Books by Vivian Gornick
Interviews where books by Vivian Gornick were recommended
No Turning Back: The History of Feminism and the Future of Women
by Estelle Freedman
The Solitude of Self: Thinking about Elizabeth Cady Stanton
by Vivian Gornick
The Grounding of Modern Feminism
by Nancy Cott
Welfare Warriors: The Welfare Rights Movement in the United States
by Premilla Nadasen
Dear Sisters: Dispatches from the Women's Liberation Movement
by Linda Gordon & Rosalyn Baxandall
The fight for women’s liberation and equality under patriarchy spans centuries of history, and is still being waged today—but what lessons can feminist movements like #MeToo learn from suffragettes and black feminist activists? Fordham historian Kirsten Swinth explores the best books on feminism, and makes a powerful case for modern feminists listening to early foremothers.
Every year, the judges of the PEN/Diamonstein-Spielvogel Award for the Art of the Essay search out the best book of essays written in the past year and draw attention to the author’s entire body of work. Here, Adam Gopnik, writer, journalist and PEN essay prize judge, emphasizes the role of the essay in bearing witness and explains why the five collections that reached the 2021 shortlist are, in their different ways, so important.