The book that helped to win a battle! Edited by Lisa Appignanesi, the PEN/Penguin book with thought-provoking essays by Salman Rushdie, Hanif Kureishi, Monica Ali, Hari Kunzru, Howard Jacobson, Helena Kennedy and many more was published on December 1 2005.
It is always a good thing to correct an injustice. It is not such a good thing when the correction veers too far and the injustice is reversed. Unfortunately, for some fanatics total destruction of the other side is the minimum acceptable outcome. Some feminists are just this sort of fanatic.
No reasonable person has a problem with the idea that all people should be treated equally and fairly. Unfortunately, some of the madder feminists believe in the Animal Farm idea that some people are more equal than others. Sommers brings some sanity to the debate.