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“Lively, astute, and ferocious. . . . The Feminine Mystique should be required reading for anyone who cares
- Rachel Shteir, Chronicle of Higher Education
“Brilliant. . . . [Friedan] succeeded where no other feminist writer had. She touched the lives of ordinary readers.”
- Louis Menand, The New Yorker
“If you want to understand the passion that helped fire up the modern women’s movement, there may be no better place to
start than with The Feminine Mystique.”
- Lynn Neary, NPR
About the Author
Betty Friedan (1921–2006), a transformational leader of the women’s movement, founded the National Organization for
Women (NOW) and authored many works, including The Second Stage, The Fountain of Age, and Life So Far.
Gail Collins, the best-selling author of When Everything Changed: The Amazing Journey of American Women from 1960 to the
Present, is a national columnist for the New York Times. She lives in New York City.
Anna Quindlen is an award-winning columnist and novelist. She left journalism in 1995 to write fiction full time and has
published three bestsellers. She lives in New York City.