Review: Not That Bad, Dispatches from Rape Culture by Roxane Gay

Not that bad is an important, but heartbreaking conversation for our time. Filled with first-person autobiographical essays, it gives a voice to those who have been sexually assaulted, harassed, raped or sexually abused. Many of the victims downplay their experiences, yet each of the narratives show just how much trauma that every one of them has been through. This isn't about what happened to these people nearly as much as it is about the impact it had on their lives.

And it is utterly, gut wrenchingly heartbreaking.

But important.

So very, very important.


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