Category Archives: 2010s

No Excuses, Gloria Feldt

It was only a matter of time before I read Gloria Feldt’s No Excuses; Nine Ways Women Can Change How We Think About Power. Gloria Feldt is a Women’s Media Center board member, former president of Planned Parenthood, and current … Continue reading

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Unorthodox, Deborah Feldman

Unorthodox: The Scandalous Rejection of My Hasidic Roots is the memoir of 24-year-old Deborah Feldman, who was raised in the Hasidic community of Satmar in Williamsburg, NYC. A New York Times bestseller, the book is in every way a page-turner.  The … Continue reading

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A Little F’d Up: Why Feminism Is Not A Dirty Word, Julie Zeilinger

In this entertaining book, 18-year-old Julie Zeilinger sets out to demystify feminism for her teen and young adult readers. Considering how ambitious a goal this inevitably must be, A Little F’d Up is surprisingly upbeat, fun, and funny. Zeilinger seeks to … Continue reading

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Sister Citizen, Melissa V. Harris-Perry

The full title of Harris-Perry’s book is “Sister Citizen; Shame, Stereotypes, and Black Women in America” and the cover specifies that the book is “For Colored Girls Who’ve Considered Politics When Being Strong Isn’t Enough.” Harris-Perry’s book is unique in … Continue reading

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Reality Bites Back, Jennifer L. Pozner

In this in-depth look at “the Troubling Truth about Guilty Pleasure TV,” author Jennifer Pozner uses extensive research, cultural analysis, and ten years of television watching to expose the darker side of reality television. I’ll admit that before opening the book, I … Continue reading

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Barefoot in Baghdad, Manal M. Omar

The full title of this book is Barefoot in Baghdad: A Story of Identity—My Own and What It Means to Be a Woman in Chaos. Naturally, I was intrigued. In this book, Author Manal M. Omar tells the story of … Continue reading

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Bossypants, Tina Fey

Tina Fey, visionary behind hit television show 30 Rock and the all-too-funny movie Mean Girls, former SNL star and renown for her Sarah Palin imitation, has written a book. It’s a sort of biography mixed with advice-column and of course, … Continue reading

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