Selfish, Shallow and Self-Absorbed download free [PDF and Ebook] by Meghan Daum

Selfish, Shallow and Self-Absorbed download free [PDF and Ebook] by Meghan Daum year 2016
  • Book name: Selfish, Shallow and Self-Absorbed
  • Author: Meghan Daum
  • Release date: 2016/11/16
  • Publisher: PICADOR USA
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Poetry and Drama
  • ISBN: 9781250081643
  • Rating: 7.77 of 10
  • Votes: 531
  • Review by: Anya Montoya
  • Review rating: 8.11 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/9
  • Total pages: 288
  • Includes a PDF summary of 31 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: One of the most provocative and talked-about books of the year, Selfish, Shallow, and Self-Absorbed is the stunning collection exploring one of society's most vexing taboos. One of the main topics of cultural conversation during the last decade was the supposed 'fertility crisis,' and whether modern women could figure out a way to have it all-a successful career and the required 2.3 children-before their biological clock stopped ticking. Now, however, conversation has turned to whether it's necessary to have it all (see Anne-Marie Slaughter) or, perhaps more controversial, whether children are really a requirement for a fulfilling life. In this exciting and controversial collection of essays, curated by writer Meghan Daum, thirteen acclaimed female writers explain why they have chosen to eschew motherhood. Contributors include Lionel Shriver, Sigrid Nunez, Kate Christiensen, Elliott Holt, Geoff Dyer, and Tim Kreider, among others, who will give a unique perspective on the overwhelming cultural pressure of parenthood.This collection makes a smart and passionate case for why parenthood is not the only path to a happy, productive life, and takes our parent-centric, kid-fixated, baby-bump-patrolling culture to task in the process. In this book, that shadowy faction known as the childless-by-choice comes out into the light.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 15H21M35S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Philosophy Of Mind, Advice On Parenting, Gender Studies: Women, Society & Culture: General, Literary Essays, Family & Relationships
  • Available formats: EPUB, XPS, DOC, PML, PDF, WORD, JPEG, TXT. Compressed in ZIP, GZ, RAR, TBZ2
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 14.24 USD
  • Dimensions: 139x208x20mm
  • Weight: 274g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: New York, United States
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