Books: Lib and Let Lib

The ink had hardly dried on Kate Millett's paperback contract and Book-of-the-Month Club sale of Sexual Politics, when U.S. publishers began pressing pens into the hands of feminist radicals, hoping for a rich marriage of commerce and cultural revolution. Scores of nonfiction titles have already resulted, with scores more to come. Predictably, most of these creations were hotly and hastily done by Women's righters who are not, alas, women writers. Hardly any can compare to the majestic range and mastery of the few earlier classics on the subject, Simone de Beauvoir's The Second...

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