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Are Men Necessary?: When Sexes Collide

3 Ratings: 0.7
A book by Maureen Dowd

She may be smart, incisive, witty, and keenly observant but with the release ofAre Men Necessary?--a series of pithy (some might say piqued) ruminations on the sexes--Maureen Dowd will never, ever be championed by guys. Not that she cares. Even those … see full wiki

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Author: Maureen Dowd
Publisher: Putnam Adult
2 reviews about Are Men Necessary?: When Sexes Collide
review by . April 21, 2012
   I never like those "Men are from . . . . Women are from . . . . " formulations because they are usually trite and forced, and Dowd would agree.  She is from everywhere in this collection of essays on different fronts of the gender gap.      I'd say "gender wars" but she would blame George W. Bush for starting them, which she does, actually.  Most of the pieces, about dating, money, work, body image, and politics in the post-feminist …
review by . January 31, 2006
Is this the bashing of a gender? I picked up the book with curiosity piqued by a controversial title, "Are Men Necessary? When Sexes Collide" by Maureen Dowd, a Pulitzer-Prize-winning New York Times op-ed columnist, who has long been a favorite of mine because of her biting and inciteful (and insightful) commentary. The noir cover incites nearly as much as the title, with a redhead in a bright red clingy dress and red stilettos, surrounded by a busload of leering men. One might think this tome will …
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