Books by Peggy Orenstein

Peggy Orenstein is an award-winning writer, editor and speaker about issues affecting girls and women. She is the author of Flux: Women on Sex, Work, Kids, Love and Life in a Half-Changed World (Doubleday/Anchor), an examination of the politics and psycho

DON'T CALL ME PRINCESS by Peggy Orenstein
Released: Feb. 27, 2018

"A sharp, timely collection of essays."
A feminist journalist gathers some of her most influential pieces. Read full book review >
GIRLS AND SEX by Peggy Orenstein
Released: March 29, 2016

"Ample, valuable information on the way young women in America perceive and react to their sexual environment."
An examination of the newest trends in the sex lives of young women in America. Read full book review >
Released: Feb. 1, 2011

"Intelligent and richly insightful."
New York Times Magazine contributor Orenstein (Waiting for Daisy, 2007, etc.) investigates the impact of early sexualization on girls. Read full book review >
Released: Sept. 1, 1994

"A comprehensive bibliography and annotated notes enhance Orenstein's ardent and significant exploration of the adolescent roots of key women's issues. (First serial to the New York Times Magazine)"
An intimate and provocative glimpse into the lives of adolescent schoolgirls at two West Coast middle schools by journalist Orenstein (formerly managing editor of Mother Jones). Read full book review >