Dolly Parton doesn’t call herself a feminist. She’s made that clear in interviews over her six-decade career. But it doesn’t matter what label she embraces: Parton is an icon, and she’s a hero to many women who hear their lives reflected in her extensive song catalog.
Sarah Smarsh knows Parton’s influence well. Smarsh is the…
Stay on top of new releases: Sign up for our enewsletters to receive reading recommendations in your favorite genres every Tuesday.