I'm Audible's first Editor-at-Large, the host of In Bed with Susie Bright -- and a longtime author, editor, journo, and bookworm. I listen to audio when I'm cooking, playing cards, knitting, going to bed, waking up, driving, and putting other people's kids to bed! My favorite audiobooks, ever, are: "True Grit" and "The Dog of the South."
Mattilda's rant got the whole community talking—personal, strong, and compelling, about how gay life is not all white parties in Miami.
Here are thirty short stories and essays that play with race concepts and body issues in the gay men's community. Whether it’s being gay and disabled—or growing up gay, South Asian, and living in Ohio—the attitude is indignant, confidential, painful, nostalgic, funny, and activist.
One of the most honest, non-judgmental books about women and drinking I’ve ever come across. Women’s relationships with alcohol are many faceted, and this book hits all the angles.
Some, like the opening story by Pam Houston of several of her parents’s drunken car-crashes over the years of her childhood, are horrifying. Others explore the joys of drunken bonding with friends. Asra Nomani writes of attitudes hypocrisies in the American Muslim community.
Superlative writing from fine authors who aren’t afraid of examining their lives and relationships with alcohol.
Romance, dating, sex, and—Muslim women talking for themselves! Talk about taboos broken and stereotypes torpedoed.
This book has made a huge impression everywhere it's been discussed-- and there's not a book critic in America who hasn't weighed in. The title sounds titillating, but these real-life stories are frank, earnest, and real.
Nura Maznavi and Ayesha Mattu made fantastic selections, there's not one repitition or predictable exposition.
Smart, confident, funny and well-crafted. Moran pulls no punches when discussing the hardest choices women make, everything from abortion to what to call one's private parts. The modern handbook for feminsim.