Not That Bad

Not That Bad

Dispatches From Rape Culture

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"In this valuable and revealing anthology, cultural critic and bestselling author Roxane Gay collects original and previously published pieces that address what it means to live in a world where women have to measure the harassment, violence, and aggression they face, and where they are "routinely second-guessed, blown off, discredited, denigrated, besmirched, belittled, patronized, mocked, shamed, gaslit, insulted, bullied" for speaking out. Highlighting the stories of well-known actors, writers, and experts, as well as new voices being published for the first time, Not That Bad covers a wide range of topics and experiences, from an exploration of the rape epidemic embedded in the refugee crisis to first-person accounts of child molestation and street harassment. Often deeply personal and always unflinchingly honest, this provocative collection both reflects the world we live in and offers a call to arms insisting that "not that bad" must no longer be good enough."--Page [2] of cover.
Publisher: New York, NY :, Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers,, [2018]
Edition: First edition.
Copyright Date: ©2018
ISBN: 9780062851468
0062851462
9780062413512
0062413511
Branch Call Number: 364.1532 Not 04/2018
Characteristics: xii, 350 pages :,illustrations ;,24 cm
Additional Contributors: Gay, Roxane - Editor

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