Category Archives: Feminist Book Club

January Round-Up (Ebooks Everywhere)

In January 2018, I read 12 books*. A few salient numbers and notes: All of them were ebooks**. (I switched from Amazon US to Amazon UK about halfway through the month because I needed to read Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine for Feminist … Continue reading

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Feminist Book Club: a year of feminist reading

I’ve kind of fallen behind on recording the Feminist Book Club meets, but before I fall even further behind, I just want to note down here the books we read this year, along with who picked them, if anyone is interested! (November) … Continue reading

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September Round Up: The Muslim Woman’s Double Bind

13 books in September! 12 female-authored 2 Bruneian novels (The Last Bastion of Ingei and Jewel: An attempt at a halal romance – review for The Scoop here) 3 books on Islam 1 book on Erotic Stories for Punjabi widows (I just love … Continue reading

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Mid-month round-up! September 2017

8 books so far in September, which is basically what I read in August, so I’m optimistic I can match my Sept 2016 number of 13 books. Of note so far this month: S.K. Ali Saints and Misfits, a YA novel set … Continue reading

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Feminist Book Club: Caitlin Moran’s “How to Be a Woman”

I missed last month’s book club meet up, but I did read the book, Jami Attenberg’s All Grown Up. I enjoyed it, and thought the protagonist was hugely, flawed-ly relatedly human. She was continuously perplexed by all the people around … Continue reading

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Feminist Book Club: Sofia Khan is Not Obliged

Yesterday the feminist book club met up for the fourth month in a row, yay! This time at Rack and Brew in Gadong, to eat fries and soft shell crab kolomee, drink green tea and ginger bread lattes, and to … Continue reading

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Feminist Book Club: “Reading Lolita in Tehran”

Still working through some teething pains with the logistics of this book club, but it’s worth it. Today the feminist book club met up to discuss Reading Lolita in Tehran: A memoir in books by Azar Nafisi. It was a … Continue reading

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