10 Feminist Books to Read This Summer

Looking for a summer read? We recommend these 10 books featured in our Summer 2017 issue.

Architecting Your Life: A Response to Ivanka Trump

Trump tells us that her book is a “manual for architecting the life you want to live.” As an architect, I have some suggestions for her.

Nevertheless, She Persisted: A Review of Rosa DeLauro’s The Least Among Us

With the recent cruel attempts to slash programs to aid the poor, disabled and elderly, we should all embrace Rosa DeLauro’s blueprint.

The Writing on the Wall

More than 30 years after its original publishing, as our own government systematically strips rights from women, we revisit Margaret Atwood’s vision in The Handmaid’s Tale. We heed her warning.

A Willful Killjoy

Feminism is homework. (Self-assigned.) We must task ourselves with the assignments that urge us to dig deeper, helping us transform our personal and work lives.

Revisiting The Right to Be Cold

Sheila Watt-Cloutier’s The Right to be Cold is the feminist book we need to weather the climate crisis.

Q&A: Roxane Gay on Authenticity, Likability and Resistance

“I love when people give a damn and are invested in things, trivial and not. Ambivalence is boring.”

8 Hidden Biblical Themes in “The Handmaid’s Tale”

At the heart of Margaret Atwood’s book lies a biblical story that provided blueprints for a patriarchal dystopia.

Giving Voice to Trans and Non-Binary Survivors of Sexual Violence

As a trans survivor of sexual and emotional abuse, Lexie Bean has spent a lot of time trying to make sense of their own body.

Agent Scully Tackles Feminism

Gillian Anderson partnered with Jennifer Nadel to write “WE: A Manifesto for Women Everywhere.” We talked to them about the book, the movement and the X-Files.

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