Eat My Heart Out

By Zoe Pilger

At twenty-three, Ann-Marie is unmarried, broke, and livid, and confident that love—sweet love!—is the reply to all of her difficulties. Then she meets mythical moment wave feminist Stephanie Haight, who turns into keen about the concept that she will store Ann-Marie and her whole new release. From Little Mermaid-themed warehouse events and formality worship ceremonies summoning historical goddesses to disastrous one-night stands with strikingly flawed males, Ann-Marie hurtles via London and existence. Fiercely smart and unapologetically wild, Eat My middle Out is the satire for our narcissistic, hedonistic, post-postfeminist era.

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Sideshow

By Sheri S. Tepper

On the earth of somewhere else, the Council had  always enforced the governing of every province in  the demeanour the folks had selected, as long as each  respected its buddies' neighborhood customs--and so long  as the folks remained inside their homelands.  Generations later, population have began to question  this culture. The Council has received  mysterious messages and experiences of wierd manifestations  across the planet. Now, Enforcer Fringe Owldark has  been despatched with a small team of 7, each  possessing an strange expertise, to enquire their worst  fear--the arrival of the Hobbs Land gods. unfastened will  and the truth of God are only too of the  timeless matters this brave band of people must  confront as they attempt to come to a decision if entire tolerance  and leaving others by myself is evil. . .and what they  should do whether it is. Vividly imagined and  exquisitely rendered, Sideshow is Sheri S. Tepper's most  controversial novel yet.

From the Paperback edition.

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Stiffed: The Betrayal of the American Man

By Susan Faludi

One of the main talked-about books of final yr, the Pulitzer Prize-winning writer of Backlash now explores the cave in of conventional masculinity that has left males feeling betrayed. With Backlash in 1991, Susan Faludi broke new flooring whilst she positioned her finger at once at the challenge bedeviling girls, and the sunshine of popularity dawned on thousands of her readers: what is making girls depressing is not whatever they're doing to themselves within the identify of independence. it truly is anything our society is doing to girls. The e-book used to be not anything below a landmark. Now in Stiffed, the writer turns her awareness to the masculinity quandary plaguing our tradition on the finish of the '90s, an period of big layoffs, "Angry White Male" politics, and Million guy marches. up to the tradition desires to proclaim that males are made miserable--or brutal or violent or irresponsible--by their internal nature and their hormones, Faludi reveals that even on this planet they supposedly personal and run, males are on the mercy of cultural forces that disfigure their lives and smash their likelihood at happiness. As conventional masculinity maintains to break down, the once-valued male attributes of craft, loyalty, and social software aren't any longer commemorated, less rewarded. Faludi's trip throughout the glossy masculine panorama takes her into the lives of person males whose money owed exhibit the center of the male problem. Stiffed brings us into the area of business staff, activities enthusiasts, wrestle veterans, evangelical husbands, militiamen, astronauts, and bothered "bad" boys--whose experience that they have got misplaced their talents, jobs, civic roles, other halves, groups, and a safe destiny is just one symptom of a bigger and old betrayal.

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A Little F'd Up: Why Feminism Is Not a Dirty Word

By Julie Zeilinger

Young girls at the present time have a nasty popularity, and for sturdy cause: They’re sexting their classmates, they spend extra time on fb than they do in school, and their urge for food for cloth possessions and fact television is matched in simple terms via their overwhelming apathy approximately very important social and political concerns. Right?

Wrong.

FBomb web publication author Julie Zeilinger debunks those (and different) myths approximately sleek formative years in A Little F’d Up, the 1st booklet approximately feminism for younger women of their youth and twenties to really be written via considered one of their friends. during this available guide, Zeilinger takes a severe, sincere, and funny examine the place younger feminists are as a new release, and the place they’re going—and she does so from the point of view of somebody who’s within the trenches correct along her readers.

Fun, humorous, and fascinating, A Little F’d Up is a must-read for the starting to be variety of clever, trained younger women available in the market who're able to commence discovering their voice—and altering the world.

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Accounting for Rape

By Irina Anderson, Kathy Doherty

Accounting for Rape offers an unique point of view just about rape, targeting either male and female sexual violence. The authors examine daily ideals approximately rape, to envision how blaming the sufferer and the normalization of rape are accomplished by means of humans in a dialogue approximately sexual violence. They synthesize discursive psychology and a feminist point of view to discover accurately how rape and rape victimhood are outlined in ways in which replicate the social, political and cultural stipulations of society.

By analysing conversational information, Anderson and Doherty recommend that the prevailing social mental experimental learn into rape and rape belief fails to examine the subtlety and political value of rape supportive reasoning. Accounting for Rape offers a serious interrogation of the dominant theories and methodologies, focusing on:

  • How the gender and sexual orientation of alleged sufferers and perpetrators is important to social contributors whilst making experience of a rape file and in apportioning blame and sympathy
  • How arguments which are serious of alleged sufferers are in-built ways in which are 'face saving' for the contributors within the conversations, and the way victim-blaming arguments are offered as 'common sense'.
  • The power of using this strategy in either specialist and educational contexts to advertise angle change.

The e-book may be of serious curiosity to these learning social and medical psychology, cultural experiences, sociology, women's reports and verbal exchange studies.

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Collected Letters of a Renaissance Feminist (The Other Voice in Early Modern Europe)

By Laura Cereta

Renaissance author Laura Cereta (1469–1499) offers feminist matters in a predominantly male venue—the humanist autobiography within the kind of own letters. Cereta's works circulated largely in Italy throughout the early glossy period, yet her entire letters have by no means ahead of been released in English. In her public lectures and essays, Cereta explores the historical past of women's contributions to the highbrow and political lifetime of Europe. She argues opposed to the slavery of ladies in marriage and for the rights of ladies to raised schooling, a similar concerns that experience occupied feminist thinkers of later centuries.

Yet those letters additionally provide a close portrait of an early smooth woman’s inner most event, for Cereta addressed many letters to a detailed circle of friends and family, discussing hugely own issues resembling her tricky relationships along with her mom and her husband. Taken jointly, those letters are a testomony either to somebody lady and to enduring feminist concerns.

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Why Men Are the Way They Are

By Warren Farrell

Farrell has performed role-playing workshops with millions of guys and ladies for greater than two decades. His ground-breaking learn is the foundation for the publication, which most pros agree might be some of the most notable, eye-opening books of our time.

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Intercourse

By Andrea Dworkin

Andrea Dworkin, as soon as known as “Feminism’s Malcolm X,” has been worshipped, reviled, criticized, and analyzed-but by no means neglected. the facility of her writing, the fervour of her beliefs, and the ferocity of her mind have spurred the arguments and activism of 2 generations of feminists. Now the publication that she’s top identified for-in which she provoked the argument that finally break up aside the feminist movement-is being reissued for the younger ladies and males of the twenty-first century. Intercourse enraged as many readers because it encouraged whilst it used to be first released in 1987. In it, Dworkin argues that during a male supremacist society, intercourse among women and men constitutes a critical a part of women’s subordination to males. (This argument was once quickly-and falsely-simplified to “all intercourse is rape” within the public enviornment, including hearth to Dworkin’s already radical persona.) In her advent to this twentieth-anniversary version of Intercourse, Ariel Levy, the writer of Female Chauvinist Pigs, discusses the situations of Dworkin’s premature demise within the spring of 2005, and the big effect of her lifestyles and paintings. Dworkin’s argument, she issues out, is the stickiest query of feminism: Can a girl struggle the facility while he stocks her bed?

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I Love Dick (Semiotext(e) / Native Agents)

By Chris Kraus

In i admire Dick, released in 1997, Chris Kraus, writer of extraterrestrial beings & Anorexia, Torpor, and Video eco-friendly, boldly tore away the veil that separates fiction from truth and privateness from self-expression. it really is no ask yourself that i like Dick immediately elicited violent controversies and attracted a bunch of passionate admirers. the tale is gripping adequate: in 1994 a married, failed autonomous filmmaker, turning 40, falls in love with a well known theorist and endeavors to seduce him with the aid of her husband. but if the theorist refuses to respond to her letters, the husband and spouse proceed the correspondence for every different as an alternative, imagining the fling the spouse needs to have with Dick. What follows is a breathless pursuit that takes the lady throughout the USA and clear of her husband ;and a ways past her unique infatuation right into a discovery of the transformative energy of first individual narrative. i like Dick is a manifesto for a brand new form of feminist who isn't really afraid to burn via her personal narcissism so as to suppose accountability for herself and for the entire injustice in global ;and it is a e-book you will not positioned down till the author's ultimate, heroic acts of self-revelation and transformation.

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