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This book is a really interesting commentary on sexism in everyday life, a lot of which I hadn't thought about before. It's written with a combination of humour, experience and information that make it easy to listen to and easy to think about.
As of 2018 this book feels like a basic but well-done survey of a plethora of gender discrepancies. Experienced feminist readers will be familiar with most of the double standards, but there were specific policies, stories, and statistics that shocked even jaded ol' me. Valenti keeps it engaging and fun throughout the (enraging) list, and though there's more cis-centric language than I'd expect of a more recent book, she's ahead of her time on trans, queer, and WOC recognition. I don't think the narrator really captures the cadence of Valenti's jokes and emphases, but their tone was perfectly clear and unobjectionable.