book review of everyday sexism by laura bates and quote: “...women are wittier, brighter, stronger and braver than a misogynistic and patriarchal world has given us credit for.”

Review: Everyday Sexism by Laura Bates

June 1, 2018 Amalia 0

“You really need to learn to take a compliment…And it wasn’t just men who took this view; is was women, too–telling me I was getting worked up about nothing, or being oversensitive…” “Oh, you’re doing a political course? You must […]

review of bad feminist by roxane gay inluding quote Feminists are just women who don’t want to be treated like shit

Review: Bad Feminist by Roxane Gay

May 4, 2018 Amalia 0

I really wanted to like this book. I saw it featured heavily both on YouTube and Instagram and when I had the chance I picked it up. Even though social media might be responsible for me wanting to read this […]

“You have been taught that you are unclean, that you are not holy, that your body is impure and could never harbour the divine. You have been taught to despise everything you are and to long only to be a man. But you have been taught lies.” quote from The Power by Naomi Alderman

Review: The Power by Naomi Alderman

October 21, 2017 Amalia 0

This book won the Baileys Women’s Prize for fiction in 2017. The other shortlisted books were: Stay With Meby Ayọ̀bámi Adébáyọ̀̀ The Dark Circleby Linda Grant The Sport of Kingsby C.E. Morgan First Loveby Gwendoline Riley Do Not Say We Have Nothingby Madeleine Thien […]

Feminism TBR

April 13, 2017 Amalia 0

I haphazardly compiled a TBR list on feminism the other day because a few months ago I made reading more about feminism a goal for this year. I don’t know why developed an interest in the subject. It must have […]