The Housewives takes an in-depth look at the Real Housewives phenomenon, from its origins on Bravo to its current status as a pop culture touchstone. Brian Moylan delves deep into the minds of the show’s stars and producers, offering keen insights into what makes them tick. He also pulls back the curtain on their often messy private lives, providing a no-holds-barred account of what it’s like to be a housewife today. This is essential reading for anyone interested in reality TV or women’s lifestyles – and anyone who just can’t get enough of those catfights!
For who is this book for ?
This book is for people who are interested in the Real Housewives phenomenon and want to get an in-depth look at what makes them tick. Moylan provides keen insights into what makes the show’s stars interesting, as well as pulling back the curtain on their often messy private lives.
- The Housewives is well-written and insightful
- The book offers a great look inside the Real Housewives phenomenon
- It provides an up close and personal view of what it’s like to be a housewife today
- The Housewives is a little too gossipy for my taste
- I found the author’s commentary to be simplistic and unenlightening
- The book feels unfinished, like Moylan only scratched the surface of this topic
Learn more about the author
Brian Moylan is a writer and humorist who has contributed to the New York Times, the Guardian, Salon, Playboy, and other publications. He is also a contributing editor at Vulture.com.
“If you love the Real Housewives, you need to read this book. Moylan takes an in-depth look at the phenomenon—from its origins on Bravo to its current status as a pop culture touchstone. He offers keen insights into what makes these women tick and pulls back the curtain on their often messy private lives.”
“The Housewives is a must-read for any fan of Bravo’s Real Housewives franchise. Brian Moylan provides an insider’s look at the women behind the catfights, and offers readers a glimpse into their private lives. This book is juicy, scandalous, and downright entertaining!”
“Smart, funny and dishy, The Housewives is a must-read for anyone who has ever obsessed over the Real Housewives franchise.”
“If you love the Housewives, or even just reality TV in general, then this is definitely a book for you. Brian Moylan does an amazing job of dissecting not only what makes these shows so addictive to watch, but also what lies behind the women’s public personas.”