Recollections of My Nonexistence: A Memoir

Recollections of My Nonexistence: A Memoir An electric portrait of the artist as a young woman that asks how a writer finds her voice in a society that prefers women to be silent n nIn Recollections of My Nonexistence, Rebecca Solnit describes her formation as a writer and as a feminist in 1980s San Francisco, in an atmosphere of gender violen

My Life on the Road

My Life on the Road Gloria Steinem writer, activist, organizer, and one of the most inspiring leaders in the world now tells a story she has never told before, a candid account of how her early years led her to live an on the road kind of life, traveling, listening to people, learning, and creating change She reveals

How Not To Be a Boy

How Not To Be a Boy Rules for being a man Don t Cry Love Sport Play Rough Drink Beer Don t Talk About FeelingsBut Robert Webb has been wondering for some time now are those rules actually any use To anyone Looking back over his life, from schoolboy crushes on girls and boys to discovering the power of making pe

Asking For It

Asking For It It s the beginning of the summer in a small town in Ireland Emma O Donovan is eighteen years old, beautiful, happy, confident One night, there s a party Everyone is there All eyes are on Emma n nThe next morning, she wakes on the front porch of her house She can t remember what happened, she do

The Lady's Handbook for Her Mysterious Illness

The Lady's Handbook for Her Mysterious Illness Sarah Ramey recounts the decade long saga of how a seemingly minor illness in her senior year of college turned into a prolonged and elusive condition that destroyed her health but that doctors couldn t diagnose or treat Worse, as they failed to cure her, they hinted that her devastating symptoms w

We Should All Be Feminists

We Should All Be Feminists What does feminism mean today That is the question at the heart of We Should All Be Feminists, a personal, eloquently argued essay adapted from her much viewed TEDx talk of the same name by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, the award winning author of Americanah and Half of a Yellow Sun n nWith humor and

The Handmaid's Tale

The Handmaid's Tale Offred is a Handmaid in the Republic of Gilead She may leave the home of the Commander and his wife once a day to walk to food markets whose signs are now pictures instead of words because women are no longer allowed to read She must lie on her back once a month and pray that the Commander makes h

The Second Sex

The Second Sex Newly translated and unabridged in English for the first time, Simone de Beauvoir s masterwork is a powerful analysis of the Western notion of woman, and a groundbreaking exploration of inequality and otherness This long awaited new edition reinstates significant portions of the original French

Bad Feminist

Bad Feminist Pink is my favorite color I used to say my favorite color was black to be cool, but it is pink all shades of pink If I have an accessory, it is probably pink I read Vogue, and I m not doing it ironically, though it might seem that way I once live tweeted the September issue n nIn these funny and