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My book group did not like it. It was very dificult for them to keep track of the characters.
They did not feel it shed any unique new light on women;s history or... Read more
I thought this book was great. I care about the topic, and I found every character to be wholly formed, believable, and really interesting. The writing is beautiful too. Read morePublished 5 months ago by abc
It's not surprising "A Short History of Women" has a three star rating on Amazon and not much more on Goodreads. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Deborah Morrison
I am interested in feminism topic, but the novel is a bit dull. Not my dish.Published 7 months ago by hp
A very moving history of women and beautifully written. I enjoyed it from beginning to end.Published 10 months ago by Donna Thompson
I felt like there were sooooo many whiny women. Their same names became confusing with the jumping back and forth in history. I would note recommend it.Published 14 months ago by happycustomer
This book must have been sitting here for a few years, and it wasn't the first time I picked it up. It's one of those novels said to be superb--one of the 10 Best Books of the NY... Read morePublished 18 months ago by Jean Gross
I have read her other books and preferred those. I got lost in all the characters (and I am an author myself). You definitely need the visual genealogy at the beginning. Read morePublished 20 months ago by clw
I fully agree with the reviews of M. Feldman & P. Bigelow, only more so. The book has so much potential for depth and inspiration, but it ends up frustrating and annoying. Read morePublished 20 months ago by L. Adamz