In her insightful and hilarious book The Witches are Coming, comedian and activist Lindy West provides a scathing critique of modern American culture.
“We need new work that actively challenges old assumptions, that offers radical models for how to conceive of ourselves and how to treat each other.”
The author does this by eviscerating the myths we tell ourselves.
- On “pull yourself up by your bootstraps”:
- Politics get its due:
- Why structural inequality is everyone’s problem:
- On abortion access:
- Why what we does matters:
Published in 2019, this book won’t be for everyone. The author is strongly opinionated and uses colorful language, but it is a compelling addition to feminist analysis of American culture.