Feminist Reading Recommendations #1

The always excellent, Bitch Magazine gave me the idea to suggest some really great feminist book recommendations. Let this be the first of a series.

By “feminist book” I mean that I’ll try to make my suggestions mainly ones that somewhat address issues of the patriarchy rather than just ones with strong—as in complex—female characters (though I may occasionally feature books with strong female protagonists and no overt ‘bring down the patriarchy’ angle too).

The recommendations have varying levels of subtlety, anger, humour and hope.

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I’ve tried to have a mix of genres, but the format of everything this time around is ‘short fictions’: short stories and collections, novellas, short poetry collections. And I think I’ll probably categorise future instalments of Feminist Reading Recommendations a little bit too… non-fiction, comics, middle grade/YA, etc…

Do any of these interest you?

Do you have a genre you’d like me to investigate and/or give some feminist recommendations for?

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