Matilda Reviews: Reviving Ophelia: Saving the Selves of Adolescent Girls by Mary Pipher

Genre: Nonfiction, Pyschology Published: 1994 Blurb As a therapist, Mary Pipher was becoming frustrated with the growing problems among adolescent girls. Why were so many of them turning to therapy in the first place? Why had these lovely and promising human beings fallen prey to depression, eating disorders, suicide attempts, and crushingly low self-esteem? The answer… Continue reading Matilda Reviews: Reviving Ophelia: Saving the Selves of Adolescent Girls by Mary Pipher

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Review: Are You My Mother? by Alison Bechdel

Genre: Graphic Memoir Published: 2012 Summary Alison Bechdel’s Fun Home was a pop culture and literary phenomenon. Now, a second thrilling tale of filial sleuthery, this time about her mother: voracious reader, music lover, passionate amateur actor. Also a woman, unhappily married to a closeted gay man, whose artistic aspirations simmered under the surface of Bechdel's childhood .… Continue reading Review: Are You My Mother? by Alison Bechdel