These two books provide a nice complement to one another.
While the book is written with much more of a feminist slant than some of the other books I have read on this topic, it was thought provoking and fun to read.
I will recommend this book to many of the women who ask me for advice and counsel on having an exciting career, a soulful relationship and healthy kids.
Wow- were was this book when I was a single MOM raising 3 sons??? Even now as they have grown into their own lives I found value in this book to enhance my current career.Published 16 months ago by Gloria Cartwright
I purchased "Necessary Dreams" at the same time as Nice Girls Don't Get the Corner Office: 101 Unconscious Mistakes Women Make That Sabotage Their Careers (A NICE GIRLS Book). Read morePublished on December 10, 2012 by Inspiring Insomnia
Fels is a very smart psychiatrist, who addresses the central problem that many intelligent women have, in getting and staying motivated to do what it takes to be successful. Read morePublished on May 27, 2011 by dragonlady
This book is particularly important for young women who are struggling with the competing demands on their time and their identity and those who struggle with ambivalence about... Read morePublished on November 2, 2010 by The Hourglass Solution
This is a great book for any woman who wants to resurrect her goals, dreams, ideals, etc. that she may have left on the side of the road in favor of some other aspect of her life... Read morePublished on February 15, 2009 by Kendra Kett
In "Necessary Dreams" by Ana Fels, Fels articulates some of the subtle issues that are always present but rarely discussed. Read morePublished on April 9, 2008 by SF Native
While reading this book I thought of every woman I know, and of the men in their lives. I wanted to send it to each of them, regardless of their stage in life or regardless of the... Read morePublished on September 27, 2007 by catherine
An excellent book, an engaging look at ambition in women's lives. Fels also provides significant insight into what motivates people in general. Highly recommended reading.Published on September 19, 2006 by K. Johnson
It's time for another book response. (I do not like the term "review" - sounds too much like a school assignment. Read morePublished on June 3, 2005 by Linda Again