Susan Faludi





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Susan C. Faludi (born April 18, 1959) is an American humanist, journalist and author. She won a Pulitzer Prize for Explanatory Journalism in 1991, for a report on the leveraged buyout of Safeway Stores, Inc., a report that the Pulitzer Prize committee commended for depicting the "human costs of high finance".

Faludi was born to a Jewish family in Queens, New York in 1959 and grew up in Yorktown Heights, New York. Her mother was a homemaker and journalist and is a long-time New York University student. Her father is a photographer who had emigrated from Hungary, a survivor of the Holocaust. Susan graduated from Harvard University in 1981, where she wrote for The Harvard Crimson, and became a journalist, writing for The New York Times, Miami H
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Backlash: The Undeclared Wa...

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In the Darkroom

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Susan Faludi at the Cambridge Public Library
Author appearance, June 15, 2016 06:30PM
Cambridge Public Library, 449 Broadway, Cambridge, MA, US

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Susan Faludi discusses and signs copies of her memoir In the Darkroom. Books pro ...more

Susan Faludi at Politics and Prose
Author appearance, June 30, 2016 07:00PM
Politics and Prose, 5015 Connecticut Avenue Northwest, Washington, DC, US

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Susan Faludi discusses and signs copies of her memoir In the Darkroom.


“When the enemy has no face, society will invent one.”
Susan Faludi

“The "feminine" woman is forever static and childlike. She is like the ballerina in an old-fashioned music box, her unchanging features tiny and girlish, her voice tinkly, her body stuck on a pin, rotating in a spiral that will never grow.”
Susan Faludi, Backlash: The Undeclared War Against Women

“When an attack on home soil causes cultural paroxysms that have nothing to do with the attack, when we respond to real threats to our nation by distrusting ourselves with imagined threats to femininity and family life, when we invest our leaders with a cartoon masculinity and require of them bluster in lieu of a capacity for rational calculation, and when we blame our frailty in 'fifth column' feminists - in short, when we base our security on a mythical male strength that can only increase itself against a mythical female weakness - we should know that we are exhibiting the symptoms of a lethal, albeit curable, cultural affliction (p. 295).”
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