Eve Ensler

Eve Ensler


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in Scarsdale, New York, The United States
May 25, 1953

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Eve Ensler is an internationally bestselling author and an award-winning playwright whose works include The Vagina Monologues, The Good Body, Insecure at Last, and I Am an Emotional Creature, since adapted for the stage as Emotional Creature. She is the founder of V-Day, the global movement to end violence against women and girls, which has raised more than $90 million for local groups and activists, and inspired the global action One Billion Rising. Ensler lives in Paris and New York City.

Average rating: 3.89 · 31,748 ratings · 2,672 reviews · 26 distinct worksSimilar authors
The Vagina Monologues

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3.86 avg rating — 23,436 ratings — published 1996 — 74 editions
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I am an Emotional Creature

4.01 avg rating — 2,623 ratings — published 2010 — 18 editions
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In the Body of the World

4.22 avg rating — 1,525 ratings — published 2013 — 12 editions
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The Good Body

3.67 avg rating — 1,859 ratings — published 2004 — 30 editions
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Insecure at Last

3.99 avg rating — 794 ratings — published 2006 — 7 editions
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A Memory, a Monologue, a Ra...

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4.16 avg rating — 419 ratings — published 2007 — 6 editions
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Necessary Targets

3.74 avg rating — 331 ratings — published 2001 — 9 editions
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Vagina Warriors

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4.10 avg rating — 90 ratings — published 2005 — 2 editions
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Vagina Monologues (20th ann...

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The Treatment

3.47 avg rating — 15 ratings — published 2007
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“Cherish your solitude. Take trains by yourself to places you have never been. Sleep out alone under the stars. Learn how to drive a stick shift. Go so far away that you stop being afraid of not coming back. Say no when you don’t want to do something. Say yes if your instincts are strong, even if everyone around you disagrees. Decide whether you want to be liked or admired. Decide if fitting in is more important than finding out what you’re doing here. Believe in kissing.”
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“I finally know the difference between pleasing and loving, obeying and respecting. It has taken me so many years to be okay with being different, and with being this alive, this intense. (xxvi)”
Eve Ensler, I am an Emotional Creature

“Go so far away that you stop being afraid of not coming back.”
Eve Ensler, I am an Emotional Creature

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