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MY REVIEWS OF FEMINIST BOOKS

ESSAYS AND ISSUES  * means that I consider the book among the best.

*Of Woman Born: Motherhood As Experience and Institution, by Adrienne Rich
*Borderlands, by Gloria Anzaldua.
*Reading across Borders, by Shari Stone-Mediatore.
*Sister Citizen: Shame, Stereotypes, and Black Women in America by Melissa V. Harris-Perry.
*Sister Outsider, by Audre Lorde
*Women and Gender in Islam, by Leila Ahmed.
Feminism without Borders, by Chandra Mohanty.
500 Years of Chicana Women’s History, by Elizabeth S. Martinez.
belle hooks: comments and questions
Motherhood and Feminism, by Amber Kinser.
Whipping Girl, by Julia Serano.
The Grand Domestic Revolution: A History of Feminist Designs for American Homes, Neighborhoods and Cities by Dolores Hayden.
The City of Ladies, by Christine De Pizan.
 “It’s All in the Family: Intersections of Gender, Race, and Nation.”Patricia Hill Collins
Unspeakable: A Feminist Ethic of Speech, by Betty McLellan.
“Introduction”
“Free Speech and Fair Speech.” Part 1
“Silencing of Women’s Voices.” Part 2
“Speaking through the Silence,” Part 3

ANTHOLOGIES
Feminist Politics, Activism and Vision: Local and Global Challenges, by Luciana Ricciutelli, Angela Miles and Margaret, McFadden, editors.
Arab & Arab American Feminisms. Edited by Rabab Abdulhadi and others.
The Unfinished Revolution: Voices from the Global Fight for Women’s Rights, by Minky Worden.
Mothers of a New World, edited by Seth Koven and Soyna Michel.

FICTION
*Remember the Tarantella, by Finola Moorhead.
Still Murder, by Finola Moorhead.
Darkness More Visible, by Finola Moorhead.
Women of Algiers in Their Apartment, by Assia Djebar.
Daughters of the North, by Sarah Hall.
Changes: A Love Story, by Ama Ata Aidoo.
Ammonite, by Nicola Griffith.
The Fabulous Feminist, by Suniti Namjoshi.

MEMOIRS
*A Border Passage: From Cairo to America–A Woman’s Journey, by Leila Ahmed.
*Biting the Moon: A Memoir of Feminism and Motherhood, by Joanne Frye.
BOOKS THAT I DO NOT CONSIDER FEMINIST AND WHY
Feminism: Buchi Emechta’s Bride Price.
Black Milk: Or the Demanding Conflicts of Writing, Creativity, and Motherhood, by Elif Shafak
Mimi, by Lucy Ellman
The Conflict: How Modern Motherhood Undermines the Status of Women, by Elisabeth Badinter.

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