Books written by Jessica Valenti

Sex Object

Dey Street Books | June 7, 2016 | 288 pages
No longer maligned as a fascistic movement of man-haters or declared dead on national magazine covers, feminism is now the zeitgeist. BeyoncĂ© calls herself a feminist in forty foot lights; democratic candidate Hillary Clinton stumps for women’s rights on the 2016 campaign trail; and a vibrant... More Info

Why Have Kids?

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt | September 4, 2012 | 178 pages
A high-profile feminist, and a mother herself, explores the question of whether or not to have children, and how having children changes the life of parents, often not for the better, in this modern world. 20,000 first printing.  More Info

Madonna and Me

March 13, 2012 | 272 pages
Collects pieces on the popular singer by women writers, covering a wide range of opinions on her life, her creative work, her sexuality, and her social significance.  More Info