Our Shared Shelf

Dear Readers,

As part of my work with UN Women, I have started reading as many books and essays about equality as I can get my hands on. There is so much amazing stuff out there! Funny, inspiring, sad, thought-provoking, empowering! I’ve been discovering so much that, at times, I’ve felt like my head was about to explode… I decided to start a Feminist book club, as I want to share what I’m learning and hear your thoughts too.

The plan is to select and read a book every month, then discuss the wo
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The Handmaid's Tale
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May 1, 2017
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June 30, 2017
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WIN a copy of The Handmaids Tale SIGNED by Margaret Atwood!!
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+ Announcements
* New Moderator - Cordelia!
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* May/June book! The Handmaid's Tale
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Emma to interview Clarissa Pinkola Estés
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July/August (2016) book! Hunger Makes Me a Modern Girl
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Mar/Apr book! Women Who Run With the Wolves
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First Book!! My Life on the Road, by Gloria Steinem
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This topic has been closed to new comments. * Transcription/Proofreading/Translation (TPT) Agenda
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This topic has been closed to new comments. * [ES] Índice de temas en español
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This topic has been closed to new comments. * [FR] Index des messages en français
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Transcription & Translation in OSS
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This topic has been closed to new comments. [EN/EL/IT/PT/NL/中文] Emma Watson & Gloria Steinem in Conversation
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This topic has been closed to new comments. [EN/ES/IT/NL/AF/PT] Caitlin Moran & Emma Watson Transcriptions [Clips 1 to 3]
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Thoughts on the ending...
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Planned Parenthood demonstration
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The Handmaid's Tale- favorite quotes
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Satire in The Handmaid's Tale
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[ES] (mayo/junio) "El cuento de la criada", de Margaret Atwood
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Slight confusion with the way the story is told...
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IRON JOHN: Men and Masculinity
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Has anybody read this book before?
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Wild Woman's Portrayal in Films
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Difficult to Read
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"dirt stories"
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Is this really for all women?
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+ Feminism
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Can being Bisexual come from Feminism?
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Love+Feminism=?
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What do you think of Emma Watson as a feminist?
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Sexist Joke ...
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+ Intersectionality
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Intersectionality: What is it? What is it not?
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Feminism in The Netherlands
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Feminism in Italy
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Feminism in India
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Feminisim in Mexico
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Feminisim in Mexico
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Feminism in Indonesia
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+ Book Suggestions
* How To Suggest a Book
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Books on Sexism in Religion
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What is your favorite Black feminist author and book?
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Wondering what to read?
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Biographies about strong women?
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Womens Education
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+ Pay it Forward!
* May/June - The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood
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Nov/Dec—Mom & Me & Mom by Maya Angelou
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Jun—Persepolis, Marjane Satrapi
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Apr—How To Be A Woman, Caitlin Moran
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May—The Argonauts, Maggie Nelson
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Jan—My Life On The Road, Gloria Steinem
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This topic has been closed to new comments. * ɴᴏᴛɪᴄᴇ: Contact Moderators
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* ɴᴏᴛɪᴄᴇ: Administrative Issues
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FEEDBACK
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Emma Watson Audio Book
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Feminist cards game
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Sexism
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Shared Shelf Stickers / Book Fairies
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Find your voice
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[FR] Les Monologues du Vagin
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Vaginas and Identity
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