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A Man Without a Country by Kurt Vonnegut
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kind of repetetive if you have ready everything else he has written, but i do love his critique of our current administration. he came out of semi-retirement to write this book bc he is so damn disgusted with out country.
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Katherine by Anchee Min
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this book shows the clash of cultures when a white woman from the US attempts to integrate herself into the chinese culture.
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Teaching to Transgress by Bell Hooks
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great alternative views on teaching learning and academia. she seems to be the type of teacher that i wish to emulate.
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Feminism is for Everybody by Bell Hooks
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this is the perfect, easy-to-read guide for feminists in training (which is, or should be, all of us) or those that don't like theory. she has short chapters on a wide range of topics that affect all of us. get it and read it!
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Dance the Eagle to Sleep by Marge Piercy
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the story of an attempted commune that resists the government. of course it has a horrible ending bc communes never work out. interesting study of how even the most social-justice oriented ideologies can become oppressive and dogmatic.
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Small Changes by Marge Piercy
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Summer People by Marge Piercy
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i didn't like this one as much bc it is not nearly as political as some of her other books. but it's still an enticing story that explores sexuality, relationships and issues of class and the environment.
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Woman on the Edge of Time by Marge Piercy
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this book shows a utopia-type place that a latina woman in NY can experience, which all piercy to put it in direct comparison to the hell that is her life in NY. like starhawk's The Fifth Sacred Thing, this book provides alternative ways of being and ...more
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Tales of Burning Love by Louise Erdrich
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The Beet Queen by Louise Erdrich
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