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  • Men Explain Things to Me

  • By: Rebecca Solnit
  • Narrated by: Lucy Christian Bell
  • Length: 2 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 89
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 83
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 81

Rebecca Solnit's essay 'Men Explain Things to Me' has become a touchstone of the feminist movement, inspired the term 'mansplaining', and established Solnit as one of the leading feminist thinkers of our time - one who has inspired everyone from radical activists to Beyonce Knowles. Collected here in print for the first time is the essay itself, along with the best of Solnit's feminist writings.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Great essays, awful perky narration

  • By trulymadlysalsa on 05-02-18

Such annoying narration!

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Reviewed: 16-08-18

The lady narrating sounds like she should be narrating an episode of desperate housewives. I tried a few times to listen but couldn’t get past her voice. What a shame. The book does seem a little simple in its premise, so not one of my favourites.

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