User Review  - Erin - Goodreads

Eh. Like reading a really long graduate student thesis. Read full review

Review: The Beauty Myth

User Review  - Adrianna - Goodreads

blahblahblah feminismfeminismfeminism blahblahblah Either this book is outdated or I have more self-esteem than I thought. My biggest problem was the huge generalizations about the genders and the lack of acknowledgment that men also face oppressing stereotypes to look and act a certain way. Read full review

Review: The Beauty Myth

User Review  - judy - Goodreads

ugh. Read full review


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