“SHARP is a dinner party you want to be at . . .
A wonderful celebration of some truly gutsy, brilliant women.”—NPR
“An entertaining and erudite cultural history.”—Wall Street Journal
“A group biography of sorts, tracing a dozen female writers—from Dorothy Parker to Janet Malcolm— whose reviews, essays and other works compose a rough history of American thought from the 1920s to the ’80s . . . consistently entertaining and often truly provocative.” —Los Angeles Times
“Both deeply researched and uncommonly engrossing.” —Paris Review
“For aspiring writers especially, these women are required reading.” —New York Magazine