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'Forensic and clever' – Afua Hirsch, The Times Literary Supplement
'Reminds us that while revealing individual misogynists is hard, uprooting misogyny is much harder' – Washington Post
This October we are delighted to be publishing Down Girl by Kate Manne. Misogyny is a hot topic, yet it's often misunderstood. What is misogyny exactly? How does misogyny contrast with sexism, and why is it prone to persist – or increase – even when sexist gender roles are waning?
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Today, we need a Left Book Club for the twenty-first century.
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