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November 9, 2021|
My Body by Emily Ratajkowski
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A deeply honest investigation of what it means to be a woman and a commodity from Emily Ratajkowski, the archetypal, multi-hyphenate celebrity of our time

Emily Ratajkowski is an acclaimed model and actress, an engaged political progressive, a formidable entrepreneur, a global social media phenomenon, and now, a writer. Rocketing to world fame at age twenty-one, Ratajkowski sparked both praise and furor with the provocative display of her body as an unapologetic statement of feminist empowerment. The subsequent evolution in her thinking about our culture''s commodification of women is the subject of this book.

My Body is a profoundly personal exploration of feminism, sexuality, and power, of men''s treatment of women and women''s rationalizations for accepting that treatment. These essays chronicle moments from Ratajkowski''s life while investigating the culture''s fetishization of girls and female beauty, its obsession with and contempt for women''s sexuality, the perverse dynamics of the fashion and film industries, and the grey area between consent and abuse.

Nuanced, unflinching, and incisive, My Body marks the debut of a fierce writer brimming with courage and intelligence.

Emily Ratajkowski is a model, actress, activist, entrepreneur, and writer. She has starred in David Fincher''s Gone Girl, among other films. Ratajkowski has also appeared on the covers of multiple magazines and walked the runway for numerous high fashion brands. Her 2020 essay for New York magazine, "Buying Myself Back," garnered over ...
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Title:My Body
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:256 pages, 9.25 X 6.12 X 0.98 in
Shipping dimensions:256 pages, 9.25 X 6.12 X 0.98 in
Published:November 9, 2021
Publisher:Henry Holt and Co.
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781250817860
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