Gender

Ain't I a Woman: Black Women and Feminism by Bell Hooks - Book Review

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$38.45
ISBN: 9781138821514
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Published: Routledge - October 20th, 2014

This important work should immediately make its way to your bookshelf. hooks will open your eyes and light a fire in your heart to rejuvenate the feminist - and humanist - movement. ~ Reviewed by Jess Hanlon


The Secret History of Wonder Woman by Jill Lepore - Book Review

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$16.95
ISBN: 9780804173407
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Published: Vintage - July 7th, 2015

Extensively researched and full of comic book nuggets, LePore creates an exciting history of Wonder Woman's scandalous past. On another note, is it surprising Amy Poehler's book (Yes Please) was published the same day as Womder Woman's? YOu never see the two at once...hmmm... ~ Reviewed by Jess Hanlon


If You Could Be Mine

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$9.95
ISBN: 9781616204556
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Published: Algonquin Young Readers - September 9th, 2014

Iran is not a place that accepts two girls falling in love. When Nasrin’s parents arrange for her marriage, her best friend Sahar contemplates becoming a man so they can be together. ~ Reviewed by Bonnie Winchester


If You Could Be Mine

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If You Could Be Mine: A Novel Cover Image
$9.95
ISBN: 9781616204556
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Published: Algonquin Young Readers - September 9th, 2014

Sahar told her mother she was going to marry Nasrin when she was six years old. The problem is that Nasrin is her best female friend. And in Iran, it is a very dangerous place for two girls in love. Sahar’s journey to trying to find a way to be with Nasrin takes many unusual turns. The world of Iran comes to life. First novel. Ages 13 up. ~ Reviewed by Jeanette


Bad Feminist

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ISBN: 9780062282712
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Published: Harper Perennial - August 5th, 2014

I am a feminist and:

  • I listen to that degrading stuff Eminem calls music
  • I'll read discarded Cosmopolitan Magazines
  • I got married and changed my name
  • Roxane Gay makes me feel okay about all these things

~ Reviewed by Jess Hanlon


The Reappearing Act

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The Reappearing Act: Coming Out as Gay on a College Basketball Team Led by Born-Again Christians Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781629142050
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Published: Skyhorse - May 6th, 2014

Former Saratoga Springs resident and Post-Star reporter, Fagan shares her memoirs with caustic wit and humble honesty. You'll find solace in this soulful expression of a coming-out story contextualized within the culture of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. ~ Reviewed by Bonnie Winchester


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