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Book Review: The truth will set you free, but first it will piss you off! Thoughts on life, love, and rebellion

Book Review: The truth will set you free, but first it will piss you off! Thoughts on life, love,... Book Review Affilia: Journal of Women and Social Work 1-2 Book Review ª The Author(s) 2021 Article reuse guidelines: sagepub.com/journals-permissions journals.sagepub.com/home/aff Steinem, G. (2019). The truth will set you free, but first it will piss you off! Thoughts on life, love, and rebellion. Murdoch Books. 192 pp. $18.47 or £9.99 (hardback), ISBN 978-1-911-632597. Reviewed by: Aishwarya Bhuta , Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India DOI: 10.1177/08861099211001473 Replete with wit and wisdom, Gloria Steinem’s latest book is a journey into the world of hope and change. It is another jewel in her crown, which joins the likes of her several previous, moving essay collections such as Outrageous Acts and Everyday Rebellions (1983), Revolution From Within (1992), and Moving Beyond Words (1994). Two decades later, her autobiography, My Life on the Road (2015), was published. Another four years later, as Steinem returns with another book, her never-fading aura and indomitable spirit radiate through every page. Borrowing from poetry, liter- ature, philosophy, and narratives, the author contemplates life, love, and everything else. This most recent book, comprising six short essays and tens of quotes, is a bold and brazen feminist manifesto. Feminism and intersectionality are the leitmotifs. Each essay is followed by http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Affilia SAGE

Book Review: The truth will set you free, but first it will piss you off! Thoughts on life, love, and rebellion

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Book Review Affilia: Journal of Women and Social Work 1-2 Book Review ª The Author(s) 2021 Article reuse guidelines: sagepub.com/journals-permissions journals.sagepub.com/home/aff Steinem, G. (2019). The truth will set you free, but first it will piss you off! Thoughts on life, love, and rebellion. Murdoch Books. 192 pp. $18.47 or £9.99 (hardback), ISBN 978-1-911-632597. Reviewed by: Aishwarya Bhuta , Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India DOI: 10.1177/08861099211001473 Replete with wit and wisdom, Gloria Steinem’s latest book is a journey into the world of hope and change. It is another jewel in her crown, which joins the likes of her several previous, moving essay collections such as Outrageous Acts and Everyday Rebellions (1983), Revolution From Within (1992), and Moving Beyond Words (1994). Two decades later, her autobiography, My Life on the Road (2015), was published. Another four years later, as Steinem returns with another book, her never-fading aura and indomitable spirit radiate through every page. Borrowing from poetry, liter- ature, philosophy, and narratives, the author contemplates life, love, and everything else. This most recent book, comprising six short essays and tens of quotes, is a bold and brazen feminist manifesto. Feminism and intersectionality are the leitmotifs. Each essay is followed by

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