Reviews for Know My Name: The Survivor of the Stanford Sexual Assault Case Tells Her Story, by Chanel Miller
maylingkuo's review against another edition
everyone should read 'know my name.' it's important and thought provocative. in hallway conversations i've had with friends and colleagues, they've brought up things like - it might make them feel sad or be too difficult to read. that they heard it wasn't written by her (an infuriating comment, that i'm glad miller addresses regarding the victim statement). we have a huge sexual violence and consent problem. going through this experience through the author's eyes helps anyone gain empathy and see the complexity and wrongness of not only our legal institutions, but also our social understanding and language around sexual violence. she asks basic questions that demonstrate the ridiculousness of how survivors vs. perpetrators get treated socially and legally. the physical, emotional and financial costs required to bring cases to court are too high.
i found this text smart, brave and strong. the topic is urgent and her last paragraph written to survivors left me feeling inspired.
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zaravive's review against another edition
The feelings this story awoke in me, were very palpable: At one point I got physically nauseous and had to stop reading for a while. Not because this story is sensational: not once does it veer in that direction. But simply because it is so shockingly real.
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mariathelibrarian's review against another edition
Graphic: Medical trauma and Sexual assault
Minor: Suicidal thoughts
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thisbookbelongstopam's review against another edition
Graphic: Rape and Sexual assault
Moderate: Suicidal thoughts