Selected Bibliography

  • Learning to Drive: And Other Life Stories (2007)
  • Virginity or Death! And Other Social and Political Issues of Our Time (2006)
  • Subject to Debate: Sense and Dissents on Women, Politics and Culture (2001)
  • Reasonable Creatures: Essays on Women and Feminism (1994)
  • Antarctic Traveller: Poems (1982)

Katha Pollitt


In the LRB Archive:

  • Dream On: Bringing up Babies · 11 September 2003

    • I Don't Know How She Does It by Allison Pearson
    • A Life’s Work: On Becoming a Mother by Rachel Cusk
    • The Truth about Babies: From A-Z by Ian Sansom
    • What Are Children For? by Laurie Taylor and Matthew Taylor
    • The Commercialisation of Intimate Life by Arlie Russell Hochschild
  • Our Soft-Shelled Condition: Corsets · 14 November 2002

    • The Corset: A Cultural History by Valerie Steele
    • Bound to Please: A History of the Victorian Corset by Leigh Summers
  • Fourteen million Americans can’t be wrong: menstruation · 6 September 2001

    • The Curse: Confronting the Last Taboo, Menstruation by Karen Houppert
  • Babymania · 21 March 1996

    • Barren in the Promised Land: Childless Americans and the Pursuit of Happiness by Elaine Tyler May
    • Mothers in Law: Feminist Theory and the Legal Regulation of Motherhood edited by Martha Albertson Fineman and Isabel Karpin
    • What about Us? An Open Letter to the Mothers Feminism Forgot by Maureen Freely
    • Kidding Ourselves: Breadwinning, Babies and Bargaining Power by Rhona Mahony

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