by Danica Davidson

She Fights Back

How to be the best troublemaker you can be

For too long women have been expected to be passive. Two recent books — No Excuses: 9 Ways Women Can Change How We Think about Power (Seal Press, $24.95) by Gloria Feldt and Push Comes to Shove (MIT Press, 27.95) by Maud Lavin — champion and advocate driven and aggressive women. Push Comes to Shove discusses the current state of art and entertainment, while No Excuses offers a mixture of memoir, anecdote and advice on how women can step forward and take what is rightfully theirs.

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