Books

BitchReads: 17 Nonfiction Books Feminists Should Read in 2020

Well-researched and well-written nonfiction books, like the 17 on this list, leave us with more information than we came in with.

Writing for Black Women: Ijeoma Oluo Is Still Speaking Truth to Power

Everyday, no matter what I write, I’m still writing for Black women, more than anyone else. Read more »

BitchReads Giveaway: 12 Free Books For You and Your Friends

Nothing beats free books. Read more »

White Dystopias: “Red Clocks” Ignores Marginalized Communities

Red Clocks leaves a lot to be desired. Read more »

Changing Home: “Halsey Street” Uses Gentrification As a Metaphor For Broken Relationships

Does improving an area come at the expense of its people? Read more »

BitchReads: 13 Books You Must Read In January

Welcome to the first BitchReads of 2018! Read more »

BitchReads: The 30 Most Anticipated Nonfiction Books of 2018

Nonfiction deepens our understanding of the human experience.  Read more »

BitchReads: 25 Fiction Books You Must Read In 2018

Fiction is needed now more than ever. Read more »

BitchReads: The Best Black Women’s History Books of 2017

Female and nonbinary historians, scholars, and writers are pushing Black women’s stories into the canon.  Read more »

The “Bitch Doctrine” Is the Uplifting Manifesto We Need

Laurie Penny’s collection of essays explores the uncomfortable corset of the gender binary. Read more »

The Future is Feminist Joy

The H-Spot: The Feminist Pursuit of Happiness reveals the blueprint to happier lives. Read more »

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Hot Under the Bonnet: The Cooptation of Amish Culture in Mass-Market Fiction

Dubbed “Amish romance novels,” “Amish fiction,” or the more waggish “bonnet rippers,” these novels just one entry point into the varying images of Amish communities in U.S. popular culture. Read more »

Rewriting the Future: Using Science Fiction to Re-Envision Justice

Our justice movements desperately need science fiction. Read more »

Demanding the Impossible: Walidah Imarisha Talks About Science Fiction and Social Change

Before she was a poet, journalist, documentary filmmaker, anti-prison activist, and college instructor, Walidah Imarisha was fascinated... Read more »

A Look at How Media Writes Women of Color

Nearly every Saturday morning, feminists of color hold Twitter discussions taking a deeper look at issues, such as gender violence. It’s the... Read more »