From Publishers Weekly
Starred Review. Ollivier's manifesto belongs in that rare class of books that must be listened to on audio rather than read in print. Her performance of her own book is so delicious and pitch-perfect that it demands a hearing, if for nothing else than the hilarious recounted conversations between herself and various French female interlocutors, whom she presents with a faultless blend of Gallic style and nonchalance. Her accent is impeccable—to American ears, anyway—achieved during a decade of living in France and being married to a Frenchman. As she wends her way through love, sex, food, sex, child-rearing, sex, politics, and more sex, Ollivier compares American women's neuroticism and anxiety to French women's devil-may-care attitude.
Debra Ollivier has written for "Salon, Harpers, Playboy, Le Monde," and a variety of other publications. She’ s a California girl who married a Frenchman and lived in France, where her children were born, for a decade. She now lives in Los Angeles.