Category Archives: Feminist Book Club

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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Feminist Book Club: Roxane Gay’s “Bad Feminist”

So the Feminist Book Club met up for the 2nd time at Ar-Ruhma on Sunday afternoon to finish talking about Roxane Gay’s Bad Feminist. Here are some of my recollections of the stuff that came up: While some feministas agreed … Continue reading

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