In Praise of Difficult Women by Karen Karbo

In Praise of Difficult Women

From Frida Kahlo and Elizabeth Taylor to Nora Ephron, Carrie Fisher, and Lena Dunham, this witty narrative explores what we can learn from the imperfect and extraordinary legacies of 29 iconic women who forged their own unique paths in the world.Smart, sassy, and unapologetically feminine, this elegantly illustrated book is an ode to the bold and charismatic women of modern history. Best-selling author Karen Karbo (The Gospel According to Coco Ch...

Details In Praise of Difficult Women

TitleIn Praise of Difficult Women
Release DateFeb 27th, 2018
PublisherNational Geographic Society
GenreNonfiction, History, Feminism, Social Movements, Social Justice, Womens

Reviews In Praise of Difficult Women

  • Sara Cutaia
    WOMEN RULE! I loved these small glimpses into the lives and backstory of the powerful women we all know and love. This allowed us to know and love them a little bit more.
  • Alisha Marie
    Sigh. I was so looking forward to reading In Praise of Difficult Women. Then, I took a look at the contents page, said "Typical..." and started to read. Look, there are some good things about In Praise of Difficult Women and some of it was well done. However, there was some glaring oversight.The Good: Some of the essays in In Praise of Difficult Women were really well-done. These essays just gave you a taste of what these women were like. Enough ...
  • Victoria Gilbert
    Looking forward to this 😊
  • SundayAtDusk
    Karen Karbo has composed short biographies of 29 women she believes didn't allow others to define for them how to live. These are her choices and any readers who don't like the women she chose can, of course, write their own books. That's the type of statement a "difficult" woman would make, and it can rightfully be said. I found many of the bios interesting, and only didn't finish reading a few that I found uncaptivating. My biggest problem with...