The collection of essays, Bad Feminist, by RTC alumna Roxane Gay (PhD 2010) has just been named to The Atlantic’s “The Best Book I Read this Year” list. Here’s an excerpt from Tanvi Misra’s review:
The essays jump from her childhood obsession with Sweet Valley High to why she hates Django Unchained. (“My slavery revenge fantasy would probably involve being able to read and write without fear of punishment or persecution coupled with a long vacation in Paris.”) She’s hilarious. But she also confronts more difficult issues of race, sexual assault, body image, and the immigrant experience. She makes herself vulnerable and it’s refreshing.
Here’s the link to the full article.