Was Simone de Beauvoir as feminist as we thought?
Seventy years after The Second Sex reinvented women’s liberation, her legacy has its contradictions – but it should not be overlooked
"Her life raises a question she had to live: are we the sum of all of our actions, or the sum of our worst?" My piece on Beauvoir's legacy
"the catch about becoming is that you can’t undo the past; you can only renegotiate its meaning as you look to the future" -- very nice article from
on Beauvoir's life and philosophy