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All the Single Ladies

In a provocative, groundbreaking work, Rebecca Traister traces the history of unmarried and late-married women in Amerca who, through social, political, and economic means, have radically shaped our nation. In 2009, the award-winning journal

Traister, Rebecca

Conversations with creative women
Full colour with over 40 PHOTOS and ILLUSTRATIONS 208

Tess McCabe

Descent Of Man

Grayson Perry turns his acute eye on the gender that always seems to be in crisis in this funny, essential book What is masculinity and what can it become? It might seem like a luxury in a world facing climate change and vast imbalances in

Perry, Grayson

Fortunes of Feminism

Nancy Fraser's powerful new book documents the "movements of feminism" and the shifts in the feminist imaginary since the 1970s. Fraser follows the history of feminism from the ferment of the New Left, during which "Second Wave" feminism eme

Fraser, Nancy

Geek Feminist Revolution
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The Geek Feminist Revolution is a collection of essays by double Hugo Award-winning essayist and fantasy novelist Kameron Hurley. The book collects dozens of Hurley's essays on feminism, geek culture, and her experienc

Hurley, Kameron

Gender Trouble

One of the most talked-about scholarly works of the past fifty years, Judith Butler's "Gender Trouble" is as celebrated as it is controversial. Arguing that traditional feminism is wrong to look to a natural, 'essential' notion of the female

Butler, Judith

Girl Up
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They told you you need to be thin and beautiful. They told you to wear longer skirts, avoid going out late at night and move in groups - never accept drinks from a stranger, and wear shoes you can run in more easily than

Bates, Laura

Girls & Sex
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A generation gap has emerged between parents and their daughters. Mothers and fathers have little idea about the pressures and expectations they face or how they feel about them. Drawing on in-depth interviews with you

Orenstein, Peggy

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These essays and accompanying glossaries and testimonials - focused on hysterrectomy - examine the historical, legal, ethical, psychological and medical aspects of deeply sexist practices in defining and treating issues of

Dalla Costa, Mariarosa

I Call Myself A Feminist

Is feminism still a dirty word? We asked twenty-five of the brightest, funniest, bravest young women what being a feminist in 2015 means to them. We hear from Laura Bates (of the Everyday Sexism Project), Reni Eddo-Lodge (award-winning journ

Pepe, Victoria

Impossible Motherhood

Irene Vilar was just a pliant young college undergraduate in thrall to her professor when they embarked on a relationship that led to marriage--a union of impossible odds--and fifteen abortions in fifteen years. Vilar knows that she is desti

Vilar, Irene

Man Disconnected: How the Digital Age is Changing Young Men Forever

"Zimbardo has put his finger on a great challenge of the modern era." (The Sunday Times). Masculinity is in meltdown. Young men are failing as never before - academically, socially and sexually. But why? And what needs to be done? Internatio

Zimbardo, Philip, Coulombe, Nikita D.

Man Up
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Jack Urwin's father died just before he turned 10. Being male, he never really learned to talk about this with any kind of sincerity. His grief stayed with him through his teens, slowly becoming depression. Now 24 and

Urwin, Jack

Men Explain Things to Me
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"This slim book seven essays, punctuated by enigmatic, haunting paintings by Ana Teresa Fernandez hums with power and wit." "Boston Globe" "The antidote to mansplaining." "The Stranger" "Feminist, frequently funny, unflinchingl

Solnit, Rebecca

Second Sex - original translation

"Everyone who cares about freedom and justice for women should read The Second Sex". (Guardian). Simone de Beauvoir famously wrote, 'One is not born, but rather becomes, a woman'. In this seminal work of feminism she examines the limits of f

Beauvoir, Simone de

Sex Myth

From a bold new feminist voice, a book that will change the way you think about your sex life. Fifty years after the sexual revolution, we are told that we live in a time of unprecedented sexual freedom; that, if anything, we are too free n

Hills, Rachel


'Once they are aroused, once they are determined, nothing on earth and nothing in heaven will make women give way; it is impossible.' It is a potted history of the women who pioneered feminism and changed the world. It is one of 46 new books


Testo Junkie

For one year Beatriz Preciado gave doses of testosterone to herself every day. She writes 'I don't take testosterone to transform myself into a man but to betray what society has wanted to make of feel a form of pleasure that is post

Preciado, Beatriz

Traversing Gender

In the current age of gender identity and transgender awareness, many questions are coming to light for everyone. Whether brought about by media and cultural attention or personal journeys, individuals who have never heard of transgender, tr

Harrington, Lee

Unspeakable Things

Shortlisted for The Green Carnation Prize 2014 'This is not a fairytale. This is a story about how sex and money and power police our dreams.' Clear-eyed, witty and irreverent, Laurie Penny is as ruthless in her dissection of modern feminism

Penny, Laurie

Vindication of the Rights of Woman

Before the concept of equality between the sexes was even conceived, Wollstonecraft wrote this book, a treatise of proto-feminism that was as powerful and original then as it is now. In it she argues with clarity and originality for the rati

Wollstonecraft, Mary

War on Women

In1973, Sue Lloyd Roberts joined ITN as a news trainee and went on to be the UK's first female video-journalist to report alone from the bleak outposts of the Soviet Union, China and Iran. During her 30-year-long career she travelled the wor

Lloyd-Roberts, Sue

Wife Drought

'I need a wife' It's a common joke among women juggling work and family. But it's not actually a joke. Having a spouse who takes care of things at home is a Godsend on the domestic front. It's a potent economic asset on the work front. And i

Crabb, Annabel