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message 1: by Jo, Our Shared Shelf Moderator (last edited Mar 12, 2019 08:55AM) (new)

Jo (jo_9) | 373 comments Mod
Hi Everyone,
I see a lot of people asking on here and on the social media channels for a list of ALL of the books we have read together in Our Shared Shelf.

So, below I have complied a full list of the books (starting with the first book) and have included a link for each to the book announcement, a link to the discussion topics (for those catching up with older books) and a link to any interviews with the authors of the books.
I hope you find this useful :) If you see any mistakes or broken links please let me know!


January 2016 - My Life on The Road by Gloria Steinem
Book Announcement: https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...

Discussion Topics: https://www.goodreads.com/topic/group...

Watch: Emma Interviews Gloria Steinem: https://www.goodreads.com/videos/9919...

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February 2016 - The Color Purple by Alice Walker
Book Announcement: https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...

Discussion Thread - https://www.goodreads.com/topic/group...

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March 2016 - All About Love by bell hooks
Book Announcement: https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...

Discussion Topics - https://www.goodreads.com/topic/group...

READ: Emma in Conversation with bell hooks (for PAPER Mag): http://www.papermag.com/emma-watson-b...

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April 2016 - How to be a Woman by Caitlin Moran
Book Announcement: https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...

Discussion Topics - https://www.goodreads.com/topic/group...

Watch: Emma's Interview with Caitlin Moran:
Clip 1: https://www.goodreads.com/videos/1059...
Clip 2: https://www.goodreads.com/videos/1059...
Clip 3: https://www.goodreads.com/videos/1059...
Clip 4: https://www.goodreads.com/videos/1059...
Clip 5: https://www.goodreads.com/videos/1059...
Clip 6: https://www.goodreads.com/videos/1059...
Clip 7: https://www.goodreads.com/videos/1059...
Clip 8: https://www.goodreads.com/videos/1059...

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May 2016 - The Argonauts by Maggie Nelson
Book Announcement: https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...

Discussion Topics - https://www.goodreads.com/topic/group...

Read: Q&A with Maggie Nelson (questions from Emma and OSS members) - https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...

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June 2016 - Persepolis by Majane Satrapi
Book Announcement: https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...

Discussion Topics: https://www.goodreads.com/topic/group...

READ: Emma in Conversation with Marjane Satrapi for Vogue: https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...

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July & August 2016 - Hunger Makes Me a Modern Girl by Carrie Brownstein
Book Announcement: https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...

Discussion Topics - https://www.goodreads.com/topic/group...

READ: Carrie Brownstein answers members questions in a Q&A (answered within the topic from this point -) https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...

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Sept & Oct 2016 Half The Sky by Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn
Book Announcement: https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...

Discussion Topics: https://www.goodreads.com/topic/group...

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Nov & Dec 2016 – Mom & Me & Mom by Maya Angelou
Book Announcement: https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...

Discussion Topics: https://www.goodreads.com/topic/group...

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Jan & Feb 2017 – The Vagina Monologues by Eve Ensler
Book Announcement: https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...

Discussion Topics: https://www.goodreads.com/topic/group...

READ: Emma interviews Even Ensler for Elle Magazine: https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...

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Mar & Apr 2017 – Women who Run with the Wolves by Dr. Clarissa Pinkola Estés
Book Announcement: https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...

Discussion Topics: https://www.goodreads.com/topic/group...

READ: Author Dr. Clarissa Pinkola Estés answers questions from Emma and members of OSS:
Part 1: https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...
Part 2: https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...
Part 3: https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...

A Letter to OSS from Dr. Clarissa Pinkola Estés: https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...

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May & Jun 2017 – The Handmaids Tale by Margaret Atwood
Book Announcement: https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...

Discussion Topics: https://www.goodreads.com/topic/group...

READ: Emma’s interview with Margaret Atwood for Entertainment Weekly: https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...

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Jul & Aug 2017 – The Beauty Myth by Naomi Wolf
Book Announcement: https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...

Discussion Topics: https://www.goodreads.com/topic/group...

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Sep & Oct 2017 – Hunger by Roxane Gay
Book Announcement: https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...

Discussion Topics: https://www.goodreads.com/topic/group...

READ: Roxane Gay answers questions from members of OSS: https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...

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Nov & Dec 2017 – The Power by Naomi Alderman
Book Announcement: https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...

Discussion Topics: https://www.goodreads.com/topic/group...

READ: Naomi Alderman answers questions from members of OSS: https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...

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Jan & Feb 2018 – Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race by Reni Eddo-Lodge
Book Announcement: https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...

Discussion Topics: https://www.goodreads.com/topic/group...

WATCH: Emma interviews Reni Eddo-Lodge: https://www.goodreads.com/videos/1418...

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Mar & Apr 2018 – Heart Berries by Terese Marie Mailhot
Book Announcement: https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...

Discussion Topics: https://www.goodreads.com/topic/group...

READ: OSS author and legend Roxane Gay interviews Terese Marie Mailhot exclusively for OSS: https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...

WATCH: Terese Marie Mailhot reads excerpts from Heart Berries: https://www.goodreads.com/videos/1332...

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May & June 2018 – The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas AND The Radium Girls by Kate Moore
Book Announcement: https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...

Discussion Topics: https://www.goodreads.com/topic/group...

WATCH: Angie Thomas reads from The Hate U Give: https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...

WATCH: Reni Eddo-Lodge interviews Angie Thomas for OSS: https://www.goodreads.com/videos/1372...

WATCH: Kate Moore answers questions from OSS members.
Part 1: https://www.goodreads.com/videos/1370...
Part 2: https://www.goodreads.com/videos/1370...
Part 3: https://www.goodreads.com/videos/1370...
Part 4: https://www.goodreads.com/videos/1370...
Part 5: https://www.goodreads.com/videos/1370...

WATCH: Kate Moore reads from The Radium Girls: https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...

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Continued...


message 2: by Jo, Our Shared Shelf Moderator (last edited May 24, 2019 06:51AM) (new)

Jo (jo_9) | 373 comments Mod
Jul & Aug 2018 – Milk and Honey by Rupi Kaur
Book Announcement: https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...

Discussion Topics: https://www.goodreads.com/topic/group...

WATCH: Emma interviews Rupi Kaur for OSS: https://www.goodreads.com/videos/1401...

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Sep & Oct 2018 – Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier
Book Announcement: https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...

Discussion Topics: https://www.goodreads.com/topic/group...

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Nov & Dec 2018 – Sister Outsider by Audre Lorde / Eloquent Rage by Brittney Cooper / Good and Mad by Rebecca Traister
Book Announcement: https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...

Discussion Topics: https://www.goodreads.com/topic/group...

WATCH: Rebecca Traister and Brittney Copoer in Conversation for OSS [Instagram video] https://www.goodreads.com/videos/1443...

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Jan & Feb 2019 – The Things I Would Tell You edited by Sabrina Mahfouz
Book Announcement: https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...

Discussion Topics: https://www.goodreads.com/topic/group...

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Mar & Apr 2019 – Fierce Femmes and Notorious Liars: A Dangerous Trans Girl's Confabulous Memoir by Kai Cheng Thom
Book Announcement: https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...

Discussion Topics: https://www.goodreads.com/topic/group...

READ: Kai Cheng Thom answers your questions: https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...

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May & Jun 2019 – Pachinko by Min Jin Lee
Book Announcement: https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...

Discussion Topics: https://www.goodreads.com/topic/group...


message 3: by Pam (last edited Mar 11, 2021 12:18PM) (new)

Pam | 1070 comments Mod
Continued....
Solito, Solita Crossing Borders with Youth Refugees from Central America by Steven Mayers Butterfly From Refugee to Olympian - My Story of Rescue, Hope, and Triumph by Yusra Mardini

July & Aug 2019 – Solito/Solita: Crossing Borders with Youth Refugees from Central America, edited by Steven Mayers and Jonathan Freedman

Butterfly: From Refugee to Olympian- My Story of Rescue, Hope and Triumph by Yusra Mardini


Book Announcement: https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...

Discussion Topics: https://www.goodreads.com/topic/group...

Watch: Yusra Mardini answers your questions: https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...

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Beloved by Toni Morrison
Sept. & Oct. 2019 – Beloved by Toni Morrison

Book Announcement: https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...

Discussion Topics: https://www.goodreads.com/topic/group...

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Whose Story Is This? Old Conflicts, New Chapters by Rebecca Solnit Cinderella Liberator by Rebecca Solnit

Nov. & Dec. 2019 – Whose Story is This? & Cinderella Liberator by Rebecca Solint

Book Announcement: https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...

Discussion Topics: https://www.goodreads.com/topic/group...

Watch: Emma Watson interview Rebecca Solnit
https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...
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In Jan. 2020 Our Shared Shelf paused to reflect on Emma Watson's note that she was moving on to other activities outside of this book club. You can read her note here. OSS is officially dormant. All books after this date with the title "Member Selected" were not carefully curated by Emma Watson nor her team. They were chosen via poll by members of OSS instead.

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Her Body and Other Parties by Carmen Maria Machado The Poppy War (The Poppy War, #1) by R.F. Kuang

Member Selected
Feb. & March 2020 - Her Body and Other Parties by Carmen Maria Machado and The Poppy War by by R.F. Kuang

Science Fiction & Fantasy Book Poll:
https://www.goodreads.com/poll/show/1...

Book Announcement:
https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...

Discussion Topics:
https://www.goodreads.com/topic/group...

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Sex and World Peace by Valerie M. Hudson
Emma's Pick (read March - May 2020)

Sex & World Peace by Valerie M. Hudson, Bonnie Ballif-Spanvill, Mary Caprioli, Chad F. Emmett

Book Announcement:
https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...

Discussion Topics:
https://www.goodreads.com/topic/group...

Emma's Interview:
https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...

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Overdressed The Shockingly High Cost of Cheap Fashion by Elizabeth L. Cline
Member Selected
April & May 2020: Overdressed: The Shockingly High Cost of Cheap Fashion by Elizabeth L. Cline

Eco-feminism Poll:
https://www.goodreads.com/poll/show/1...

Book Announcement:
https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...

Discussion Topics:
https://www.goodreads.com/topic/group...

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Betraying Big Brother The Feminist Awakening in China by Leta Hong Fincher
Member Selected
June & July 2020: Betraying Big Brother: The Feminist Awakening in China by Leta Hong Fincher

Memoirs or Biographies outside of US, UK, and Canada Poll
https://www.goodreads.com/poll/show/1...

Book Announcement
https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...

Discussion Topics
https://www.goodreads.com/topic/group...
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So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo
Member Selected
August & September 2020: So you Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo

AntiRacism Teachers Poll
https://www.goodreads.com/poll/show/2...

Book Announcement
https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...

Discussion Topics
https://www.goodreads.com/topic/group...

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There was no October 2020 book
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The House of the Spirits by Isabel Allende
Member Selected
November & December 2020: The House of the Spirits by Isabel Allende

Feminist Fiction pre-1999 Poll
https://www.goodreads.com/poll/show/2...

Book Announcement
https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...

Discussion Topics
https://www.goodreads.com/topic/group...

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Disability Visibility First-Person Stories from the Twenty-first Century by Alice Wong
Member Selected
January & February 2021: Disability Visibility: A collection of First Person Stories from the Twenty-first Century edited by Alice Wong

Book Announcement
https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...

Discussion Topics
https://www.goodreads.com/topic/group...

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The Yield by Tara June Winch Split Tooth by Tanya Tagaq
Member Selected
March & April 2021: The Yield by Tara June Winch AND
Split Tooth by Tanya Tagaq


Indigenous Writer Poll
https://www.goodreads.com/poll/show/2...

Book Announcement
https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...

Discussion Topics
https://www.goodreads.com/topic/group...


message 4: by Maria (new)

Maria Valentín | 1 comments Thank you!
This helped me a lot!!


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