I had to put this book on hold. That’s how popular it still is. If you don’t put a note on it, there's no way of getting it through the library. On the day I picked it up, my eyes were lit up. I literally couldn’t wait to read it. This memoir is set to… Continue reading “When they go low, we go high.” – Review of Becoming by Michelle Obama
I picked this book up at the library without knowing anything about Erin Gibson. I thought the title was hilarious, so I couldn’t resist. And indeed – it’s a very sarcastic book! Later I learned that Erin Gibson co-hosts the podcast “Throwing Shade”, a weekly podcast on women’s rights, LGBTQ rights and progressive politics. Now… Continue reading Review of Feminasty (Erin Gibson) – The Complicated Women’s Guide to Surviving the Patriarchy Without Drinking Herself to Death.
I found this book in a reading group for liberal women. I didn't manage to go to the book discussion, but as female anger is rising or at least showing more and my first reaction to it was ambivalent, I had to read it. Rebecca Traister examines the consequences of women’s anger. She narrates a… Continue reading Review of Good and Mad – The Revolutionary Power of Women’s Anger by Rebecca Traister
Why did I pick this book as a lecture? There’s something about Zainab Salbi, that I admire. Her calm, positive and cheerful way of interviewing and talking to people. Her openness. She has a series on #metoo, where she even gives a voice to the accused. I feel inspired by her approach of looking at… Continue reading Review of Freedom Is An Inside Job – Zainab Salbi
This is one of those books, that will fully suck you in from the start. Even if you’ve done some research on racism, history and how it effects society, there’s new things to pick up from here. And – Fleming delivers them with her expertise in a colourful and everything but dry way. Using herself… Continue reading Review of How To Be Less Stupid About Race by Crystal Marie Fleming