The Bitch is Back by Cathi Hanauer

Now in Paperback:

HarperCollins.com
Amazon
Barnes & Noble
Books-A-Million
iBooks
Indiebound
Audible
The Book
Explore the book
“Born out of anger,” the essays in The Bitch in the House chronicled the face of womanhood at the beginning of a new millennium. Now, nearly fifteen years later, editor and author Cathi Hanauer has compiled a new batch of passionate, enlightened, often hilarious piecesa provocative and compelling companion that captures the spirit of post feminism with authority, acumen, and panache.

The Bitch is Back includes:

  • Bestselling novelist and poet Julianna Baggott on life as the sole breadwinner in her family of six
  • Pseudonymous novelist Hazel McClay on her low-sex marriage (and how she and her husband continue to be happy with it)
  • Bestselling author—and former skinny girl—Ann Hood on not caring about her weight anymore
  • Memoirist Lynn Darling on dealing with sex and sexuality in midlife, after beating breast cancer
  • Power publisher Sarah Crichton on the joy of sex again after sixty—after being dumped for a younger woman
  • Award-winning author, performer, and NPR commentator Sandra Tsing Loh on her fantasy of living alone
  • Bestselling novelist, memoirist, essayist, and food blogger Kate Christensen on leaving her husband and starting a new life with a much younger man

Plus eighteen more eye-opening, jaw-dropping, truth-telling, no-holds-barred essays about what it really means to be a woman of substance today

Download a free excerpt
Get your Bitch Badge
The book that started it all The Bitch in the House
Listen to an audio clip
The Bitch is Back by Cathi Hanauer
Get ready! The Bitch is Back

“Real . . . self-knowledge from a wide range of smart women looking back on particular defining moments of their lives with wit and candor.”
The National Book Review

“When the bitch comes back . . . she’s sometimes armed with the wisdom that comes from knowing what is essential, and therefore worth fighting for, and what can be let go.” 
Bookforum

Copyright © 2017 HarperCollins Publishers. All rights reserved.
Terms of Use | Privacy Policy