This libidinous period novel follows three budding feminists through an elite womens college, the New York art scene, and Allen Ginsbergs bed, as they redefine womanhood for themselves and future generations.
Photograph by Jeffrey Saks SELECTION DAY by Aravind Adiga ’97CC For brothers Manju and Radha, there’s only one path out of a Mumbai slum: becoming the best and second-best cricket players in India. Or at least that’s what their obsessive, tyrannical father wants them to believe.
This story is unique, primarily in its subject matter of bold females striving to make their mark in the 50s. Fans of Beats in Paris, Allen Ginsberg (when he was still sleeping with girls), and a Yoko Ono-based will revel in this rebellious tale.
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Erica Abeel on her novel, “Wild Girls.”