Dead Girls

Dead Girls

Alice Bolin

Nonfiction / Writing / Essays

"Dead Girls is everything I want in an essay collection: provocative lines of inquiry, macabre humor, blistering intelligence... I love this book." — Carmen Maria Machado, author of Her Body and Other Parties"Bracing and blazingly smart, Alice Bolin's Dead Girls could hardly be more needed or more timely." — Megan Abbott, Edgar Award-winning author of You Will Know MeBest of summer 2018 - included on best-of lists by Bitch Magazine, Harpers Bazaar, The Millions, Esquire, Refinery29, Nylon, Book Riot, and CrimeReadsIn this poignant collection, Alice Bolin examines iconic American works from the essays of Joan Didion and James Baldwin to Twin Peaks, Britney Spears, and Serial, illuminating the widespread obsession with women who are abused, killed, and disenfranchised, and whose bodies (dead and alive) are used as...
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