Caitlin Flanagan is the author of Girl Land and To Hell with All That: Loving and Loathing Our Inner Housewife. She writes for The Atlantic, and her work has also appeared in The New Yorker, the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, and other national publications. Her essays have been anthologized in Best American Essays, Best American Magazine Writing and Best American Travel Writing, and she is the recipient of a National Magazine Award for Reviews and Criticism. She is a graduate of the University of Virginia and lives in Los Angeles.
Sheryl Sandberg’s book Lean In is inherently dismissive about the deeply valuable job of child rearing