Friday, May 25, 2012
Review: A Working Girl Can't Win
A Working Girl Can't Win by Deborah Garrison
My rating: 3 of 5 stars
I wanted to like Deborah Garrison's poems more than I actually did. Yes, bosses can be arrogant and sexist, some men are terrible, and who hasn't had a day on the job that made them want to jump out of a window? Yet these poems seemed to lack any real depth beyond these themes, which is unfortunate. Her approach to men seemed very Intro to Women's Studies, if that makes sense.
Did I have fun reading them? Yes, especially my angry-feminist inner-self, which smirked most of the way through. But overall, lackluster.
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