Bloomsbury

9781635572520

STARRED REVIEW

Girlhood

Anyone raised as a girl will be able to relate to something in Girlhood, and those who weren’t will marvel at this book’s transformative perspective.

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Review of ‘Girlhood’

Girlhood is a time of life that’s often idealized as innocent and safe. This, of course, speaks to our gendered expectations for the so-called fairer sex. But the truth about girls’ early lives is more complex. Girlhood can be exploited just as often as it is protected, and Melissa Febos brings these complications to the…

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