Feminist Book Recs for EVERYONE!

Feminist Brainwashing

Wanting some feminist book recommendations but don’t know where to start? LOOK NO FURTHER! In this (long!) video I highlight a whole range of books on feminism and gender studies, no matter your familiarity or previous reading 🙂 Enjoy!

~Books Mentioned~

~ Starter Books – 1:06

Everyday Sexism by Laura Bates – https://www.bookdepository.com/Everyday-Sexism/9781471149207/?a_aid=Readsanddaydreams

We Should All be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozie Adichie – https://www.bookdepository.com/We-Should-All-Be-Feminists/9780008115272/?a_aid=Readsanddaydreams

Vintage Feminism Shorts – https://www.bookdepository.com/Vindication-Rights-Woman-Vintage-Feminism-Short-Edition-Mary-Wollstonecraft/9781784870393/?a_aid=Readsanddaydreams

A Room of One’s Own by Virginia Woolf – https://www.bookdepository.com/A-Room-of-One-s-Own/9780141183534/?a_aid=Readsanddaydreams

Lean In by Sheryl Sandberg – https://www.bookdepository.com/Lean-In/9780753541647/?a_aid=Readsanddaydreams

Women and Power by Mary Beard – https://www.bookdepository.com/Women-Power-Mary-Beard/9781788160605/?a_aid=Readsanddaydreams

~ Elementary Books – 8:20

The Gender Games by Juno Dawson – https://www.bookdepository.com/Gender-Games-Juno-Dawson/9781473648586/?a_aid=Readsanddaydreams

Girls Will be Girls by Emer O’Toole – https://www.bookdepository.com/Girls-Will-Be-Girls/9781409148746/?a_aid=Readsanddaydreams

Trainwreck by Sady Doyle – https://www.bookdepository.com/Trainwreck/9781612196480/?a_aid=Readsanddaydreams

Dead Blondes and Bad Mothers by Sady Doyle – https://www.bookdepository.com/Dead-Blondes-And-Bad-Mothers/9781612197920/?a_aid=Readsanddaydreams

The Descent of Man by Grayson Perry – https://www.bookdepository.com/The-Descent-of-Man/9780141981741/?a_aid=Readsanddaydreams

Do it Like a Woman by Caroline Criado-Perez – https://www.bookdepository.com/Do-It-Like-a-Woman/9781846275814/?a_aid=Readsanddaydreams

Invisible Women by Caroline Criado-Perez – https://www.bookdepository.com/Invisible-Women/9781784741723/?a_aid=Readsanddaydreams

Delusions of Gender by Cordelia Fine – https://www.bookdepository.com/Delusions-of-Gender/9781848312203/?a_aid=Readsanddaydreams

~ ‘Advanced’/Political Books – 16:46

Feminism is for Everybody by bell hooks – https://www.bookdepository.com/Feminism-is-for-Everybody/9780745317335/?a_aid=Readsanddaydreams

Feminism for the 99% – https://www.bookdepository.com/Feminism-for-the-99-/9781788734424/?a_aid=Readsanddaydreams

Zami by Audre Lorde – https://www.bookdepository.com/Zami/9780241351086/?a_aid=Readsanddaydreams

Sister Outsider by Audre Lorde – https://www.bookdepository.com/Sister-Outsider/9780241410509/?a_aid=Readsanddaydreams

~ Specific Interest Books – 20:18

Leftover Women by Leta Hong Fincher – https://www.bookdepository.com/Leftover-Women/9781783607891/?a_aid=Readsanddaydreams

Why Women have Better Sex Under Socialism by Kristen Ghodsee – https://www.bookdepository.com/Why-Women-Have-Better-Sex-Under-Socialism/9781847925596/?a_aid=Readsanddaydreams

~ Books to Avoid! – 22:54

Bad Feminist by Roxanne Gay
Men Explain to Me by Rebecca Solnit
How to be a Woman by Caitling Moran

Come and join the Feminist Orchestra – https://www.goodreads.com/group/show/182685-the-feminist-orchestra-bookclub

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