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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
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* Our Shared Shelf
By Emma · 136 posts · 26295 views
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November/December: Pre-1990's Feminist Fiction
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last updated Feb 25, 2021 06:10AM
Jan / Feb '21: Disability Visibility
By Pam · 6 posts · 390 views
last updated Feb 15, 2021 11:38PM
Nov. / Dec. '20: The House of The Spirits
By Pam · 7 posts · 1685 views
last updated Dec 31, 2020 05:47AM
Discussion: Accessibility
By Tristen · 12 posts · 252 views
last updated Mar 01, 2021 12:14AM
Book suggestions to get started
By Jo · 15 posts · 915 views
last updated Feb 28, 2021 11:40PM
Discussion: Talking about Disability
By Erika · 12 posts · 265 views
last updated Feb 28, 2021 10:51PM
Additional Resources
By Pam · 8 posts · 185 views
last updated Feb 04, 2021 12:41AM
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+ Emma's Picks
Reviews for Sex and World Peace
By Pam · 11 posts · 1732 views
last updated Aug 10, 2020 01:04PM
Zoom Call Book Discussion
By deleted member · 8 posts · 1323 views
last updated Aug 06, 2020 02:47AM
Emma's Quarantine Recommendations
By Pam · 40 posts · 5435 views
last updated Aug 02, 2020 06:43AM
Additional Books to explore: Sex and World Peace
By Pam · 7 posts · 3155 views
last updated Jul 05, 2020 01:19PM
The House of The Spirits - Favorite Quote/ Scene
By Pam · 2 posts · 347 views
last updated Feb 01, 2021 08:07PM
The House of the Spirits - Reviews
By Pam · 10 posts · 775 views
last updated Jan 20, 2021 07:41PM
Emma Watson signs meaningful letter.
By Antonio · 7 posts · 633 views
last updated Jan 10, 2021 04:30AM
Sex and gender differences between men and women.
By deleted member · 58 posts · 2703 views
last updated Dec 23, 2020 11:17AM
Feminism in the Media (articles, etc)
By Jo , Our Shared Shelf Moderator · 868 posts · 8377 views
last updated Oct 30, 2020 09:33AM
Who are the women you admire?
By I · 69 posts · 1679 views
last updated Oct 28, 2020 09:00AM
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+ Miscellaneous
* The Sharing Room
By Ash · 82 posts · 2165 views
last updated Oct 03, 2020 09:50AM
* Introduction
By Jessica · 1845 posts · 18109 views
last updated Nov 25, 2020 10:42PM
Nothing ventured, nothing gained?
By Chloé · 1 post · 49 views
last updated Feb 28, 2021 05:16AM
When OSS will be active again?
By Antonio · 6 posts · 156 views
last updated Feb 23, 2021 03:31AM
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+ Pay it Forward!
* Pay It Forward - Non-OSS Books!
By Ana , Our Shared Shelf Moderator · 23 posts · 2398 views
last updated Aug 27, 2020 05:28AM
PIF: Nov./ Dec. '20 The House of the Spirits
By Pam · 1 post · 62 views
last updated Nov 01, 2020 02:42PM
PIF: Aug/Sept '20: So You Want to Talk About Race
By Pam · 4 posts · 139 views
last updated Aug 24, 2020 08:26AM
PiF: June & July '20: Betraying Big Brother
By Pam · 2 posts · 190 views
last updated Aug 12, 2020 12:30PM
This topic has been closed to new comments. * Meeting up SAFELY - Please Read
By Jo , Our Shared Shelf Moderator · 1 post · 560 views
last updated Sep 05, 2018 12:42PM
Pen Pals (Mail Meetup)
By Camilla · 807 posts · 8748 views
last updated Dec 02, 2020 09:24AM
Meet Up - Freiburg/Breisgau (Germany)
By Miriam · 4 posts · 219 views
last updated Sep 15, 2020 01:18AM
Feminism in Hamburg, Germany (DE-EN-IT)
By Silvia · 6 posts · 217 views
last updated Apr 28, 2020 04:44AM
* Full List of Books We Have Read for OSS (Including Links)
By Jo , Our Shared Shelf Moderator · 5 posts · 5736 views
last updated Apr 01, 2020 10:41AM
Encuesta
By David · 1 post · 152 views
last updated Dec 27, 2020 10:18AM
Reading slump
By Liesel/Şevval · 8 posts · 165 views
last updated Oct 26, 2020 09:33AM
When you burnout
By Aicha · 13 posts · 283 views
last updated Oct 10, 2020 09:44AM
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+ Book Suggestions
* What To Read Next: More Refugee related books
By Kate · 29 posts · 3153 views
last updated Aug 02, 2020 11:12AM
* How To Suggest a Book
By Katelyn , Our Shared Shelf Moderator · 28 posts · 10392 views
last updated Sep 20, 2020 08:45PM
Looking for book about Pangender/Non binary gender
By Florian · 11 posts · 241 views
last updated Dec 15, 2020 06:11AM
What should I read next?
By Deepak · 50 posts · 2223 views
last updated Oct 29, 2020 12:19PM
* Rupi Kaur, Reni Eddo-Lodge and Angie Thomas - French Translated Video Interviews
By deleted member · 4 posts · 2168 views
last updated Oct 02, 2019 07:05AM
* Transcription & Translation in OSS
By Ana , Our Shared Shelf Moderator · 51 posts · 2217 views
last updated Oct 23, 2018 07:01AM
This topic has been closed to new comments. * Transcription/Proofreading/Translation (TPT) Agenda
By Ana , Our Shared Shelf Moderator · 1 post · 754 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 · 1492 views
last updated Feb 13, 2016 09:07AM
* Before We Start: Reading Expectations
By Pam · 7 posts · 653 views
last updated Sep 28, 2020 07:40AM
Is police brutality really about race?
By Pam · 10 posts · 2407 views
last updated Oct 31, 2020 05:20AM
Raising the Resistance: A Mother's Guide to Practical Activism
By Farrah · 1 post · 41 views
last updated Oct 05, 2020 09:50AM
Why am I always being told to “check my privilege”?
By Pam · 1 post · 2275 views
last updated Oct 04, 2020 04:46PM
* Your Review of Betraying Big Brother
By Pam · 5 posts · 647 views
last updated Aug 21, 2020 10:25PM
Compare/ Contrast: BBB and other OSS Books
By Pam · 5 posts · 2361 views
last updated Sep 05, 2020 11:42AM
Government-sanctioned Erasure
By Pam · 6 posts · 449 views
last updated Jul 26, 2020 02:32PM
Using Families as Weapons: is this why marganlized people speak up first?
By Pam · 2 posts · 233 views
last updated Jul 14, 2020 10:44AM
Carbon footprint test
By Florian · 1 post · 116 views
last updated Jan 16, 2021 07:12AM
Discussion: Women in agriculture.
By Florian · 8 posts · 2347 views
last updated Aug 06, 2020 02:44AM
Sustainable Fashion and Feminism
By deleted member · 14 posts · 2453 views
last updated Aug 04, 2020 12:17PM
Your Reviews of Overdressed
By Pam · 19 posts · 956 views
last updated Jun 05, 2020 02:35PM
Harry potter and the goblet of fire.
By Bonanzalamb · 2 posts · 2106 views
last updated 14 hours, 53 min ago
Harry potter and the deathly Hallows
By Bonanzalamb · 4 posts · 64 views
last updated Feb 28, 2021 01:40PM
3rd book: The Burning God released soon!!! :)
By Florian · 3 posts · 119 views
last updated Nov 12, 2020 07:17AM
The Left Hand of Darkness: Ethnography of a Secondary World
By Timm · 1 post · 82 views
last updated Jul 20, 2020 07:42PM
Mansplaining
By Peter · 41 posts · 1734 views
last updated Jan 24, 2021 08:11AM
Your review of "Men explain things to me."
By Florian · 6 posts · 704 views
last updated Oct 30, 2020 10:08PM
Thoughts on Whose Story Is This?
By deleted member · 14 posts · 858 views
last updated Mar 11, 2020 03:44AM
Have you read any other feminist children's books?
By deleted member · 12 posts · 717 views
last updated Mar 08, 2020 12:03PM
Your Favourite Toni Morrison Book(s)?
By Jo , Our Shared Shelf Moderator · 11 posts · 804 views
last updated Jan 08, 2020 11:00AM
ghosts and spirits in Beloved
By deleted member · 14 posts · 668 views
last updated Dec 27, 2019 08:03AM
Freedom
By Pam · 4 posts · 195 views
last updated Dec 26, 2019 03:26PM
Man is not an Ax
By Pam · 3 posts · 223 views
last updated Dec 22, 2019 01:57PM
How did the way you see/think about refugees changed after reading Solito Solita and Butterfly?
By Lujain , Our Shared Shelf Moderator · 7 posts · 346 views
last updated Nov 09, 2019 02:54PM
Your reviews of Solito, Solita [SPOILERS]
By Katelyn , Our Shared Shelf Moderator · 12 posts · 501 views
last updated Oct 31, 2019 11:24PM
Your reviews of Butterfly by Yusra Mardini
By Katelyn , Our Shared Shelf Moderator · 24 posts · 642 views
last updated Oct 04, 2019 08:22PM
Stand out quotes in Yusra Mardini’s Butterfly
By Kate · 4 posts · 109 views
last updated Sep 01, 2019 10:19PM
Feminism and morals. Discussion delves into character archs from Pachinko by Min Jin Lee.
By S. · 3 posts · 455 views
last updated May 16, 2020 07:50PM
Social Status: Is money materialisation of power?
By deleted member · 3 posts · 590 views
last updated Oct 09, 2019 06:40PM
Narrative Perspective
By Katelyn , Our Shared Shelf Moderator · 3 posts · 211 views
last updated Oct 09, 2019 07:30AM
Let's talk about Being a foreig... an international in another country.
By deleted member · 15 posts · 595 views
last updated Jul 26, 2019 06:13AM
Bees as mataphor
By Karen · 9 posts · 341 views
last updated Sep 12, 2019 02:32PM
Book Discussion Part 4 & 5 & overall [SPOILERS]
By Kate · 8 posts · 177 views
last updated Jul 20, 2019 05:21PM
OSS authors in the Media: Kai Cheng Thom.
By deleted member · 1 post · 130 views
last updated May 24, 2019 12:01AM
Sanctuaries, how would you describe one?
By deleted member · 1 post · 58 views
last updated May 20, 2019 07:08AM
Any suggestions after reading 'Mezzaterra'?
By Katie · 10 posts · 539 views
last updated Dec 24, 2019 12:30PM
Thoughts on The Things I Would Tell You.
By Lujain , Our Shared Shelf Moderator · 14 posts · 932 views
last updated May 21, 2019 12:31PM
What was your favourite story/poem/piece of work in this collection?
By Gabby · 14 posts · 449 views
last updated May 21, 2019 05:28AM
Further Reading
By Pam · 13 posts · 2277 views
last updated May 19, 2019 06:46AM
Sister Outsider - What is your favourite Audre Lorde quote?
By deleted member · 8 posts · 558 views
last updated Aug 29, 2019 01:10PM
As an intersectional feminist, what are you feeling mad about right now?
By Jo , Our Shared Shelf Moderator · 65 posts · 1152 views
last updated May 24, 2019 10:58AM
Rebecca Traister uses The Power to highlight current political perception of Ocasio-Cortez
By Helen , Our Shared Shelf Moderator · 4 posts · 262 views
last updated May 21, 2019 02:28PM
let's cool down and talk about anger :)
By deleted member · 11 posts · 478 views
last updated Feb 24, 2019 03:14PM
What is your quote from Rebecca?
By Catharine · 21 posts · 717 views
last updated Dec 30, 2019 02:02PM
Genres That Are Particularly Suited to Feminist Writing
By Katelyn , Our Shared Shelf Moderator · 12 posts · 859 views
last updated Aug 11, 2019 06:35AM
Post your Reviews - Rebecca, by Daphne du Maurier!
By deleted member · 94 posts · 1693 views
last updated Feb 19, 2019 10:03AM
Intersectionality? Class and Rebecca
By Ra · 2 posts · 105 views
last updated Nov 05, 2018 07:21AM
Milk and Honey
By Sofia · 3 posts · 2067 views
last updated Jun 25, 2019 07:45AM
Favorite Poem?
By Pam · 38 posts · 2807 views
last updated Mar 02, 2019 11:16AM
Post Your Reviews - Milk and Honey by Rupi Kaur
By Jo , Our Shared Shelf Moderator · 51 posts · 1547 views
last updated Oct 24, 2018 09:36AM
On the path of the Poesy' Shelf: any suggestions of volumes?
By deleted member · 17 posts · 447 views
last updated Sep 14, 2018 12:04PM
* Kate Moore in Conversation, London 6th September!
By deleted member · 9 posts · 1967 views
last updated Sep 06, 2018 07:19PM
Impactful Quote or Scene
By Danielle · 3 posts · 404 views
last updated Apr 01, 2019 01:06AM
Writing Style (The Hate U Give)
By deleted member · 26 posts · 2641 views
last updated Apr 01, 2019 01:00AM
The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas - Reviews
By deleted member · 46 posts · 1392 views
last updated Jan 07, 2019 08:27PM
To share or not to share pain
By Martin · 14 posts · 560 views
last updated Jan 23, 2019 09:48PM
Relationships & Love: Expectations, investment, sacrifices, needs, too much or not enough?
By deleted member · 17 posts · 417 views
last updated Aug 19, 2018 02:11AM
Favorite quotes from Heart Berries <3
By Christine · 16 posts · 533 views
last updated Aug 17, 2018 09:18PM
Heart Berries: A Memoir, by Terese Marie Mailhot - Reviews
By deleted member · 25 posts · 1182 views
last updated May 30, 2018 01:25PM
Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People About Race by Reni Eddo-Lodge! - Reviews
By deleted member · 60 posts · 3170 views
last updated Jun 12, 2020 11:14AM
Uncomfortable realities and your next choice
By Pam · 39 posts · 2804 views
last updated Feb 15, 2019 09:44AM
Being Brown: The experience
By Ash · 44 posts · 1104 views
last updated Sep 26, 2018 08:14AM
Additional Books and Resources
By Pam · 22 posts · 2329 views
last updated Aug 13, 2018 07:54AM
The Power by Naomi Alderman: post your reviews!!
By Katelyn , Our Shared Shelf Moderator · 31 posts · 1744 views
last updated Jun 08, 2018 12:52PM
Power Changes
By Pam · 9 posts · 491 views
last updated Jun 06, 2018 02:23PM
The voice in Allie/Eve's head
By Ashley · 8 posts · 761 views
last updated Jun 06, 2018 09:10AM
Did The Power bring out the worst in You?
By Dalea · 13 posts · 566 views
last updated Jun 06, 2018 09:06AM
Low Self-Esteem
By Griselda · 15 posts · 888 views
last updated Jul 11, 2018 01:10PM
Sep/Oct - Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body by Roxane Gay - Post Your Reviews!
By deleted member · 61 posts · 1842 views
last updated Jul 10, 2018 12:30AM
Roxanne Gay's "Difficult Women"
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last updated Jan 25, 2018 03:00PM
Goodreads Choice Awards 2017
By Britt · 4 posts · 391 views
last updated Dec 29, 2017 03:04PM
* Shared Meet Up Experiences
By Katelyn , Our Shared Shelf Moderator · 5 posts · 262 views
last updated Sep 24, 2017 02:24PM
Natural bodies versus operated and unreal bodies.
By Mari · 38 posts · 966 views
last updated Mar 06, 2019 12:49PM
The Beauty Myth – From A Guy’s Point Of View
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last updated Jun 08, 2018 07:44PM
The Beauty Myth by Naomi Wolf
By deleted member · 82 posts · 2394 views
last updated May 19, 2018 08:40PM
The Handmaid's Tale And It's Historical Context
By deleted member · 41 posts · 1820 views
last updated Jan 08, 2020 04:32PM
The end of the Handmaid's tale.
By Noémie · 12 posts · 687 views
last updated Mar 01, 2019 04:49PM
The Handmaid's Tale- favorite quotes
By Christine · 69 posts · 1512 views
last updated Apr 28, 2018 05:57AM
May/June - The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood
By deleted member · 75 posts · 3517 views
last updated Nov 03, 2017 01:55AM
Difficult to Read
By Erika · 106 posts · 3771 views
last updated Sep 26, 2018 12:54PM
Has anybody read this book before?
By Jo , Our Shared Shelf Moderator · 63 posts · 2257 views
last updated Oct 16, 2017 03:44PM
IRON JOHN: Men and Masculinity
By Cassie · 23 posts · 471 views
last updated Sep 02, 2017 10:23PM
review
By Ross · 3 posts · 731 views
last updated Jul 24, 2017 07:19AM
Eve Ensler in Paris on Oct. 6th, 2019
By Camille · 2 posts · 45 views
last updated Aug 08, 2019 08:24AM
Convincing People to Read This Book When They Are Uncomfortable with "Vagina" in the Title
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last updated May 22, 2018 12:54PM
Coochie Snorcher
By Bob · 22 posts · 1334 views
last updated May 22, 2018 12:46PM
The Vagina Monologues by Eve Ensler
By deleted member · 93 posts · 2913 views
last updated Jan 13, 2018 07:28AM
Translation Problems - Feminist Linguistics
By Kim · 23 posts · 2905 views
last updated Dec 31, 2019 05:08AM
Sep/Oct - Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide
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last updated Jul 15, 2018 07:28PM
The Most Important Book in Our Club
By Kressel · 24 posts · 1760 views
last updated Mar 05, 2017 09:37AM
Cheap Clothing/Fairtrade
By Katie · 22 posts · 433 views
last updated Jan 12, 2017 03:22AM
* Books Underground Team with Emma!
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last updated Jan 01, 2017 05:25PM
Nov/Dec - Mom & Me & Mom by Maya Angelou
By deleted member · 70 posts · 3662 views
last updated Aug 23, 2017 01:11AM
How is your relationship with your mother?
By Emma · 118 posts · 3097 views
last updated Mar 27, 2017 10:17PM
Hunger Makes Me A Modern Girl by Carrie Brownstein
By deleted member · 85 posts · 3983 views
last updated Aug 20, 2018 10:27PM
Good Music but Lyrics Disrespectful of Women
By Jade · 130 posts · 2372 views
last updated Jun 23, 2017 09:03PM
Female Sexuality Across OSS Picks
By Rose · 9 posts · 465 views
last updated Sep 25, 2016 01:08PM
Graphic Novels as an Educational Tool
By deleted member · 41 posts · 3597 views
last updated 15 hours, 13 min ago
Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi
By Katelyn , Our Shared Shelf Moderator · 37 posts · 2571 views
last updated Aug 16, 2019 06:46PM
Confidence and Wealth
By Ashleigh · 13 posts · 1253 views
last updated Nov 02, 2017 07:09AM
[FR] Persepolis, Marjane Satrapi
By Maika · 21 posts · 1496 views
last updated Aug 10, 2017 03:44PM
Theory & Philosophy
By Bethany · 23 posts · 2797 views
last updated Feb 02, 2019 05:56PM
[FR] The Argonauts, de Maggie Nelson
By Julie · 7 posts · 2456 views
last updated May 23, 2018 12:39PM
Many-Gendered Mothers and Queer Family
By Amanda · 2 posts · 622 views
last updated Dec 21, 2016 10:47AM
Book Structure
By Emily · 62 posts · 1459 views
last updated Sep 08, 2016 05:43PM
White Perspective?
By Clare · 241 posts · 2313 views
last updated Aug 04, 2019 10:53PM
Abortion
By Buffalotinche… · 12 posts · 2152 views
last updated Oct 27, 2017 10:03PM
[ES] Cómo ser mujer, Caitlin Moran
By Andrea · 17 posts · 1187 views
last updated Sep 11, 2017 05:30PM
Did anyone else really dislike her take on stripping?
By Timothy · 31 posts · 2182 views
last updated Jul 04, 2017 02:44PM
* Book Availability
By Katelyn , Our Shared Shelf Moderator · 16 posts · 1737 views
last updated Mar 23, 2016 01:46PM
Is jealousy part of true love?
By deleted member · 39 posts · 330 views
last updated Jul 03, 2018 10:56AM
Romantic Love
By Kressel · 47 posts · 1643 views
last updated Aug 18, 2016 02:45PM
Self-help Literature and Gender Roles
By Katelyn , Our Shared Shelf Moderator · 4 posts · 1366 views
last updated Aug 17, 2016 01:15PM
This topic has been closed to new comments. * Spoilers
By Katelyn , Our Shared Shelf Moderator · 1 post · 993 views
last updated Feb 03, 2016 01:25PM
* The Color Purple Discussion
By Emma · 72 posts · 4205 views
last updated Feb 10, 2019 06:21AM
Who is Shug Avery?
By Lindsey · 13 posts · 3078 views
last updated Jan 08, 2020 11:08AM
Books and Censorship
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last updated Feb 13, 2019 09:04AM
Recent History in the Book
By Amanda · 12 posts · 1897 views
last updated Aug 16, 2019 12:50PM
Post Read: Has this book changed your thoughts or actions in any way?
By AJ · 20 posts · 2674 views
last updated Aug 16, 2019 12:36PM
Discussion Chapter: 2 Talking Circles
By Ana · 33 posts · 2077 views
last updated May 18, 2017 07:32AM
This Book Makes Me Feel Like Part of a Legacy
By Amanda · 26 posts · 1683 views
last updated Apr 19, 2017 12:22PM
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This topic has been closed to new comments. Gender differences in the reading preferences of adolescents
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last updated Nov 11, 2019 07:28PM
This topic has been closed to new comments. Anyone else is eagerly awaiting update re. Nov/Dec 19 book?
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This topic has been closed to new comments. Has the Nov/Dec book been chosen yet?
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