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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 will include theoretical text, fictional novels, non fiction books and articles. Skim through our list and let us know your favorite piece! Tag us on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter!

As March is Women’s Herstory Month, we have put together a list of books and articles sure to energize you, and take you through a wide range of feminist experiences. In between our events this month, you just may discover a new favorite author.

Women’s HERstory Books:

  • The House of Spirits – Isabel Allende
  • In the Time of the Butterflies – Julia Alvarez
  • Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body – Roxane Gay
  • The Knowledge Explosion: Generations of Feminist Scholarship – edited by Cheris Kramarae and Dale Spender
  • Wealth of Selves: Multiple Identities, Mestiza Consciousness, and the Subject of Politics – Edwina Barbosa
  • Intersectionality: An Intellectual History – Ange-Marie Hancock
  • Global Feminism: Transnational Women’s Activism, Organizing, and Human Rights – edited by Myra Marx Ferree and Aili Mari Tripp
  • A Cup of Water Under my Bed – Daisy Hernandez
  • Women Transforming Politics: An Alternative Reader – edited by Cathy J Cohen et al
  • This Bridge We Call Home: Radical Visions for Transformation – edited by Gloria Anzaldúa and Analouise Keating
  • Hypatia Reborn: Essays in Feminist Philosophy – edited by Azizah Y Al-Hibri and Margaret A. Simons
  • Dislocating Cultures: Identities, Traditions, and Third-World Feminisms – Uma Narayan
  • Overcoming Speechlessness: A Poet Encounters the Horror in Rwanda, Eastern Congo, and Palestine/Israel – Alice Walker
  • A Quiet Revolution: The Veil’s Resurgence, from the Middle East to America – Leila Ahmed
  • Soul Talk: The New Spirituality of African American Women – Akasha Gloria Hull
  • Lez Talk: A Collection of Black Lesbian Short Fiction – S. Andrea Allen
  • Assata: An Autobiography – Assata Shakur
  • My Invented Country: A Memoir – Isabel Allende