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In 'Females,' The State Is Less A Biological Condition Than An Existential One

In 'Females,' The State Is Less A Biological Condition Than An Existential One

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Simone de Beauvoir famously wrote that "one is not born, but rather becomes, a woman," a claim I could imagine making writer and critic Andrea Long Chu roll her eyes. At the very least, Chu has an update: "Everyone is female," she writes in the appropriately titled Females, her first book, "and …

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