The Second Sex by Simone de Beauvoir

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.

The 62nd 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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Name Binding Sales Rank Lowest New Lowest Used Published
El segundo sexo/ The Second Sex (Spanish Edition) Paperback 2495864 $54.99 $59.51 1999
The Second Sex Paperback 9381 $11.94 $6.29 2011
By Simone de Beauvoir - The Second Sex (Reissue) (11/17/89) Paperback 327749 $22.23 $12.50 1989
The Second Sex (German Edition) Paperback 1289920 $131.00 $9.95 1998
The Second Sex Kindle Edition 33973 $12.79 2012
The Second Sex. Simon de Beauvoir Paperback 1457244 $14.82 $17.99 2010
The Second Sex Mass Market Paperback 2098122 $4.88 1970
The Works of Simone de Beauvoir Kindle Edition 44787 $1.99 2013
Le Deuxième Sexe, tome 2 : L'Expérience vécue (French Edition) Paperback 7474196 $36.00 $35.00 1966
The Second Sex (Everyman's Library Classics) Hardcover 1075115 $19.93 $17.95 1993
The Second Sex (Picador Classics S.) Paperback 891671 $126.36 $0.99 1988
The Second Sex Paperback 30300 $15.42 $4.07 1989
The Second Sex Publisher: Vintage Paperback 1241582 $74.96 $8.40
The Second Sex (Everyman's Library Classics & Contemporary Classics) Hardcover 556083 $17.50 $15.54 1993
The Second Sex Paperback 2600677 $9.99 $7.79 2007
The Second Sex Hardcover 2349068 $102.80 $10.11 1953
El Segundo Sexo / the Second Sex (Feminismos) (Spanish Edition) Paperback 1400057 $49.95 $131.74 2004
El Segundo Sexo / The Second Sex (Biblioteca Avrea) (Spanish Edition) Hardcover 4669920 $93.68 $83.61 2005
The Second Sex: The Classic Manifesto of the Liberated Woman (Vintage Books, No. 227) Paperback 562329 $45.00 $6.95 1974
The Second Sex Hardcover 90498 $26.62 $15.99 2010
Segundo Sexo, El - 2 Tomos (Spanish Edition) Paperback 18488800 $67.82
The Works of Simone de Beauvoir: The Second Sex and The Ethics Of Ambiguity Paperback 516488 $11.78 $7.83 2011