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Women’s Center Monthly Reading List

The Women’s Center has curated a monthly reading list to showcase the importance of literature and the transformative power of the written word. This list includes theoretical text, fictional novels, non fiction books and articles.

January’s reading list was created to bring light to the intersections of stalking, domestic violence, and interpersonal violence as it is Stalking Awareness Month. Trigger Warning: Given the nature of the theme and topics covered in this reading list. Please take care of yourself.

Skim through our list and let us know your favorite piece! Tag us on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter!


  • “The Psychology of Stalking: Clinical and Forensic Perspectives” by J. Reid Meloy
  • “Courting Disaster: Intimate Stalking, Culture and Criminal Justice (Social Problems & Social Issues)” by Jennifer L. Dunn
  • “Battle Cries: Black Women and Intimate Partner Abuse” by Hillary Potter
  • “Written On The Body: Letters from Trans and Non-Binary Survivors of Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence” edited by Lexie Bean
  • “Abused Men: The Hidden Side of Domestic Violence” by Philip W. Cook
  • “No Ordinary Stalking : a look at organized stalking and electronic harassment” by June Ti


  • “These Boots Were Made for Stalking: When Women Harass Women Online”
  • “Stalking: The Basic Law and Remedies”
  • “January Is National Stalking Awareness Month: Call It Out For What It Is”
  • “How Romantic Comedies and Social Media Teach Folks That Stalking Is Okay If It’s in the Name of Love”
  • “What would you do? Don’t be too quick to pass judgment on domestic violence survivors”