The advertisement for The Feminine Mystique that W. W. Norton placed in the New York Times Book Review in June 1963. At the time, The Feminine Mystique was in its seventh printing just four months after publication. Over the decades, Friedan’s book has sold over three million copies and been published in 20 different languages.
As we at Norton celebrate our own 90th anniversary this year (Independent Publishers Since 1923), we’re proud to publish the 50th Anniversary edition of The Feminine Mystique. High-res

The advertisement for The Feminine Mystique that W. W. Norton placed in the New York Times Book Review in June 1963. At the time, The Feminine Mystique was in its seventh printing just four months after publication. Over the decades, Friedan’s book has sold over three million copies and been published in 20 different languages.

As we at Norton celebrate our own 90th anniversary this year (Independent Publishers Since 1923), we’re proud to publish the 50th Anniversary edition of The Feminine Mystique.