Outrageous Acts and Everyday Rebellions: Third Edition (CD-Audio)

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By Gloria Steinem, Barrie Kreinik (Read by), Gabra Zackman (Read by), Gloria Steinem (Read by), Robin Miles (Read by), Soneela Nankani (Read by)
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Description


"...powerful and necessary inspiration for the contemporary listener." — AudioFile Magazine

An updated, third edition of the renowned feminist’s most diverse and timeless collection of essays, with a new foreword written by Emma Watson, and new material written and read by Gloria Steinem.

Outrageous Acts and Everyday Rebellions has sold over half a million copies since its original publication in 1983, acclaimed for its witty, warm, and life-changing view of the world, "as if women mattered." Steinem's truly personal writing is here, from the now-famous exposé, "I Was a Playboy Bunny," to the moving tribute to her mother "Ruth's Song (Because She Could Not Sing It)". Her prescient essays on female genital mutilation and the difference between erotica and pornography that are still referenced and relevant today, and the hilarious satire, "If Men Could Menstruate” resonates as much as ever.

As Watson writes of Steinem in her foreword, “She makes what otherwise can be arduous and depressing reading into something not only relatable, but also enjoyable... Her plain common sense, calling things out as they are, will make you laugh out loud. This is her superpower.”

About the Author


Gloria Steinem is best known for her outspoken advocacy on behalf of women. She is the author of many bestselling books, including My Life on the Road, Revolution from Within, and Moving Beyond Words. She was a founding editor of and political commentator for New York Magazine and a founding editor of Ms., which she continues to write for today.

Gloria Steinem is best known for her outspoken advocacy on behalf of women. She is the author of many bestselling books, including My Life on the Road, Revolution from Within, and Moving Beyond Words. She was a founding editor of and political commentator for New York Magazine and a founding editor of Ms., which she continues to write for today.

Robin Miles began her audiobook narration in 1994.  She's read over 130 titles covering many different genres and has won multiple Earphones awards.  Her many audiobook credits include Augusten Burroughs's Sellevision, Edwidge Danticat's Brother I'm Dying, and Lalita Tademy's Cane River.  Her film and television credits include The Last Days of Disco, Primary Colors, Law & Order: Criminal Intent, Law & Order, New York Undercover, National Geographic’s Tales from the Wild, All My Children, and One Life to Live.  She regularly gives seminars to members of SAG and AFTRA actors' unions, and in 2005 she started Narration Arts Workshop in New York City, offering audiobook recording classes and coaching.  She holds a B.A. in Theater Studies from Yale University, an MFA in acting from the Yale School of Drama, and a certificate from the British American Drama Academy in England.

Praise For…


“From her hilarious account of life as an overworked Playboy Bunny to the moving tribute to her mother, Gloria Steinem's first collection of essays is-and will always be-a required feminist reader.” —Susan Faludi, author of Backlash
Product Details
ISBN: 9781250212658
ISBN-10: 1250212650
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
Publication Date: February 12th, 2019