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Club Book with Peggy Orenstein

09/25/2018 - 6:30pm

Award-winning journalist and feminist icon Peggy Orenstein is a leading voice in the national conversations around gender norms and expectations. Her influential exposés include Cinderella Ate My Daughter: Dispatches from the Front Lines of the New Girlie-Girl Culture (2011) and Girls & Sex: Navigating the Complicated New Landscape (2016). Orenstein has also penned a bestselling and candid memoir about her personal struggles with infertility and motherhood. She has been featured on a dozen major media outlets, including NightlineCBS This Morning, The Today Show, and NPR’s Fresh Air and Morning Edition. In 2012, the Columbia Journalism Review named Orenstein one of “40 Women Who Changed the Media Business Over 40 Years.” Her latest project is a wide-ranging anthology, Don’t Call Me Princess: Essays on Girls, Women, Sex and LifeLibrary Journal – among a host of other publications – praised it with a starred review, sure to “enrich the reader’s understanding of everything from abortion laws, to breast cancer, to pornography and body image.”

This event is hosted by the Washington County Library.

 

Location: 
R.H. Stafford Library
8595 Central Park Pl
Woodbury, MN 55125
Book List: 
Cinderella Ate My Daughter: Dispatches from the Front Lines of the New Girlie-Girl Culture Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780061711534
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Harper Paperbacks - January 31st, 2012

Girls & Sex: Navigating the Complicated New Landscape Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780062209740
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Harper Paperbacks - March 7th, 2017

Don't Call Me Princess: Essays on Girls, Women, Sex, and Life Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062688903
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Harper Paperbacks - February 27th, 2018