We’re Going to Need More Wine is a collection of essays by Gabrielle Union. The title comes from a conversation she had with her friends about the challenges and tribulations that women face. The book covers everything fromUnion’s experiences as an actress and model, to her personal life, including her marriage to Dwyane Wade and rumors of his infidelity. Union writes candidly about topics such as racism, depression, abortion, and infertility. She offers up words of wisdom for young women while also showing vulnerability in order to connect with readers on a deeper level.
For who is this book for ?
We’re Going to Need More Wine is a candid and insightful look at the life of Gabrielle Union, written for women of all ages. Union opens up about her experiences as an actress and model, offering advice on how to overcome obstacles in these industries. She also provides advice on topics such as racism, depression, abortion, and infertility – areas which can be difficult for many women to openly discuss. The book includes personal stories from Union’s life that are funny, complicated, and true-to-life.
- Gabrielle Union is brutally honest in her writing, pulling no punches when discussing difficult topics.
- The essays are well written and engaging, providing readers with an intimate glimpse into the author’s life.
- Union offers up valuable advice for young women while also showcasing her own vulnerabilities.
- 1. The essays can be dense and heavy at times, making it difficult to get through
- 2. Some of the topics Union discusses are inherently sad or uncomfortable
- 3. She occasionally comes across as preachy or condescending
Learn more about the author
Gabrielle Union is an actress, model and activist. She has appeared in films such as Bring It On and Bad Boys II, and starred in the TV series Being Mary Jane. Her memoir We’re Going to Need More Wine was published in 2017.
“Gabrielle Union is a national treasure. She is intelligent, insightful, and brutally honest in her writing. This book is an amazing addition to her repertoire.”
“Gabrielle Union is the truth. She bares her soul in these pages and it’s a beautifully healing experience to witness…I closed this book feeling more seen, understood, loved, and connected than I ever thought possible.”
“Gabrielle Union’s vulnerability and openness makes you feel like you are friends with her. The topics that she discusses make it so clear why we need to talk about these things more openly. Abortion, infertility, racism…all of these very personal experiences that not many people want to share or bring up in conversation butUnion does it fearlessly and honestly.”
“Gabrielle Union is so honest and open in this book, it feels like you’re sitting down with her over a bottle of wine and she’s spilling everything. Which is why the title is perfect because that’s exactly what this book feels like: A conversation between girlfriends.”