Playing the Whore

Playing the Whore by Melissa Gira Grant

Playing the Whore by Melissa Gira Grant

Melissa Gira Grant’s Playing the Whore: The Work of Sex Work is a slender, not narrow, book, though Gira Grant admits that her scope of investigation is, in fact, limited. Purposely. An admission, lest anyone think she attempts to speak beyond her purview. Grant is quite clear on this point: She will not make the singular plural, or make sweeping statements in order to “make clearer” or simpler some argument that is neither clear nor simple.

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