From bestselling author Susanna Sonnenberg comes a stunningly candid, compulsively
readable, and intensely provocative book about female friendships.
A ruthless and illuminating exploration of the
friendships that dominated, influenced, nourished, inspired, and haunted her—and
sometimes tore her apart—Susanna Sonnenberg has written a book as searing and
superb as her first book about her mother, Her Last Death.
Childhood friendships, friendships with older women,
friendships that play out with the passion and intensity of love affairs, and the
friendships between new mothers—each has its own subtleties, its own lessons
that Sonnenberg examines and understands with astounding acuity. Sonnenberg’s
style is investigative and ruminative; the result is candid and fearlessly
observed portraits of the nuances and complexities of friendships that become
For women of all ages, She Matters is testimony to the
emotional significance of the sometimes intense and powerful bonds of female
friendships—and the essential role they play in our journey to adulthood and
our deepening humanity. Download and start listening now!