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All About Love: New Visions
All About Love: New Visions
by bell hooks
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We're taught to think of love as something that happens to us. It's a magical but altogether passive experience. In her deeply personal and emphatic All about Love, renowned social activist and feminist bell hooks asserts that, in fact, love is a choice... (read more)

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Bad Feminist
Bad Feminist
by Roxane Gay
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In a year full of debates on who is and isn't doing feminism "correctly," Roxane Gay's book of essays was a refreshing look at the expectations we hold for both women in the spotlight and ourselves as self-declared feminists. Volleying between humor... (read more)

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Cunt: A  Declaration of Independence
Cunt: A Declaration of Independence
by Inga Muscio and Betty Dodson
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This book is for any woman who has been frustrated at the world but doesn't know why. Muscio is unforgiving and blunt in her delivery of her fantastically liberating experiences that make her a woman. Relatable, funny, and completely shocking at times... (read more)

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Half the Sky: Turning Oppression Into Opportunity for Women Worldwide (Vintage)
Half the Sky: Turning Oppression Into Opportunity for Women Worldwide (Vintage)
by Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn
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In this thought-provoking and profoundly inspiring book, Kristof and WuDunn reveal the cruel and maddening reality faced by women who experience violence and oppression. Half the Sky will stir feelings of admiration and discomfort, and hopefully sow the... (read more)

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The Lives of the Muses: Nine Women & the Artists They Inspired
The Lives of the Muses: Nine Women & the Artists They Inspired
by Francine Prose
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In nine mini-biographies Prose finds the qualities in each woman that defines her as a muse. Elegantly written. Fascinatingly unique.... (read more)

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The Bitch in the House: 26 Women Tell the Truth about Sex, Solitude, Work, Motherhood, and Marriage
The Bitch in the House: 26 Women Tell the Truth about Sex, Solitude, Work, Motherhood, and Marriage
by Cathi Hanauer
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Great essays like these give you an opportunity to look at the world through another person's eyes and re-examine your own experiences. The 26 included here take you on a journey through the a myriad women's lives. I laughed, I cried, I felt better about... (read more)

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Nightingales: The Extraordinary Upbringing and Curious Life of Miss Florence Nightingale
Nightingales: The Extraordinary Upbringing and Curious Life of Miss Florence Nightingale
by Gillian Gill
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Absolutely fascinating biography of a brilliant Victorian woman, her times, and her hugely interesting family. Florence struggled successfully against all the conventions of her time and Gill tells her story with nuance, skill, and empathy. This is one... (read more)

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Bitchfest: Ten Years of Cultural Criticism from the Pages of Bitch Magazine
Bitchfest: Ten Years of Cultural Criticism from the Pages of Bitch Magazine
by Lisa Jervis and Andi Zeisler
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Girl power, Riot Grrrl, first-, second-, or third-wave feminist — however you choose to label your gender-equality insistence, Bitch magazine has had you covered. To celebrate their ten year anniversary, Bitch has released this cultural compendium; a... (read more)

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Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide
Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide
by Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn
Staff Pick
In this thought-provoking and profoundly inspiring book, Kristof and WuDunn reveal the cruel and maddening reality faced by women who experience violence and oppression. Half the Sky will stir feelings of admiration and discomfort, and hopefully sow the... (read more)

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Bitch in the House 26 Women Tell the Truth About Sex Solitude Work Motherhood & Marriage
Bitch in the House 26 Women Tell the Truth About Sex Solitude Work Motherhood & Marriage
by Cathi Hanauer
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Great essays like these give you an opportunity to look at the world through another person's eyes and re-examine your own experiences. The 26 included here take you on a journey through the a myriad women's lives. I laughed, I cried, I felt better about... (read more)

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Infidel
Infidel
by Ayaan Hirsi Ali
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Ali's memoir Infidel reveals an extraordinary woman who survived a harrowing early life, fled to the Netherlands to escape an arranged marriage, and was elected to that country's Parliament before death threats landed her under 24-hour guard. Not every... (read more)

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Mr. Madam: Confessions of a Male Madam
Mr. Madam: Confessions of a Male Madam
by Kenneth Marlowe
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