Cultural critic Laura Kipnis recently found herself embroiled in a colleague's sexual harassment case. Presented with a trove of relevant documents, she dove in with the zeal of the detectives and adventurers who populate her list of formative books, from Nancy Drew to Fear of Flying - and even a little Freud.
Laura Kipnis is a cultural critic whose work focuses on sexual politics, emotion, acting out, bad behavior, and various other crevices of the American psyche. Her latest book is Unwanted Advances: Sexual Paranoia Comes to Campus; her previous books, which include Men: Notes from an Ongoing Investigation and Against Love: A Polemic, have been translated into fifteen languages. She teaches at Northwestern University.
Laura Kipnis's eight books: