Feminist Books: 35 EVERYONE Should Read

Feminist Books: 35 EVERYONE Should Read

Here's what we'll be bringing to My Shared Shelf table...

When Emma Watson started My Shared Shelf, her feminist book club, back in January, we were STOKED. With her first choice being My Life On The Road by Gloria Steinem (which got the support of model Karlie Kloss and Maria Sharapova), we put our InStyle heads together with what else the members should be reading...

InStyle’s Round-Up Of The Best Feminist Books: 35 We Should ALL Read

The Second Sex – Simone De Beauvoir (1947)

Hot Feminist  - Polly Vernon (2015)

Men Explain Things To Me – Rebecca Solnit (2014)

The Feminist Mystique – Betty Friedan (1963)

A Book For Her – Bridget Christie (2015)

The Female Eunuch – Germaine Greer (1970)

Gender Trouble – Judith Butler (1990)

#Girlboss – Sophie Amaruso (2014)

The Beauty Myth – Naomi Wolf (1990)

The Meaning of Freedom and Other Difficult Dialogues - Angela Davis (2012)

Fear Of Flying - Erica Jong (1973)

Not That Kind Of Girl - Lena Dunham (2014)

Fat Is A Feminist Issue – Susie Orbach (1978)

The Intelligent Woman's Guide to Socialism, Capitalism, Sovietism and Fascism - George Bernard Shaw (1928)

Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal – Jeanette Winterson (2011)

A Vindication Of The Rights Of Women – Mary Wollstonecraft (1792)

The Wife Drought – Annabel Crabb (2014)

I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings - Maya Angelou (1969)

The Color Purple – Alice Walker (1982)

Bad Feminist Essays – Roxana Gay (2014)

The Handmaid’s Tail – Margaret Atwood (1985)

Full Frontal Feminism – Jessica Valenti (2007)

The Golden Notebook – Doris Lessing (1962)

Bossy Pants – Tina Fey (2011)

Herland – Charlotte Perkins Gilman (1915)

The Abramson Effect – Debora Spar (2014)

The Bell Jar – Sylvia Plath (1963)

Jane Eyre – Charlotte Bronte (1847)

How To Be A Woman – Caitlin Moran (2011)

A Room Of One’s Own – Virginia Woolf (1929)

Yes Please – Amy Poehler (1914)

My Life On The Road - Gloria Steinem (2015)

What Will It Take To Make A Woman President – Marianne Schnall (2013)

Madame Bovary – Gustave Flaubert (1856)

We Should All Be Feminists – Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (1914)

 

 
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