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Reasonable Creatures
Reasonable Creatures: Essays on Women and Feminism | Katha Pollitt
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Nominated for the National Book Critics Circle Award, this brilliant, insightful, controversial, and courageous book contains the best of Pollitt's pieces, which have galvanized readers of The Nation, The New Yorker and The New York Times, on subjects that range from abortion and breast implants to date-rape, marriage, the media, and violence.
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“But our response to it [male violence] is almost always to dismiss the perpetrator with routine expressions of shock and focus our real attention on the behaviour of the victim - usually to find something wrong with it.”

Written 23 years ago and yet so many times it feels as if little has changed.