Posted on 06/23/2019 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Reviving Ophelia: Saving the Selves of Adolescent Girls made a huge splash in the years following its 1994 publication.

Now, twenty-five years later, author Mary Pipher has made some revisions and updates (with the help of her daughter Sara) in the anniversary edition.

For one reviewer, novelist Genevieve Valentine, the changes didn’t quite seem to catch it up with the times, but that doesn’t mean she advocates tossing it out with your cassette tapes and floppy disks.

Read Valentine’s full review of Reviving Ophelia on NPR.

Categories: Today in Books

Tagged As: Book reviews, Nonfiction, NPR

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