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Why There Are No Good Men Left: The Romantic Plight of the New Single Woman

abstract:"We're forty years this side of The Feminine Mystique, but at this point it has become impossible to figure out which group of American females is in the biggest funk."


November 20, 2002
— "The binging/purging, self-mutilating early adolescents of Reviving Ophelia? The harried and exhausted working mothers of a thousand earnest tomes on "work/life balance"? Or—as one might conclude after reading Barbara Dafoe Whitehead's new book—the hotshot young career women who can't manage to coax eligible men into the honeymoon suite?"


Read more of this excellent review by Caitlin Flanagan in The Atlantic Monthly of Barbara Dafoe Whitehead's Why There Are No Good Men Left: The Romantic Plight of the New Single Woman (Broadway Books).




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