The Panic Years: In search of motherhood

Book review: Journalist Nell Frizzell wanted a baby but her bodyclock was a time bomb

Nell Frizzell: Gives an extraordinary amount of detail about everyday events

Nell Frizzell: Gives an extraordinary amount of detail about everyday events

 “Fertility is such a difficult feminist issue because our biology hasn’t caught up with our politics.” In her bracing debut, The Panic Years, journalist Nell Frizzell examines the period in a woman’s life where she can have children, and the many dilemmas, heartaches and joys that spring from that.

Frizzell’s warts-and-all approach goes deep into her subject matter, using her own life, and the experience of peers and friends, to give us a raw, affecting and important book on what it means to be a woman in today’s society.

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