A Politically Incorrect Feminist

The word memoir comes from the French memoire, meaning "memory" and it is an apt description of Phyllis Chesler's latest book titled A Politically Incorrect Feminist: Creating a Movement with Bitches, Lunatics, Dykes, Prodigies, Warriors, and Wonder Women.  It takes Chesler's readers into her world as she remembers, reminisces, and reflects on her myriad experiences. As a Jewish immigrant daughter, Chesler saw firsthand the degrading conditions of women in the Muslim Middle East.  As one of the leaders during the heady days of mid-20th century feminism she was enthralled by the potential for change, and finally as a scarred and experienced warrior, she recounts the stinging rebukes of people she once called close friends.  It is the evolution of a person who revels in a good fight and who understands that courage can come in many different ways including calling out those she once greatly admired.  It is also "dedicated to the men who...(Read Full Article)

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