“Well-behaved women don’t make history: difficult women do.”
Lauded by Caitlin Moran, Mary Beard and Caroline Criado Perez amongst many others, Helen Lewis joins us to discuss her brilliantly unapologetic book, which reclaims feminist history from impossibly perfect heroines and gives it back to a rollcall of complicated, contradictory and downright difficult women. It’s a tale of bombings, arson and bad sex; lesbian politicians and wronged Victorian wives. A rousing read for faint-hearted feminists everywhere and a pertinent reminder that the battle for equality goes on, even during the C-19 crisis.
Chair: Matt d’Ancona, Editor and Partner, Tortoise
Buy Helen’s book Difficult Women from Blackwell’s here.
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