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What We’re Reading: The Future is Feminist


A star-studded roster of iconic women write powerfully about what it means to be a feminist yesterday, today and tomorrow in The Future is Feminist. Refreshing, provocative, moving and hilarious, the book features a wide range of voices, including feminist of diverse eras, ethnicities, nationalities, sexual orientations and religious backgrounds. These 21 poets, essayists, activists, actors and professors address topics ranging from financial independence to resting bitch face, from workplace harassment to online trolls.

Here readers will find Caitlin Moran describing the “12 Things About Being a Woman that Women Won’t Tell You”; Sophia Jawed-Wessel on “The Lies We Tell Pregnant Women”; Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie on why feminism must not be exclusive; Roxanne Gay on why we expect women characters to be ‘likeable’; Naomi Alderman on building a truly feminist society; and many more contemporary voices alongside such classic feminist writers as Sojourner Truth and Mary Wollstonecraft.

The diverse points of view in The Future is Feminist are sure to spark conversation about what feminism means and what a feminist future could look like. They are brought together in this beautiful, vibrantly designed book that you will cherish, give as a gift, and return to for inspiration. Find at your favorite bookseller.