"Do your feet a favor and breeze through this easy-to-read book."Venus Zine
"Bad Shoes & the Women Who Love Them is an eye-opener of a book...I found myself in sync with author Leora Tanenbaum's feminist take on feminine footwear."CheapJap.com
"[Bad Shoes is] a sexual hitory of high heels form doctors' advice on how to save your peds from peril...Tanenbaum gives a fascinating history: Who knew that men were the original wearers of wodden clogs on stilts, and as early as 1740 women were being warned against the dangers of heels?"TheGloss.com
"In Bad Shoes & the Women Who Love Them...Tanenbaum examines our footwear fetish - just why we love shopping for shoes so much and the bold irony tht smart, self-aware women wear painful shoes they know damage their feet."Lemondrop, AOL.com
"Leora walks us through the psyche of the women who craves chic sexy shoes, the ugly problems the said women will eventually face, and some smarter shopping steps one should take to prevent the those disorders...A very thoughtful read, indeed!"Tineey & Co Blog
"In her latest book Bad Shoes and The Women Who Love Them, Lenora Tanenbaum examines our footwear fetish and why we love shopping for shoes so much. It's a bold irony that smart, self-aware women wear painful shoes they know damage their feet all in the name of fashion! I agree there's no price to be fly but I can't be fly with ugly feet."Total Life Prosperity Blog
"In the attempt to issue a much needed wake up call to the stilettoed masses, Tanenbaum enlists a bevy of experts on feet, fashion, and the Carrie Bradshaw wannabes who walk Manhattan in Louboutins to the detriment of their bodies...Overall the book is not a call for us to burn our heels but for us to become more informed consumers."M.I.S.S. Omnimedia Blog
"Bad Shoes & the Women Who Love Them is a lighthearted wake-up call to women to make informed decisions when buying and wearing fashionable shoes."Tres Chic Style Blog
"Bad Shoes and the Women Who Love Them should be a prerequisite for all shoe-enthusiasts. The book offers practical advice that can easily be incorporated into even the most fashionable of wardrobes...it appearsto borrow from a tired clichéthat women can have their shoes and wear them too, so long as they are smart about it."Feminist Review
"It's an informative, eye-opening, and entertaining look at the history of heels, why women wear them, and how they can damage and deform our feet."Fashion Trend Guide
"...short yet informative exploration of the allure of faulty footwear...Bringing together women’s desire to be seen as beautiful and sexy with the history of the heel and a useful guide to better shoe shopping..."SEXIS
"Smart and well-researched"Ms.
"[Bad Shoes is] packed full of information --- and fun! ...I found this a really enjoying read...Tanenbaum covered the subject of shoes, and the history of footwear, in prose that was funny, and insightful. I could definitely see giving this book to a few women I know, and then getting together to talk about it (over a bottle of wine -- and some shoes!) If you've ever had a love of shoes, or felt like you couldn't part with a favorite pair, this is a book for you!"Fluidity of Time Blog
About the Author
LEORA TANENBAUM writes about women and girls and the unique problems they face. She is the author of Slut! Growing Up Female with a Bad Reputation, Catfight: Rivalries Among Women—From Diets to Dating, From the Boardroom to the Delivery Room, Bad Shoes and the Women Who Love Them, and Taking Back God: American Women Rising Up for Religious Equality. She lives in New York City.