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The End of Men by Hanna Rosin
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Sep 03, 2013 | ISBN 9781594631832

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A Washington Post Notable Nonfiction Book of 2012

“Rosin is a gifted storyteller with a talent for ferreting out volumes of illustrative data, and she paints a compelling picture of the ways women are ascendant.” –Time

“A fascinating new book.” –David Brooks, The New York Times

“Pinpoints the precise trajectory and velocity of the culture… Rosin’s book, anchored by data and aromatized by anecdotes, concludes that women are gaining the upper hand.” –The Washington Post

“A persuasive, research-grounded argument… The most interesting sections in The End of Men show that in the portions of the country where, through culture and money, something like equality between the sexes is being achieved, the differences between them collapse.” –Esquire

“Heralds the ways current economic and societal power shifts are bringing ‘the age of testosterone’ to a close and the consequences.” –Vanity Fair

“Refreshing… Rosin’s book may be the most insightful and readable cultural analysis of the year, bringing together findings from different fields to show that economic shifts and cultural pressures mean that in many ways, men are being left behind… The End of Men is buttressed by numbers, but it’s a fascinating read because it transcends them… Rosin’s genius was to connect these dots in ways no one else has for an unexpected portrait of our moment. The End of Men is not really about a crisis for men; it’s a crisis of American opportunity.” –The Los Angeles Times

“Especially timely… Rosin has her finger squarely on the pulse of contemporary culture… fresh and compelling.” –USA Today

“[Rosin’s] thorough research and engaging writing style form a solid foundation for a thoughtful dialogue that has only just begun… It’s not the final word on gender roles in the 21st century, but it’s a notable starting point for a fascinating conversation.” –The Minneapolis Star-Tribune

“Ambitious and surprising… [The End of Men is] solidly researched and should interest readers who care about feminist history and how gender issues play out in the culture… A nuanced, sensitively reported account of how cultural and economic forces are challenging traditional gender norms and behavior.” –The Boston Globe

“Backed by workforce stats, [Rosin’s] stories forge a convincing case that modern female aptitudes give women the advantage.” –Mother Jones

“Makes us see the larger picture… this provocative book is not so much about the end of men but the end of male supremacy… The great strength of Ms. Rosin’s argument is that she shows how these changes in sex, love, ambition and work have little or nothing to do with hard-wired brain differences or supposed evolutionary destiny. They occur as a result of economic patterns, the unavailability of marriageable men, and a global transformation in the nature of work.” –The Wall Street Journal

“In this bold and inspired dispatch, Rosin upends the common platitudes of contemporary sexual politics with a deeply reported meditation from the unexpected frontiers of our rapidly changing culture.” –Katie Roiphe, author of The Morning After and Uncommon Arrangements

The End of Men describes a new paradigm that can, finally, take us beyond ‘winners’ and ‘losers’ in an endless ‘gender war.’ What a relief! Ultimately, Rosin’s vision is both hope-filled and creative, allowing both sexes to become far more authentic: as workers, partners, parents… and people.” –Peggy Orenstein, author of Cinderella Ate My Daughter and Schoolgirls


God’s Harvard: A Christian College on a Mission to Save America, is a rare accomplishment for many reasons – perhaps most of all because Rosin is a journalist who not only reports but also observes deeply.” –San Francisco Chronicle 

“A superb work of extended reportage.” –Chicago Sun-Times 

“Nuanced and highly readable.” –The Washington Post 

“[Rosin] covers an impressive amount of ground about women… A great starting point for readers interested in exploring the intersecting issues of gender, family and employment.” –Kirkus Reviews

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