Books by Gerri Hirshey

NOT PRETTY ENOUGH by Gerri Hirshey
Released: July 12, 2016

"Unlike numerous other biographers, Hirshey never falls into the trap of reductionism. Although Brown sometimes presents contradictions that cannot be easily resolved, the author portrays the complexities with skill."
Journalist Hirshey (We Gotta Get Out of This Place: The True, Tough Story of Women in Rock, 2001, etc.) presents a deeply researched biography of daring author and hugely influential magazine editor Helen Gurley Brown (1922-2012). Read full book review >
Released: April 1, 2001

"An overly slick but still appealing treatment of a worthwhile subject."
Rock writer Hirshey (Nowhere to Run, not reviewed) gives an emotionally charged, densely packed tour of women making popular music across five decades. Read full book review >