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“Are Femme Fatales The New Feminists?”

asks novelist Chris Pavone in a recent Wall Street Journal blog post. Pavone, the author of The Expats, riffs on the theme of  “how many women have been beating the crap out of people in movies recently.” He starts off referencing … Continue reading

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Eva Gabrielsson says Larsson’s politics and feminism is being overlooked – even by Rooney Mara

Eva Gabrielsson, the longtime partner of Stieg Larsson, has made her displeasure over the use of Larsson’s legacy known almost constantly since his death, when Larsson’s brother and father were given control over his estate despite her life partnership with … Continue reading

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Stieg Larsson and the Monsters Within

Crime fiction is violent and cruel by definition and Larsson hewed faithfully to the tradition: Arch-criminals commit torture and murder and they traffic in women. The heroine is raped. Someone dies in a fiery car crash; another is left to … Continue reading

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Talking with Eva Gabrielsson

The other night we had the pleasure of listening to a relaxed, thoughtful, and charming Eva Gabrielsson in conversation with Gloria Steinem at the 92nd Street Y in New York City. Unsurprisingly, feminism was a major theme of the evening, … Continue reading

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