Battle of the Sexes

  • Sex and Tennis "You can almost watch a couple play mixed doubles and know whether they should stay together."
  • Cabin Fever?  LOVERS AND TYRANTS by Francine du Plessix Gray. "I knew I would rather die brutally, prematurely, than lead the life my husband would have preferred for me."
  • The Sting  MCKAY'S BEES by Thomas McMahon.  "A hive is a feminist state [...].  Male bees are scarce, underfed and all but useless."
  • Lib and Let Lib Some of the best feminist books available in 1972: THE FEMALE EUNUCH by Germaine Greer; WOMAN'S PLACE by Cynthia F. Epstein; THINKING ABOUT WOMEN by Mary Ellmann; BORN FEMALE by Caroline Bird; REBIRTH OF FEMINISM by Judith Hole and Ellen Levine.
  • Venus Observed   THE CAMBERWELL BEAUTY AND OTHER STORIES by V.S. Pritchett.
  • Visions and Visitations  MEN AND ANGELS by Theodora Ward  Much thought has been given to the thorny question of whether angels were male or female.
  • The Elves   THE PRIME OF LIFE by Simone de Beauvoir.