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Tinea and 12 other people liked Zanna's review of Vegan Stories:
Vegan Stories by Julie H. Rosenfield
"I received this as a Christmas gift last year, and was in no particular hurry to get around to it, which means that a whole year passed during which I was going to London Vegan Meetup events without knowing that I was fraternising with this book's..." Read more of this review »
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The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood

Margaret Atwood has such a way with metaphors. Give her a calm pond filled with normal plant life, and she'll make you see corpses floating in their own blood. An addictive sort of morbidity.

Anyways. It seems like every time I turn around th..." Read more of this review »
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Daughters of Africa by Margaret Busby
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Daughters of Africa by Margaret Busby
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Margaret Busby couldn't find the book she wanted, so she created it. More than a book, an act of resistance, a work of love, a gift. Samples of writing by Black women from all over the world, g..." Read more of this review »
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To Die in Mexico by John Gibler
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"Don't come here and count the dead. Anyone can do that. Tell the stories of life. Profile the fear, which is another death that no one covers; it is an encroaching death, and it is the worst."

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The World and Other Places by Jeanette Winterson
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Harriet Tubman by Catherine Clinton
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Surprisingly influential in my understanding of feminism, activism, and intersectionality: inspired by Tubman's life's work and the ways selected pieces have been elevated or eliminated from the historical narrative. Couple with Bell Hooks and Michel ...more
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