"Why are we so unable to deal with female intellectuals as complicated humans?" ~ Helen Lewis

Helen Lewis is deputy editor of the New Statesman and a regular political commentator on the BBC. She currently holds an Honorary Writing Fellowship at Oxford University.


Known for her outspoken views on women's issues, she is currently writing a history of modern feminism.The book will  look beyond the question of suffrage to examine other factors in women's emancipation (including abortion, divorce, and equal pay), highlighting the more marginal, often untold episodes in the history of feminism - and showing what they mean for feminism's future.

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