Library EventRebecca Traister reading - "Good and Mad: the Revolutionary Power of Women's Anger"

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Wednesday, October 9, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

10/09/2019 7:00pm 10/09/2019 8:30pm Rebecca Traister reading - "Good and Mad: the Revolutionary Power of Women's Anger" Rebecca Traister, author of "Good and Mad: The Revolutionary Power of Women's Anger", will be in conversation with Jean Hessburg, Iowa Democratic Party Women's Caucus Chair. "Good and Mad" is a bestselling exploration of the transformative power of female anger and its ability to transcend into a political movement, it was a Best Books of 2018 selection by The Washington Post, People, NPR, Esquire, Elle, Wired, and Refinery 29. Rebecca Traister is writer at large for New York magazine and a contributing editor at Elle. A National Magazine Award finalist, she has written about women in politics, media, and entertainment from a feminist perspective for The New Republic and Salon. She is the author of "All the Single Ladies" and the award-winning "Big Girls Don't Cry." Jean Hessburg is Public Relations Director of the largest public employees union in Iowa, the Iowa State Education Association and previously served as executive director of the Iowa Democratic Party. Copies of "Good and Mad" will be available for purchase and she will sign copies after the event. This event is sponsored by Iowa City Public Library and Prairie Lights Books. Iowa City Public Library Iowa City Public Library America/Chicago public

Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C

Rebecca Traister, author of "Good and Mad: The Revolutionary Power of Women's Anger", will be in conversation with Jean Hessburg, Iowa Democratic Party Women's Caucus Chair. "Good and Mad" is a bestselling exploration of the transformative power of female anger and its ability to transcend into a political movement, it was a Best Books of 2018 selection by The Washington Post, People, NPR, Esquire, Elle, Wired, and Refinery 29.

Rebecca Traister is writer at large for New York magazine and a contributing editor at Elle. A National Magazine Award finalist, she has written about women in politics, media, and entertainment from a feminist perspective for The New Republic and Salon. She is the author of "All the Single Ladies" and the award-winning "Big Girls Don't Cry."

Jean Hessburg is Public Relations Director of the largest public employees union in Iowa, the Iowa State Education Association and previously served as executive director of the Iowa Democratic Party.

Copies of "Good and Mad" will be available for purchase and she will sign copies after the event.

This event is sponsored by Iowa City Public Library and Prairie Lights Books.

This event is open to the public.

Cosponsor

Cosponsor Organization: Prairie Lights

Cosponsor Name: Kathleen Johnson

Cosponsor Phone: (319) 337-2681