Zoe Williams

What Every Parent Needs to Know review a maddening primary school primer

Toby Young and Miranda Thomas's book has a nicey, twee tone, but this hides an agenda that is deeply reactionary.

How to Build a Girl by Caitlin Moran review a Portnoy's Complaint for girls

Caitlin Moran's coming-of-age novel left Zoe Williams crying with laughter Often when a book comes along to which the phrase "coming-of-age" attaches, particularly if it's the product of my own gender and era, I set my face and aspect politely, readying,

How I became a convert to the cult of Marina Abramovi

The grandmother of performance art' had people openly weeping at New York's MoMA. Zoe Williams spent a whole day in her presence at her long-anticipated London show. Did she break down? Robert is a 46-year-old psychiatrist and Elisa is 28, and from Italy,

Economics: The User's Guide by Ha-Joon Chang review

Are you perfectly selfish? This page-turning exploration of why economics is always politics is a radical explanation of everything It is a mark of where we are in our political discourse that even to say "neoclassical economics is not the only school" s

Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead by Sheryl Sandberg - review

Zoe Williams challenges a goal-driven, infantilising reactionary guide for ambitious women, which basically says zip it or you won't get laid In 2010, Sheryl Sandberg, chief operating officer of Facebook, gave a TED talk about women in the boardroom . T