Men Explain Things to Me

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Haymarket Books, May 6, 2014 - Social Science - 100 pages
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A landmark essay that went viral, inspired the word “mansplaining,” and prompted fierce arguments.

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User Review  - MargaretPinardAuthor - LibraryThing

The first half was what I thought the book would be about, and the second half drifted to touch on some of the themes of Solnit's other works. I'm a big fan of hers, so it was interesting, but the ... Read full review

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User Review  - froxgirl - LibraryThing

Of course I chose this for the title, but it turned out to be a good read. The author had written a critically praised non-fiction book and, at a party, was lectured about the book by a man who (a ... Read full review

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About the author (2014)

Writer, historian, and activist Rebecca Solnit is the author of fourteen books about civil society, popular power, uprisings, art, environment, place, pleasure, politics, hope, and memory, most recently The Faraway Nearby, a book on empathy and storytelling. She is a Harper’s contributing editor.

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