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BKLYN Women's History Month: feminist classics

March is Women's History Month, and we're featuring books written by women. This list includes some of the most influential feminists texts. Also check out our list of fiction, poetry, and memoir by women throughout history:

15 items

A room of one's own

Virginia Woolf ; foreword by Mary Gordon. |

Ain't I a woman

bell hooks. |

This bridge called my back

edited by Cherrâie Moraga and Gloria Anzaldâua. |

The feminine mystique

Betty Friedan ; [introduction by Gail Collins ; afterword by Anna Quindlen]. |


Julia Serano. |


Susan Faludi. |

All the women are white, all the black are men, but some of us are brave

edited by Akasha (Gloria T.) Hull, Patricia Bell Scott & Barbara Smith ; with a new afterword by Brittney Cooper. |

The second sex

Simone de Beauvoir ; translated by Constance Borde and Sheila Malovany-Chevallier ; with an introduction by Judith Thurman. |

The dialectic of sex

Shulamith Firestone. |

Dear sisters

Rosalyn Baxandall and Linda Gordon. |

Women, race & class

Angela Y. Davis. |

The beauty myth

Naomi Wolf. |

Our bodies, ourselves

The Boston Women's Health Book Collective. |