Sex Object

Sex Object

Synopsis

Author and Guardian US columnist Jessica Valenti has been leading the national conversation on gender and politics for over a decade. Now, in a darkly funny and bracing memoir, Valenti explores the toll that sexism takes from the every day to the existential. 

Sex Object explores the painful, funny, embarrassing, and sometimes illegal moments that shaped Valenti’s adolescence and young adulthood in New York City, revealing a much shakier inner life than the confident persona she has cultivated as one of the most recognizable feminists of her generation. 

In the tradition of writers like Joan Didion and Mary Karr, this literary memoir is sure to shock those already familiar with Valenti’s work and enthrall those who are just finding it.

“Jessica Valenti is a breath of fresh air. She offers the kind of raw honesty that can feel like a punch in the gut, but leaves you with the warmth of a deep embrace.” – Ms. Magazine

“One of the most visible and successful feminists of her generation.”   Washington Post

“A gutsy young third wave feminist.” – The New York Times

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Chapters

  • 001 SEX OBJECT

    Duration: 10s

  • 002 INTRODUCTION

    Duration: 06min

  • 003 PART I

    Duration: 10min

  • 004 CANDY DISH

    Duration: 15min

  • 005 BEAUTIES

    Duration: 14min

  • 006 STAGES

    Duration: 08min

  • 007 MEASUREMENTS

    Duration: 13min

  • 008 SUBWAYS

    Duration: 11min

  • 009 1995

    Duration: 09min

  • 010 PART II

    Duration: 12min

  • 011 BOYS

    Duration: 10min

  • 012 COLLEGE

    Duration: 18min

  • 013 GRILLED CHEESE

    Duration: 06min

  • 014 WILLIAMSBURG

    Duration: 13min

  • 015 D

    Duration: 06min

  • 016 ANON

    Duration: 07min

  • 017 PART III

    Duration: 10min

  • 018 HANDS

    Duration: 08min

  • 019 THE BABY

    Duration: 11min

  • 020 ICE

    Duration: 09min

  • 021 HOUSEWIVES

    Duration: 10min

  • 022 CHERRY

    Duration: 10min

  • 023 CHOCOLATE

    Duration: 08min

  • 024 ENDNOTES

    Duration: 10min

  • 025 CREDITS

    Duration: 32s

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    Duration: 01min