Author: Jill Lepore

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The Secret History of Wonder Woman

November 9, 2014 History, non-fiction, Review 18 ★★★

The Secret History of Wonder WomanTitle: The Secret History of Wonder Woman
Author: Jill Lepore
Source: from publisher for review
Links: Bookshop (affiliate link) |Goodreads
Rating:three-stars

Summary: This book covered a number of interesting topics, but it tried to do too much and ended up feeling very disjointed.

Now that I’m back from my travels, I’m excited to really dive into Nonfiction November starting with my first nonfiction review of the month. I wish I could tell you I was equally enthusiastic about the book, especially since it covered a lot of interesting topics.  The Secret History of Wonder Woman doesn’t only cover the origins of the comic. It also includes a history of feminism, a biography of the comic’s creator, and biographies of the many women in his unorthodox love life. Unfortunately, the mish-mash of topics didn’t entirely work for me. Read more »

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