The Second Sex by Simone de Beauvoir

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The Second Sex (French: Le Deuxième Sexe, June 1949) is one of the best-known works of the French existentialist Simone de Beauvoir. It is a work on the treatment of women throughout history and often regarded as a major work of feminist literature.

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The 29th greatest nonfiction book of all time


This book is on the following lists:

  1. - 11th on Le Monde's 100 Books of the Century (Le Monde)
  2. - 13th on El Pais Favorite Books of 100 Spanish Authors (El Pais)
  3. - Books That Changed the World: The 50 Most Influential Books in Human History (Book)
  4. - 50 Books That Changed the World (Open Education Database)
  5. - Select 100 (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee)
  6. - 100 Most Influential Books of the Century (Boston Public Library)
  7. - The Bigger Read List (English PEN)
  8. - The 100 Most Influential Books Ever Written (Martin Seymour-Smith)

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