My Life on the Road by Gloria Steinem | Black Inc.

My Life on the Road

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About the author

Gloria Steinem

Gloria Steinem is a writer, lecturer, editor, and feminist activist.

In 1972, she co-founded Ms. magazine, and remained one of its editors for fifteen years. In 1968, she had helped to found New York magazine, where she …

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Praise for My Life on the Road

‘Like Steinem herself, [My Life on the Road] is thoughtful and astonishingly humble. It is also filled with a sense of the momentous while offering deeply personal insights into what shaped her.’ —O: The Oprah Magazine (one of the top 10 favourite books of the year)

‘This legendary feminist makes a compelling case for traveling as listening: a way of letting strangers’ stories flow, as she put it, ‘out of our heads and into our hearts.’’ —People

‘This is soul material, human and political, funny and touching, deeply spiritual. I began it again the day after I finished.’ —Anne Lamott

‘One of the most important voices for human rights … by delving deeper into her own thrilling story, Steinem shows us that we all have a fighter inside us—we need only pack our bags and follow her.’ —Lena Dunham

‘Steinem beautifully illustrates how her perpetual motion has shaped her professional life … Steinem has gained wisdom from cabdrivers and fellow airplane passengers, and gotten story tips from strangers at rural diners and truck stops.’ —New York Times Book Review