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Men: Notes from an Ongoing Investigation From The Notoriously Contrarian Author Of Against Love, A Witty And Probing Examination Of Why Badly Behaved Men Have Been Her Lifelong Fascination, On And Off The PageIt S No Secret That Men Often Behave In Intemperate Ways, But In Recent Years We Ve Witnessed So Many Spectacular Public Displays Of Male Excess Disgraced Politicians, Erotically Desperate Professors, Fallen Sports Icons That We Re Left To Wonder Whether Something Has Come Unwired In The Collective Male PsycheIn The Essays Collected Here, Laura Kipnis Revisits The Archetypes Of Wayward Masculinity That Have Captured Her Imagination Over The Years, Scrutinizing Men Who Have Figured In Her Own Life Alongside Controversial Public Examples Slicing Through The Usual Clich S About The Differences Between The Sexes, Kipnis Mixes Intellectual Rigor And Wit To Give Us Compelling Survey Of The Affinities, Jealousies, Longings, And Erotics That Structure The Male Female Bond


About the Author: Laura Kipnis

Laura Kipnis is the author of Against Love A Polemic How to Become A Scandal The Female Thing Bound and Gagged and the upcoming Men Notes from an Ongoing Observation out in November Her books have been translated into fifteen languages She s written essays and criticism for Slate, Harper s, Playboy, New York Times Magazine, New York Times Book Review, and Bookforum A former filmmaker, she teaches filmmaking at Northwestern University She lives in Chicago and New York.



10 thoughts on “Men: Notes from an Ongoing Investigation

  1. says:

    On a process level, Men Notes from an Ongoing Investigation is a successful essay collection Kipnis is a fluid writer with an eye for the mot justeshe varies he


  2. says:

    At one point in my reading, Goodreads in its infinite Twitter wisdom sent out the Tweet 88% done with Menwhich my younger brother promptly pounced upon I just wanted to


  3. says:

    The title of this collection almost belies the wide range of topics Kipnis covers across 14 essays The cover is kitschy, but the essays are deft especially The Lothario, Groper


  4. says:

    I have never read Pride Prejudice, but I picked up the basics of its plot quickly If you ve never experienced it but have lived through a few years of American cultural productions, it


  5. says:

    Having read this in tandem with Men Explain Things To Me by Rebecca Solnit, herewith a double review.Laura Kipnis is one of those happy warrior feminists whom I m always keen to read Her essay


  6. says:

    In her essays, the author takes a look at men from the perspective of exposing certain negative traits, and then finding some value in those faults not that she doesn t find many of the traits problem


  7. says:

    I expectedfrom this bookdissection of men andlightheartedness The cover and title created that expectation instead I got essays that are almost incidentally about men, which probably made it a stronger book T


  8. says:

    Laura Kipnis, a film studies professor who s made a name for herself in irreverent yet provocative writings on feminism, collects a number of essays loosely strung together in this entertaining book I m not sure that


  9. says:

    Facetiously, I want to say not enough misandry.In aserious vein I was really disappointed by this I liked Kipnis Against Love , so was looking forward to reading this collection of essays Some of it was enjoyable enough I ac


  10. says:

    If I had taken the time to discover who Kipnis is and what she represents before borrowing the book I would have found this .cultural critic and essayist whose work focuses on sexual politics, gender issues, aesthetics, popular cult


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