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Spinster

Making a Life of One's Own

by Kate Bolick

Spinster by Kate Bolick X
Spinster by Kate Bolick
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  • First Published:
    Apr 2015, 336 pages
    Paperback:
    Apr 2016, 336 pages

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Unfortunately, I was turned off to this book after reading the first sentence, "Whom to marry and when will it happen - these two questions define every woman's existence."

While I enjoyed reading about Neith Boyce, Maeve Brennan,Charlotte Perkins Gilman, Edna St. Vincent Millay, and Edith Warton, I strongly disliked what I perceive to be Bolick's self-obsessed, cynical attitude.
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