Women are telling their own stories in non-fiction in a way that doesn’t protect or excuse men, and they’re selling. Shouldn’t be news. Is. Here are a few titles, examined.
The misogynistic stereotype is that women’s very voices are grating and shrill, especially when raised in anything but a cheerleader-bright yell. But women have long comprised the lion’s share of literary consumers, and, evidently, ache to see elevated what has long merited serious attention.