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Reading Women releases new episodes every Wednesday. Each month features two episodes on the same theme—one highlighting a range of titles and one discussing two titles more in depth—and two author interviews with women writers whose work we’ve loved.

Interview with Rebecca Traister

We talk with Rebecca Traister about her latest book Good and Mad: The Revolutionary Power of Women’s Anger. Rebecca Traister’s book All the Single Ladies won the 2016 Reading Women Award for nonfiction. Find the full version of the show notes for this episode on our website.

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Books Mentioned

Good and Mad: The Revolutionary Power of Women’s Anger by Rebecca TraisterRebecca Recommends

Eloquent Rage: A Black feminist Discovers Her Superpower by Brittney Cooper

Rage Becomes Her: The Power of Women’s Anger by Soraya Chemaly

An American Marriage by Tayari Jones

Author Bio

REBECCA TRAISTER is writer at large for New York magazine and a contributing editor at Elle. A National Magazine Award finalist, she has written about women in politics, media, and entertainment from a feminist perspective for The New Republic and Salon and has also contributed to The Nation, The New York Observer, The New York Times, The Washington Post, Vogue, Glamour and Marie Claire. She is the author of All the Single Ladies and the award-winning Big Girls Don’t Cry. She lives in New York with her family.

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