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'When Everything Changed: The Amazing Journey of American Women From 1960 to the Present' by Gail Collins
'When Everything Changed: The Amazing Journey of American Women From 1960 to the Present' by Gail Collins

When Everything Changed The Amazing Journey of American Women From 1960 to the Present Gail Collins Little, Brown: 472 pp., $27.99 I don't think I've ever finished a Gail Collins-penned editorial in the New York Times, and now I know why. Collins, the paper's editorial page editor from 2001 to 2007 and now op-ed columnist, has elevated dull writing into a rhetoric all her own such that, in more than 400 pages of this wholesomely instructive tract on American feminism, she never turns a phrase, sallies a wit or takes a nibble from the peach of humor. "When Everything Changed: The Amazing Journey of American Women From 1960 to the Present" is written in the...

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