Tag Archives: Books

Political fictions

TweetWe are gifted with a President who can write. A kind of chronicle of a president foretold, Obama beat any biographer to the punch in penning his first book, Dreams from My Father, nearly twenty years ago. I remember reading that book review, obliquely, noting in my notebook as a “summer read.” I didn’t get [...]
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Win a copy of So Much Pretty by Cara Hoffman

TweetThis week, Cara Hoffman’s debut novel So Much Pretty comes out in paperback, and today, we are giving away copies of this remarkable book to five lucky Feministing readers. I reviewed So Much Pretty last year: … this is a book about how every one of us colludes in rape culture. It’s about how we [...]
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Not Oprah’s Book Club: Mother, Stranger

Tweet I’ve written about Cris Beam’s books before. Her last book, I Am J, was a young adult novel featuring a young Puerto-Rican trans character. Cris’s new book is actually a release from a new publishing company that is putting its eggs all into the digital basket. The Atavist, has created a new publishing platform [...]
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Not Oprah’s Book Club: Straight

TweetSo I’m kind of cheating on this one, because I haven’t actually read Hanne Blank‘s new book, Straight: The Surprisingly Short History of Heterosexuality. But I know her work, and I know how fabulously important this topic is, so I’m endorsing it sight unseen. A recent interview with Hanne in Salon gives a flavor of [...]
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