My book review of The Good Mother Myth: Redefining Motherhood to Fit Reality (edited by Avital Norman Nathman) was published on Brain / Child: The Magazine for Thinking Mothers on Dec. 27, 2013. Click here for the link.
Women’s Review of Books, Jan/Feb 2013. Review of Those Girls: Single Women in Sixties and Seventies Popular Culture, by Katherine J. Lehman. Download PDF.
Review of Setting the Table for Julia Child: Gourmet Dining in America, 1934 – 1961, by David Strauss.
A Review of Stephanie Coontz, A Strange Stirring: The Feminine Mystique and American Women at the Dawn of the 1960s, and Stephanie Staal, Reading Women: How the Great Books of Feminism Changed My Life
Review of Gretchen Lemke-Santangelo, Daughters of Aquarius: Women of the Sixties Counterculture
Review of Courtney E. Martin, Perfect Girls, Starving Daughters: The Frightening New Normalcy of Hating Your Body, Gina Kolata, Rethinking Thin: The New Science of Weight Loss—and The Myths, and Realities, of Dieting, and Jennifer Ackerman, Sex, Sleep, Eat, Drink, Dream: A Day in the Life of Your Body
Review of Pamela Stone, Opting Out? Why Women Really Quit Careers and Head Home, and Sylvia Ann Hewlett, On Ramps and Off-Ramps: Keeping Talented Women on the Road to Success
Review of Lucinda Franks, My Father’s Secret War: A Memoir
Review of Kathryn Hughes, The Short Life and Long Times of Mrs. Beeton: The First Domestic Goddess
Review of Rima D. Apple, Perfect Motherhood: Science and Childrearing in America and Jane L. Rankin, Parenting Experts: Their Advice, The Research, and Getting it Right
Review of Francine DuPlessix Gray, Them: A Memoir of Parents
An essay in Altering American Consciousness: Essays on the History of Alcohol and Drug Use in the United States, edited by Sarah W. Tracy and Caroline J. Acker. (University of Massachusetts Press, 2004)
Review of Jeffrey P. Moran, Teaching Sex: The Shaping of the Adolescence in the 20th Century
Review of Daniel Horowitz, Betty Friedan and the Making of The Feminine Mystique