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Text me when you get home

Kayleen Schaefer

Text me when you get home

the evolution and triumph of modern female friendship

by Kayleen Schaefer

  • 6 Want to read
  • 3 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Popular Culture,
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs,
  • FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Friendship,
  • Female friendship

  • About the Edition

    Journalist Kayleen Schaefer has put together a completely new sociological perspective on the way we see our friends today, one that includes interviews with dozens of other women across the country: historians, creators of the most iconic films and television shows about female friendship (and Galentine"s Day!), celebrities, authors, and other experts. The end result is a validation of female friendship that"s never existed before.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 237-271).

    StatementKayleen Schaefer
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHM1161 .S48 2018
    The Physical Object
    Pagination275 pages
    Number of Pages275
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26883029M
    ISBN 101101986123
    ISBN 109781101986127
    LC Control Number2017041842

    "Text Me has the thrills and laughs of a romantic comedy, but with an inverted message: 'There just isn't only one love story in our lives,' Schaefer writes. If you're lucky, friends will be the protagonists in these multiple love stories. It's high time that we start seeing it that way."--NPR, 's Great Reads.   The following extract is from Kayleen Schaefer’s book, Text Me When You Get Home: The Evolution and Triumph of Modern Female Friendship. Text me when you get home. Usually it’s late when women say this to each other, the end of a night that at some point felt thrilling. We might have been at dinner, a concert, or a cocktail bar.

      Text Me When You Get Home by Kayleen Schaefer. Ma by ASKReviews 2 Comments. Best for: The book obviously stirred up a lot in me, but I’m not sure it is a great book. I think it is good, and perhaps I was expecting less anecdata and memoir (which is on me, not the author), but it felt like some things were missing. Text Me When You Get Home: The Evolution and Triumph of Modern Female Friendship by Kayleen Schaefer. My best friend Carissa and I have not lived in the same state since college, but our friendship thrives through late night phone .

      Sometimes a book finds you at the perfect moment. That's the only way I can describe stumbling upon a tweet praising Kayleen Schaefer's Text Me When You Get Home: The Evolution and Triumph of. About the Book. Text me when you get home. Those six words are a parting ritual for countless female friends, whether they’re spoken after a night out or an afternoon coffee. Yes, it’s about safety and keeping an eye out for each other, but those words also represent the solidarity, strength and love that goes into these friendships.


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Text me when you get home by Kayleen Schaefer Download PDF EPUB FB2

Praise for Text Me When You Get Home “A memoir of female friendship issues a call to action for BFFs everywhere.” —New York Times Book Review “Text Me has the thrills and laughs of a romantic comedy, but with an inverted message: ‘There just isn't only one love story in our lives,’ Schaefer you're lucky, friends will be the protagonists in these multiple love /5().

Text Me When You Get Home is a personal and sociological perspective - and ultimately a celebration - of the evolution of the modern female friendship. Kayleen Schaefer has experienced (and occasionally, narrowly survived) most every iteration of the m From Girls to Parks and Recreation to Bridesmaids, the female friendship has taken an /5.

It's a common call as women bid goodbye to each other: "Text me when you get home." And that's the title of Kayleen Schaefer's book about modern female friendship. She talks with Lulu Garcia-Navarro.

Like recent books that seek to elevate female friendship, All The Single Ladies (which, full disclosure, I worked on as a research assistant) and The H-Spot, Text Me When You Get Home Author: Rhaina Cohen.

“Text Me When You Get Home offers a new sociological perspective—as well as a celebration—of female friendships today.”—PopSugar “I went to an all-girls boarding school, so I thought I had a PhD in female friendship, but Text Me When You Get Home put me in my place.”—Town & Country, Editor's Pick “I was deeply moved by this : Kayleen Schaefer.

Praise. Praise for Text Me When You Get Home “A memoir of female friendship issues a call to action for BFFs everywhere.”—The New York Times Book Review “Text Me has the thrills and laughs of a romantic comedy, but with an inverted message: ‘There just isn’t only one love story in our lives,’ Schaefer you’re lucky, friends will be the protagonists in these multiple.

‘Text Me When You Get Home’ Is The Book You Need To Read If You’re Single On Valentine’s Day By: Sara Levine / Febru One Thursday night, my friends and I went to happy hour, as we often do, setting our sights on a douchey sports bar in the hopes of finding the slightly overweight frat alumni of our : Sara Levine.

Where “Text Me When You Get Home” proves liveliest is in tracing how popular culture has treated female friends and how the current cultural landscape is more hospitable than ever to the concept. She currently lives in New York City, and Text Me When You Get Home is her first book.

show more. Rating details. 5, ratings. out of 5 stars. 5 19% (1,) 4 32% (1,) 3 32% (1,) 2 12% () 1 4% () Book ratings by Goodreads. Goodreads is the world's largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. We're featuring millions /5(K).

Have you ever finished a night out with one of your girlfriends and asked her to text you when she gets home. American author Kayleen Schaefer has written a book about.

Kayleen wanted to examine and celebrate female friendship, in pop culture and in life. Text Me When You Get Home is a validation that has never existed before. A thoughtful, heart-soaring, deeply reported look at how women are taking a stand for their friendships and not letting go.

A thoughtful, heart-soaring, deeply reported look at how women are taking a stand for their friendships and not letting go. Overall, Text Me When You Get Home was an enjoyable read. It was nice reading about relationships between women, but I didn’t feel like I was learning anything.

I would be interested in seeing a book written about relationships between women that goes more in depth than this one, and that discusses women from different backgrounds. Text Me When You Get Home: The Evolution and Triumph of Modern Female Friendship by Kayleen Schaefer1 Introduction: Why Women Tell Each Other, “Text Me When You Get Home” “Women who say.

Praise for Text Me When You Get Home "A memoir of female friendship issues a call to action for BFFs everywhere."--The New York Times Book Review "Text Me has the thrills and laughs of a romantic comedy, but with an inverted message: 'There just isn't only one love story in our lives, ' Schaefer writes.

If you're lucky, friends will be the protagonists in these multiple love : $   I liked Text Me When You Get Home very much.

Unlike most nonfiction books I read, I actually read the introduction (I usually skip the introduction or preface because they are usually written after the entire book is done and often the author is over the subject matter and has moved on to new ideas so an introduction can ruin the tone of the actual book).

Text Me When You Get Home: The Evolution and Triumph of Modern Every page of this book has something valuable to impart about the necessity of fostering female bonds and tending them with the. Text Me When You Get Home is a partially autobiographical look at the depth, nature, and importance of female friendship.

She covers history, childhood and adolescence, the intersection of romantic relationships, changing attitudes, portrayal in the media and film/television, and more.

If you’re lucky, friends will be the protagonists in these multiple love stories. It’s high time that we start seeing it that way.”–NPR. A personal and sociological examination–and ultimately a celebration–of the evolution of female friendship in pop culture and modern society “Text me when you get home.”.

I really enjoyed Text Me When You Get Home and blew through it in a few days. It was easy to read, particularly for a nonfiction book. It was easy to read, particularly for a nonfiction book. I felt like Schaefer presents a story that will seem familiar to many women my age and the book is more effective for this connection.

Praise for Text Me When You Get Home "A memoir of female friendship issues a call to action for BFFs everywhere."--New York Times Book Review "Text Me has the thrills and laughs of a romantic comedy, but with an inverted message: 'There just isn't only one love story in our lives, ' Schaefer writes.

If you're lucky, friends will be the protagonists in these multiple love s:. Text Me When You Get Home: The Evolution and Triumph of Modern Female Friendship by Kayleen Schaefer 6, ratings, average rating, reviews Text Me When You Get Home Quotes Showing of 14 “In going back and thinking about my friendships and hearing about other women's, I see this: Our."Text me when you get home." We've all said it at the end of a night with our girlfriends.

But when you stop to think about it, that phrase is so much more than a request for confirmation that.Text Me When You Get Home, Kayleen Schaefer’s debut book, delves into her own revelation of the necessity of female friendship (she’s a reformed ‘guy’s girl’) as well as society’s revelation that women can be friends — yes, believe it or not it used to be believed that women didn’t have the temperament to be friends, such things.