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Think: Straight Talk for Women to Stay Smart in a Dumbed-Down World

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Publisher Comments:

According to Lisa Bloom, the women and girls of today represent a stark paradox. While American women excel in education at every level, they likewise obsessively focus on celebrity media. While women outperform their male counterparts in employment in urban areas for the first time in history, they simultaneously spend countless hours staring in the mirror contemplating plastic surgery. Lisa Bloom fears that women are in danger of spiraling into a nation of dumbed-down, tabloid-media-obsessed, reality TV addicts. Too often, they outsource matters to "experts" and in doing so neglect to truly think for themselves.

Lisa Bloom has the solution and it involves one simple word: Think. In this provocative, entertaining, educational, and thoroughly researched book, Lisa outlines the ways that we as a society, and particularly women, have fallen off the intellectual path, and, very specifically, points to how damaging this has been to us on many levels. Lisa shows us the fallout—but she also provides the solutions for "Reclaiming the Brain God Gave You" and seizing back control of your mind and your life. Think is delivered in a no-nonsense manner that will make you laugh, make you question yourself, make you squirm, but, most important, make you start thinking again.

Synopsis:

An essential guide from award-winning journalist, legal analyst, and trial attorney Lisa Bloom that shows women how to seize back control of their lives and minds from the excesses of pop culture and learn to think for themselves again.

About the Author

Lisa Bloom is an award-winning journalist, legal analyst, and trial attorney. From 2001-2009, she hosted a daily, live, national television show on Court TV. She is currently the CBS News and CNN legal analyst and appears frequently on The Early Show, and on CNN and HLN prime-time shows. She is a regular legal expert on The Dr. Phil Show and has guest-hosted Larry King Live, The Early Show, and Showbiz Tonight. A graduate of Yale Law School and a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of UCLA, Lisa currently lives in Los Angeles. Lisa Bloom is an award-winning journalist, legal analyst, and trial attorney. From 2001-2009, she hosted a daily, live, national television show on Court TV. She is currently the CBS News and CNN legal analyst and appears frequently on The Early Show, and on CNN and HLN prime-time shows. She is a regular legal expert on The Dr. Phil Show and has guest-hosted Larry King Live, The Early Show, and Showbiz Tonight. A graduate of Yale Law School and a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of UCLA, Lisa currently lives in Los Angeles.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781452633879
Subtitle:
Straight Talk for Women to Stay Smart in a Dumbed-Down World
Author:
Bloom, Lisa
Publisher:
Tantor Media
Subject:
General Self-Help
Subject:
Self-Help : General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Unabridged,Library - Unabridged CD
Publication Date:
20110719
Binding:
CD-audio
Language:
English
Dimensions:
6.4 x 6.7 x 0.9 in 0.6 lb

Related Subjects

Health and Self-Help » Psychology » General
Health and Self-Help » Self-Help » General
History and Social Science » Gender Studies » Womens Studies

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