Thirty Ways of Looking at Hillary: Women Writers Reflect on the Candidate and What Her Campaign Meant

Thirty Ways of Looking at Hillary: Women Writers Reflect on the Candidate and What Her Campaign Meant

by Susan Morrison


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No one else in the political arena inspires as wide a range of passionate feelings as Hillary Rodham Clinton. Cold or competent, overachiever or pioneer, too radical or too moderate, she continues to overturn the assumptions we make about her. In Thirty Ways of Looking at Hillary, New Yorker editor Susan Morrison has compiled a timely collection of original pieces by America's most notable women writers. The result is a dazzling and revealing pointillist portrait of this complex and controversial politician.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780061455940
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 12/23/2008
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 5.20(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Susan Morrison has been the articles editor of The New Yorker for twelve years. She is the former editor in chief of the New York Observer, an original editor of SPY magazine, and the onetime features director of Vogue. She lives in New York City with her two daughters.

What People are Saying About This

Michiko Kakutani

“Intriguing…. These essays attest to the infinite subjectivity of people’s views, the pure relativism of perception….This volume of reflections corroborates Mrs. Clinton’s own long-ago observation that she is ‘a Rorschach test’ for voters.”

Elizabeth Benedict

“The collection gathers strength as the variety and ferocity of opinions, insights, disappointments, and projections unfolds, often revealing more about the writers than about Hillary, and more about our warring notions of power, politics, and sex roles than it seems possible to hold in any brain at one time.”

Tina Brown

“Immensely satisfying and very entertaining.”

Hendrik Hertzberg

“A cascade of crackling insights about gender, marriage, work, and politics that yields genuine literary pleasure.”

Rush & Molloy

“[A] chewy must-read.”

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