We're Going to Need More Wine: Stories That Are Funny, Complicated, and True by Gabrielle Union
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We\'re Going to Need More Wine: Stories That Are Funny, Complicated, and True Audiobook by Gabrielle Union is a series of essays written by actress Gabrielle Union about many topics such as gender, sexuality, race, beauty, Hollywood, and the meaning of being a woman on these times, all these stories in between essay and memoir are treated with a honest and brave approach, exposing the real feeling of its writer and narrator.
Following a trend in Hollywood of actresses writing insightful material, as Amy Poehler and Lena Dunham has done it before; Gabrielle Union offers these series of essays based on her personal experience with her unique wisdom and sense of humor. On these audiobook, the actress talks about bullying, beauty standards and the competition among women in Hollywood, her childhood times in white suburban California along with her summer vacations with her black relatives in Nebraska. She also speaks about puberty and the relationships at that age, her parents’ divorce and she stands for women who had been raped since she has been one of the victims of sexual assault while she was studying in College.
With an honest and brave approach, Union expresses– in this audiobook – her thoughts bravely by open herself with no reservations in personal stories related to her experiences through all her stages in life: from childhood to her successful career as an actress in Hollywod. She also asks her readers to be right and concerned as well as promoting the power of sharing truth, laughter and support to others.
We're Going to Need More Wine: Stories That Are Funny, Complicated, and True Audiobook by Gabrielle Union is an audiobook released in October 2017, at the same time that the printed version hit the shelves of bookstores all over the United States. It takes 7 hours and 48 minutes to listen it to its completion with the voice of the author narrating the stories, providing the audiobook a close and personal approach to the narration.
The book has been in the New York Times bestselling list for several weeks and it has been nominated as Outstanding Literary Work to the NAACP Image award. Other recognitions the book has obtained includes the denomination of Book of the Year by The Root and the selection of it as Best New Celebrity Memoir given by Emma Straub.
Between Memoir and Essays, this audiobook will give you a clear vision of what life for a woman like Gabrielle Union is and it would make feel empathy at once. If you were not a fan of Union’s work and activism, at the end of the book you will turn into a new one and start admiring the actress who has been working in the big and small screen since the decade of the nineties.
It is the sort of book that makes you feel good about life with an approach full of wisdom and total honesty about several aspects that will make you think about your position in the world at the moment of reading it.