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The Mists of Avalon (Avalon, #1)
This was slow as all hell halfway through---so slow I pondered setting it down. Luckily, it picked up the pace again at about p.500. I really enjoyed ...more
Jun 20, 2012
Aug 11, 2009
For Her Own Good: Two Centuries of the Experts' Advice to Women
For Her Own Good is an interesting tale: the evolution of the relationship of women and experts and all its twists, turns, and cul-de-sacs. It is diff ...more
Apr 2008
Apr 08, 2008
The Handmaid's Tale
Especially disturbing to read this during the current bout of woman-hating. Beautiful, difficult, terrifying book. I need to read it again already.
Apr 12, 2012
Apr 07, 2012
The Book of the City of Ladies
Quite interesting book. Not a text I'd recommend for people wanting to talk about feminism in the modern world, especially outside the context of Cath ...more
Mar 23, 2011
Jan 05, 2011
BITCHfest: Ten Years of Cultural Criticism from the Pages of Bitch Magazine
An absolutely fantastic book. A collection of essays, articles, and other short pieces from Bitch magazine, it contains some essays that are truly tho ...more
Mar 09, 2008
Mar 04, 2008
A Vindication of the Rights of Women
Engaging, prescient, ahead of its time; she repeats herself quite a bit (the thing could've been far shorter), and she's quite religious, but I found ...more
Dec 24, 2012
Jul 09, 2012
Small Wonder
So very full of hope -- a book focused on the ills of the world, but with one of the more uplifting approaches to those ills. A really lovely book.
Jun 20, 2010
Sep 09, 2009
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