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 Power
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November 1, 2017
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December 31, 2017
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+ Announcements
* Nov/Dec book! The Power by Naomi Alderman
By Emma · 94 posts · 2992 views
last updated 4 hours, 13 min ago
Announcing the WINNERS of Hunger by Roxane Gay!
By Cordelia · 59 posts · 2324 views
last updated 23 hours, 5 min ago
First Book!! My Life on the Road, by Gloria Steinem (2016)
By Emma · 1212 posts · 33541 views
last updated Nov 15, 2017 03:27PM
100,000 Members!
By Emma · 156 posts · 6255 views
last updated Nov 14, 2017 01:54AM
The WINNER of Emma Watson's own signed 'Hunger' book is...
By Jo , Our Shared Shelf Moderator · 31 posts · 549 views
last updated Nov 09, 2017 03:36PM
Sept/Oct book! Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body by Roxane Gay
By Emma · 172 posts · 6842 views
last updated Nov 06, 2017 12:24PM
* Transcription & Translation in OSS
By Ana , Our Shared Shelf Moderator · 47 posts · 1511 views
last updated Sep 17, 2017 03:51AM
This topic has been closed to new comments. * Transcription/Proofreading/Translation (TPT) Agenda
By Ana , Our Shared Shelf Moderator · 1 post · 627 views
last updated Jul 28, 2016 02:00AM
This topic has been closed to new comments. * [ES] Índice de temas en español
By Ana , Our Shared Shelf Moderator · 1 post · 1261 views
last updated Feb 13, 2016 09:07AM
This topic has been closed to new comments. * [FR] Index des messages en français
By Katelyn , Our Shared Shelf Moderator · 1 post · 759 views
last updated Mar 05, 2016 10:09AM
This topic has been closed to new comments. [EN/EL/IT/PT/NL/中文] Emma Watson & Gloria Steinem in Conversation
By Ana , Our Shared Shelf Moderator · 27 posts · 2216 views
last updated Jun 17, 2017 06:12PM
This topic has been closed to new comments. [EN/ES/IT/NL/AF/PT] Caitlin Moran & Emma Watson Transcriptions [Clips 1 to 3]
By Ana , Our Shared Shelf Moderator · 7 posts · 911 views
last updated May 13, 2017 09:01AM
The Power: What Would You Do? (FUN)
By Meelie , Our Shared Shelf Moderator · 31 posts · 210 views
last updated Nov 17, 2017 12:32PM
The Power by Naomi Alderman: post your reviews!!
By Katelyn , Our Shared Shelf Moderator · 7 posts · 485 views
last updated Nov 16, 2017 08:12PM
QUOTES to think/talk about
By Sophia · 8 posts · 162 views
last updated Nov 16, 2017 12:57PM
Connections to other books
By Jo · 5 posts · 231 views
last updated Nov 09, 2017 10:36AM
Goodreads Choice Awards 2017
By Britt · 2 posts · 94 views
last updated Nov 07, 2017 01:53PM
Sep/Oct - Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body by Roxane Gay - Post Your Reviews!
By Meelie , Our Shared Shelf Moderator · 67 posts · 1194 views
last updated Nov 05, 2017 08:06PM
Roxanne Gay's "Difficult Women"
By Emma · 5 posts · 270 views
last updated Nov 05, 2017 09:54AM
Bad Feminist Essays
By Meelie , Our Shared Shelf Moderator · 43 posts · 687 views
last updated Nov 03, 2017 07:08AM
Where are the topics?
By Buffalotinche… · 4 posts · 1753 views
last updated Oct 31, 2017 11:01AM
Low Self-Esteem
By Griselda · 15 posts · 323 views
last updated Oct 15, 2017 08:40PM
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+ Feminism
Women's quota - good or bad?
By MeerderWörter · 37 posts · 99 views
last updated Nov 17, 2017 04:45AM
Female Dress Codes
By Clare · 33 posts · 414 views
last updated Nov 15, 2017 12:21PM
#OrangeTheWorld - 16 Days against Violence against Women"
By MeerderWörter · 12 posts · 52 views
last updated Nov 14, 2017 07:30PM
Being a Feminist in Harvey Weinstein's World
By Agus · 43 posts · 398 views
last updated Nov 13, 2017 04:25PM
Progress?
By Ross · 93 posts · 2321 views
last updated Nov 09, 2017 07:00AM
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+ Intersectionality
Political Discourse and its Effect on Intersectionality
By Adam · 41 posts · 314 views
last updated Nov 13, 2017 05:49AM
Feminine or Masculine in the fourth wave
By Ross · 9 posts · 250 views
last updated Nov 08, 2017 07:01PM
Expectations on a Newborn
By MeerderWörter · 43 posts · 2129 views
last updated Nov 05, 2017 09:30AM
Intersex - What is it? What is it not?
By MeerderWörter · 124 posts · 2459 views
last updated Nov 02, 2017 06:30PM
Indigenous/Aboriginal Feminism(s)
By Kharoll-Ann · 5 posts · 88 views
last updated Oct 24, 2017 11:31AM
Cultural Appropriation
By MeerderWörter · 30 posts · 234 views
last updated Oct 10, 2017 09:08AM
[DE] Feminism in Germany
By Laura · 83 posts · 2256 views
last updated Nov 16, 2017 06:19AM
Feminism in France
By Laura · 105 posts · 2579 views
last updated Oct 29, 2017 12:14PM
Feminism in Spain
By Tania · 21 posts · 788 views
last updated Oct 18, 2017 04:56PM
Feminism in Turkey
By Efe · 5 posts · 114 views
last updated Oct 09, 2017 01:16PM
Feminisim in Mexico
By Ana · 18 posts · 595 views
last updated Aug 30, 2017 04:14PM
Feminism in Poland
By Karolina · 8 posts · 105 views
last updated Aug 24, 2017 08:45PM
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+ Book Suggestions
* How To Suggest a Book
By Katelyn , Our Shared Shelf Moderator · 14 posts · 6322 views
last updated 3 hours, 46 min ago
This topic has been closed to new comments. * If you liked HUNGER by Roxane Gay...
By Katelyn , Our Shared Shelf Moderator · 1 post · 79 views
last updated Oct 01, 2017 05:53PM
what can I read ?
By Noémie · 10 posts · 151 views
last updated Nov 07, 2017 08:16AM
The Invisibility of Women Scientists
By Maricela · 33 posts · 387 views
last updated Oct 29, 2017 03:43PM
Gender Violence - Perpetrator's Perspective
By Giulia · 34 posts · 183 views
last updated Oct 20, 2017 03:21AM
Start Reading Feminist Literature
By Gala · 14 posts · 1962 views
last updated Oct 08, 2017 04:33AM
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+ Pay it Forward!
* Nov/Dec: The Power by Naomi Alderman
By Katelyn , Our Shared Shelf Moderator · 5 posts · 133 views
last updated Nov 17, 2017 06:46AM
* Pay It Forward - Non-OSS Books!
By Ana , Our Shared Shelf Moderator · 6 posts · 141 views
last updated Nov 16, 2017 11:49AM
Apr—How To Be A Woman, Caitlin Moran
By Noina · 36 posts · 2207 views
last updated Nov 16, 2017 09:25PM
May/June - The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood
By Meelie , Our Shared Shelf Moderator · 13 posts · 755 views
last updated Nov 13, 2017 08:45AM
Jan—My Life On The Road, Gloria Steinem
By Katelyn , Our Shared Shelf Moderator · 19 posts · 1863 views
last updated Oct 31, 2017 11:02AM
Jan/Feb—The Vagina Monologues by Eve Ensler
By Meelie , Our Shared Shelf Moderator · 19 posts · 2505 views
last updated Oct 31, 2017 12:07AM
This topic has been closed to new comments. * FAQ's
By Meelie , Our Shared Shelf Moderator · 1 post · 378 views
last updated Jul 26, 2017 08:57AM
This topic has been closed to new comments. * ɴᴏᴛɪᴄᴇ: Contact Moderators
By Katelyn , Our Shared Shelf Moderator · 1 post · 792 views
last updated Jan 26, 2016 09:24AM
* ɴᴏᴛɪᴄᴇ: Administrative Issues
By Katelyn , Our Shared Shelf Moderator · 1 post · 3013 views
last updated Jan 26, 2016 09:26AM
Shouldn't we read some anti-feminist books?
By Rafa · 63 posts · 2132 views
last updated Nov 17, 2017 08:33AM
How long will Our Shared Shelf run?
By Dagny Moland · 43 posts · 3472 views
last updated Nov 02, 2017 06:35PM
Girls Leadership Topics - Help Needed!
By Katie · 11 posts · 123 views
last updated Jul 10, 2017 02:12PM
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+ Miscellaneous
* Introduction
By Jessica · 1774 posts · 15087 views
last updated Oct 12, 2017 11:40AM
Is transracial a thing?
By Ashley · 17 posts · 121 views
last updated Nov 16, 2017 01:58PM
Feminist Cards Game
By Debbie · 97 posts · 2451 views
last updated Nov 16, 2017 01:54PM
Feminism Skype Debates
By Agnes Szalkow… · 192 posts · 2373 views
last updated Nov 16, 2017 09:46AM
November 8 - Intersex Solidarity Day/Intersex Day of Remembrance
By MeerderWörter · 3 posts · 26 views
last updated Nov 08, 2017 10:12PM
Relaxation: Why is it important?
By Robert · 24 posts · 2163 views
last updated Nov 05, 2017 01:47AM
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+ Meeting Up
Meet up - Portland Oregon
By Sarah · 5 posts · 21 views
last updated 4 hours, 23 min ago
Meet up México
By S☀l · 36 posts · 1546 views
last updated Nov 14, 2017 05:26PM
Meet Up - Austria
By Daniela · 160 posts · 2809 views
last updated Nov 13, 2017 01:52AM
Pen Pals (Mail Meetup)
By Leanne · 653 posts · 5765 views
last updated Nov 09, 2017 06:49PM
Meet Up - Frankfurt, Germany
By Julia · 12 posts · 1343 views
last updated Nov 06, 2017 11:27PM
Meet Up - Montreal
By Trang · 3 posts · 31 views
last updated Oct 31, 2017 12:43PM
* Shared Meet Up Experiences
By Katelyn , Our Shared Shelf Moderator · 6 posts · 230 views
last updated Sep 24, 2017 02:24PM
Post Your Review: The Beauty Myth
By Jo , Our Shared Shelf Moderator · 14 posts · 306 views
last updated Oct 18, 2017 02:42PM
The Beauty Myth in 2017
By Erin · 42 posts · 978 views
last updated Sep 28, 2017 01:36PM
How to Beat the Myth
By Erin · 56 posts · 601 views
last updated Sep 22, 2017 05:26AM
The Beauty Myth by Naomi Wolf
By Meelie , Our Shared Shelf Moderator · 82 posts · 1976 views
last updated Sep 19, 2017 04:49AM
Beauty Myth as Substitute for Religion
By Scarlett · 6 posts · 79 views
last updated Sep 13, 2017 02:52AM
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