Books by Paula Kamen

Paula Kamen is the author of Her Way: Young Women Remake the Sexual Revolution and Feminist Fatale. Her commentaries and satires have appeared in the New York Times, the Washington Post, Salon, Ms., Might Magazine, and the Chicago Tribune, as well as in m


BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 1, 2007

"A disquieting reminder of the old maxim, 'The dead can't answer back.'"
An attempt to explain a friend's baffling suicide. Read full book review >
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 1, 2005

"Sharp, entertaining, informative, and blessedly free of poor-me-see-how-I-suffered-ism."
A darkly witty account of Kamen's long search for a cure for her headache, melded with a report on medicine's failure to solve the mystery of headaches and society's reluctance to take them seriously—especially when it's a woman who has them. Read full book review >
NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 15, 1991

"A highly responsible and eye-opening work—and an excellent complement to Susan Faludi's Backlash (reviewed above)."
A startling view of the younger generation's attitude toward feminism, in which the older feminist generation is roundly criticized and a new style of exploration emerges. Read full book review >