Zoe Greenberg

Critic

USA

Zoe Greenberg is a Researcher Assistant for Nick Kristof and Charles Blow at the New York Times. She likes birds and TV and can't stay neutral on a moving train.

7.0 Rating
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, author of “Americanah” and “We Should All Be Feminists,” remembers the hushed tones that accompanied her first period. In a recent interview in New York, she leaned in to mimic her mother’s voice. “‘What are you doing with your menstrual pads?’” she whispers. “My mother taught me to go burn them in the backyard when nobody’s looking.” Ms. Adichie never fully understood the shame that was sup ...