Girlhood by Melissa Febos


Melissa Febos

320 pages first pub 2021 (editions)

nonfiction feminism gender memoir reflective medium-paced


A gripping set of stories about the forces that shape girls and the adults they become. A wise and brilliant guide to transforming the self and our society. In her powerful new book, critically acclaimed author Melissa Febos examines the narrativ...

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reflective 91%
emotional 78%
challenging 56%
dark 37%
informative 35%
sad 22%
inspiring 19%
hopeful 18%
tense 9%
funny 5%
adventurous 2%


medium 72%
slow 21%
fast 6%

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