Money, a Memoir: Women, Emotions, and Cash by Liz Perle
Reviewed by Sandra Tsing Loh
The Atlantic Monthly
"Apparently it's the last post-feminist taboo. So let's violate it. Just for you, my friend, today I'm going to open it wide... My pocketbook, my purselet, my hidden portmonee... Yeah, I'm going to push aside all the secret velvety folds and show you that most intimate of female parts: my money. Because oddly, in this age of the blinding white Oprah pantsuit, when everything is illuminated, it seems a Victorian lace curtain still hangs over the delicate womanly matter of our personal expenditures. But unlike most urban professional females, I'm going to rip back that curtain, I'm going to bare all, I'm going to feed you raw numbers like oysters..." Read the entire Atlantic Monthly review.