PositiveLibrary JournalSale, host of the podcast Death, Sex, and Money, explores how we can talk about difficult situations in order to better connect with family, friends, and coworker ... Not to be mistaken for a self-help guide, Sale’s book also analyzes the structural and cultural dynamics that impede meaningful conversations. Besides listeners of her podcast, this will appeal to any adult struggling to broach these topics.
RaveLibrary JournalHer writing is candid and harrowing as she describes a life of reinvention ... Her experience of the daily struggles of surviving low-paying jobs will resonate with readers ... Although presented in essay format, this reads as a poignant, gripping memoir. A page-turning account of belonging and not belonging, and what it means to start over.
PositiveLibrary JournalAlthough narrated as advice for incoming immigrants, this personal, yet practical account is intended to challenge misconceptions and biases that native-born U.S. citizens have toward documented and undocumented immigrants. It is highly recommended for all.
PositiveLibrary JournalWill resonate with Generation X and older Millennials. Recommended for readers interested in popular culture or the history of the American suburbs.
PositiveLibrary JournalKelly is portrayed as a cultlike figure who demanded total control over women ... DeRogatis lays some blame on law enforcement, the music industry, lawyers, and parents for failing to protect these girls ... Individuals who have experienced abuse may want to avoid this book entirely. For readers interested in the cult of celebrity, the life of R. Kelly, true crime, journalism, and the #MeToo movement.