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Morgan Jerkins’ ‘This Will Be My Undoing’ is Timely Portrait of Womanhood in America

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This year, books pertaining to race, gender, sexuality and feminism are paving the way for some interesting discussions and perspectives on how we view human life in America. One of the most prolific of these to be released this year is Morgan Jerkins’ debut, This Will Be My Undoing: Living at the Intersection of Black, Female, and Feminist in (White) America. Jerkins’ collection of essays is a timely discourse on the treatment and experiences of Black women in this country. Named as the “one of the Most Anticipated Books of 2018” by Esquire, Elle, and Vogue, Jerkins’ book contains a collection of essays regarding topics such as feminism, misogyny, Black history and pop culture. The main question Jerkins answers in her…

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Spartan Up! Experimenting is a Way of Life for Esquire’s A.J. Jacobs

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“Journalist, lecturer, human guinea pig and author” A.J. Jacobs is addicted to learning new things and his results from long-term experiments (such as living according to the Old Testament Rules) have yielded many life lessons. Jacobs shares with Spartan Up’s Joe De Sena, founder and CEO of Spartan Race, what he’s tried, how he’s succeeded and the plans he has for his next book about how, in terms of genealogy, we are all related. For more, watch the Podcast above. ABOUT SPARTAN UP! THE PODCAST: Every day, Joe De Sena, founder and CEO of Spartan Race and a New York Times bestselling author, inspires millions of people all over the world to get off the couch and take on any obstacle, on an…

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