Scanlon's Bad Girls Go Everywhere in (and Across) The Atlantic, Sparking Conversation Along the Way
Story posted August 18, 2009
Bad Girls Go Everywhere: The Life of Helen Gurley Brown (Oxford University Press, March 2009), the critically acclaimed biography of the longtime Cosmopolitan magazine editor by Professor of Gender and Women's Studies Jennifer Scanlon, is reviewed in the September 2009 issue of The Atlantic.
Author Caitlin Flanagan's review, "Sex and the Married Man," which asserts that Brown's life has never been dedicated to any cause other than landing a husband, takes issue with Scanlon's premise that Brown belongs in the pantheon of 20th century women who ushered in so-called second-wave feminism.
Read the review.
The online magazine Salon, which reviewed Scanlon's book in April, was quick to come to Helen Gurley Brown's defense, posting a response on its Web site.
Read the article.
Bad Girls Go Everywhere Including Europe
Released overseas this summer, Bad Girls Go Everywhere continues to make headlines from the U.K. to Turkey.
- The Times Literary Supplement [London] (July 31, 2009)
- De Journalist [Germany] (July 29, 2009)
- Times Higher Education (July 23, 2009)
- Svenska Dagbladet [Sweden] (July 2, 2009)
- Irish Times (June 27, 2009)
- Daily Mail [U.K.] (June 22, 2009)
- The Sunday Times [London] (June 21, 2009)
- London Evening Standard (June 19, 2009)
- The Guardian [London] (June 12, 2009)
- The Times [London] (June 11, 2009)
- The Guardian [London] (May 17, 2009)
- Hürriyet [Turkey] (May 9, 2009)
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