The Descent of Man by Grayson Perry

The Descent of Man

Grayson Perry

nonfiction essays feminism gender challenging informative reflective medium-paced

151 pages | first published 2016


Grayson Perry has been thinking about masculinity - what it is, how it operates, why little boys are thought to be made of slugs and snails - since he was a boy. Now, in this funny and necessary book, he turns round to look at men with a clear eye...
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