Subvert the Patriarchy

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Women, Race & Class Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780394713519
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Published: Vintage - February 12th, 1983

From one of our most important scholars and civil rights activist icon, a powerful study of the women’s liberation movement and the tangled knot of oppression facing Black women.

“Angela Davis is herself a woman of undeniable courage. She should be heard.”—
The New York Times


Sister Outsider: Essays and Speeches Cover Image
By Audre Lorde, Cheryl Clarke (Foreword by)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781580911863
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Published: Crossing Press - August 1st, 2007

Presenting the essential writings of black lesbian poet and feminist writer Audre Lorde, Sister Outsider celebrates an influential voice in twentieth-century literature.

“[Lorde's] works will be important to those truly interested in growing up sensitive, intelligent, and aware.”—The New York Times 


Feminist Theory: From Margin to Center (Second Edition) Cover Image
$22.00
ISBN: 9780896086135
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Published: South End Press - May 1st, 2000

Eagerly awaited new volume in the South End Press Classics series, with a new Preface by hooks.


The Feminine Mystique Cover Image
By Betty Friedan, Gail Collins (Introduction by), Anna Quindlen (Afterword by)
$17.95
ISBN: 9780393346787
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - September 3rd, 2013

"If you’ve never read it, read it now." —Arianna Huffington, O, The Oprah Magazine


Modern HERstory: Stories of Women and Nonbinary People Rewriting History Cover Image
By Blair Imani, Tegan and Sara (Foreword by), Monique Le (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780399582233
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Published: Ten Speed Press - October 16th, 2018

An inspiring and radical celebration of 70 women, girls, and nonbinary people who have changed—and are still changing—the world, from the Civil Rights Movement and Stonewall riots through Black Lives Matter and beyond.


What a Time to Be Alone: The Slumflower's Guide to Why You Are Already Enough Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781787132115
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Published: Quadrille Publishing - August 7th, 2018

In What A Time To Be Alone, The Slumflower will be your life guru, confidante and best friend. She'll show you that being alone is not just okay: it's just about the best freaking thing that's ever happened to you. As she says, 'You're bad as hell and you were made with intention.' It's about time you realized.


We Should All Be Feminists Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781101911761
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Published: Anchor - February 3rd, 2015

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The highly acclaimed, provocative essay on feminism and sexual politics—from the award-winning author of Americanah


Americanah Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780307455925
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Published: Anchor - March 4th, 2014

NATIONAL BESTSELLER • From the award-winning author of We Should All Be Feminists and Half of a Yellow Sun—the story of two Nigerians making their way in the U.S. and the UK, raising universal questions of race, belonging, the overseas experience for the African diaspora, and the search for identity and a home.


Unladylike: A Field Guide to Smashing the Patriarchy and Claiming Your Space Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780399580451
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Published: Ten Speed Press - October 2nd, 2018

A funny, fact-driven, and illustrated field guide to how to live a feminist life in today's world, from the hosts of the hit Unladylike podcast.


Feminasty: The Complicated Woman's Guide to Surviving the Patriarchy Without Drinking Herself to Death Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781455571871
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - October 8th, 2019

From the wickedly funny and feminist creator and host of the Throwing Shade podcast, a collection of hilarious personal essays and political commentary perfect for fans of Lindy West and Roxane Gay.


Women Don't Owe You Pretty Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781524857561
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Published: Andrews McMeel Publishing - April 6th, 2021

WRITER AND ACTIVIST FLORENCE GIVEN TELLS YOU HOW FEMINISM IS GOING TO RUIN YOUR LIFE (IN THE BEST WAY POSSIBLE).

A vibrantly illustrated primer on modern feminism for the Instagram generation encouraging us to question the insidious narratives that would hold us back from self-acceptance, self-love, and our own power.

With her refreshingly audacious voice a


The Creation of Patriarchy (Women and History; V. 1) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780195051858
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Published: Oxford University Press, USA - October 22nd, 1987

A major new work by a leading historian and pioneer in women's studies, The Creation of Patriarchy is a radical reconceptualization of Western civilization that makes gender central to its analysis. Gerda Lerner argues that male dominance over women is not natural or biological, but the


When Chickenheads Come Home to Roost: A Hip-Hop Feminist Breaks It Down Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780684868615
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Published: Simon & Schuster - February 2nd, 2000

“Morgan has given an entire generation of Black feminists space and language to center their pleasures alongside their politics.” —Janet Mock, New York Times bestselling author of Redefining Realness

“All that and then some, Chickenheads informs and educates, confronts and charms, raises the bar high by getting down low, and, to steal


Hood Feminism: Notes from the Women That a Movement Forgot Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780525560562
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Published: Penguin Books - February 23rd, 2021

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

“One of the most important books of the current moment.”—Time

 
“A rousing call to action... It should be required reading for everyone.”—Gabrielle Union, author of We’re Going to Need More Wine
 


Bad Feminist: Essays Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062282712
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Published: Harper Perennial - August 5th, 2014

“Roxane Gay is so great at weaving the intimate and personal with what is most bewildering and upsetting at this moment in culture. She is always looking, always thinking, always passionate, always careful, always right there.”  — Sheila Heti, author of How Should a Person Be?


Caliban and the Witch: Women, the Body and Primitive Accumulation Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781570270598
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Published: Autonomedia - September 15th, 2004

Literary Nonfiction. CALIBAN AND THE WITCH is a history of the body in the transition to capitalism. Moving from the peasant revolts of the late Middle Ages to the witch-hunts and the rise of mechanical philosophy, Federici investigates the capitalist rationalization of social reproduction.


The Second Sex Cover Image
By Simone De Beauvoir, Constance Borde (Translated by), Sheila Malovany-Chevallier (Translated by)
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ISBN: 9780307277787
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Published: Vintage - May 3rd, 2011

Simone de Beauvoir’s essential masterwork is a powerful analysis of the Western notion of “woman,” and a revolutionary exploration of inequality and otherness. Unabridged in English for the first time, this long-awaited edition reinstates significant portions of the original French text that were cut in the first English translation.


Thick: And Other Essays Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781620975879
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Published: New Press - October 1st, 2019

FINALIST FOR THE 2019 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD

Named a notable book of 2019 by the New York Times Book Review, Chicago Tribune, Time, and The Guardian