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The Mother of All Questions
Further Reports from the Feminist Revolutions
Rebecca Solnit’s follow-up to the national bestseller Men Explain Things to Me includes her new essays on feminism.

Praise for Men Explain Things to Me:

"It's a fraught time to be female in America (or should I say fraught-er), and Rebecca Solnit's Men Explain Things to Me is the most clarifying, soothing, and socially aware document I've read on the topic this year."—Lena Dunham, Wall Street Journal

"The Antidote to Mansplaining."—The Stranger

"Feminist, frequently funny, unflinchingly honest, and often scathing in its conclusions."—Salon

In a timely and incisive follow-up to her national bestseller Men Explain Things to Me, Rebecca Solnit offers sharp commentary on women who refuse to be silenced, misogynistic violence, the fragile masculinity of the literary canon, the gender binary, the recent history of rape jokes, and much more.

In characteristic style, Solnit mixes humor, keen analysis, and sharp insight in these eleven essays.

Writer, historian, and activist Rebecca Solnit is the author of sixteen books about environment, landscape, community, art, politics, hope, and memory, including the national bestseller Men Explain Things to Me, Hope in the Dark, The Faraway Nearby, A Paradise Built in Hell, A Field Guide to Getting Lost, Wanderlust: A History of Walking, and River of Shadows: Eadweard Muybridge and the Technological Wild West (for which she received a Guggenheim, the National Book Critics Circle Award in criticism and the Lannan Literary Award). A product of the California public education system from kindergarten to graduate school, she is a contributing editor to Harper's.

Other books by Rebecca Solnit

  • Los Hombres Me Explican Cosas

    A landmark essay that went viral, inspired the word “mansplaining,” and prompted fierce arguments.
  • Hope in the Dark

    Solnit reminds us of how changed the world has been by the activism of the past five decades.
  • Men Explain Things To Me

    A landmark essay that went viral, inspired the word “mansplaining,” and prompted fierce arguments.