Shrill: Notes From A Loud Woman
  • Shrill: Notes From A Loud Woman
  • Shrill: Notes From A Loud Woman
  • Shrill: Notes From A Loud Woman
  • Shrill: Notes From A Loud Woman
ISBN: 0316348465
EAN13: 9780316348461
Language: English
Release Date: Feb 28, 2017
Pages: 272
Dimensions: 0.71" H x 7.8" L x 5.12" W
Weight: 0.49 lbs.
Format: Paperback
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Shrill is an uproarious memoir, a feminist rallying cry in a world that thinks gender politics are tedious and that women, especially feminists, can't be funny.

Coming of age in a culture that demands women be as small, quiet, and compliant as possible -- like a porcelain dove that will also have sex with you -- writer and humoristLindy West quickly discovered that she was anything but.

From a painfully shy childhood in which she tried, unsuccessfully, to hide her big body and even bigger opinions; to her public war with stand-up comedians over rape jokes; to her struggle to convince herself, and then the world, that fat people have value; to her accidental activism and never-ending battle royale with Internet trolls, Lindy narrates her life with a blend of humor and pathos that manages to make a trip to the abortion clinic funny and wring tears out of a story about diarrhea.

With inimitable good humor, vulnerability, and boundless charm, Lindy boldly shares how to survive in a world where not all stories are created equal and not all bodies are treated with equal respect, and how to weather hatred, loneliness, harassment, and loss, and walk away laughing. Shrill provocatively dissects what it means to become self-aware the hard way, to go from wanting to be silent and invisible to earning a living defending the silenced in all caps.

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