Essays · Feminist · Non-fiction

Bad Feminist by Roxane Gay

My rating: 5/5 stars The word feminist has cultivated a reputation for angry, power-hungry, bra-burning women.  I probably would not describe myself as a feminist, and yet I think that I am.  If being a feminist means that I want equality for all, thoughtfulness and compassion, and the ability to make life choices without incurring… Continue reading Bad Feminist by Roxane Gay

Autobiography · Classics · Feminist · Fiction

The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath

My rating: 4/5 stars This book is one of many on my TBR that comes from a category of books that I feel obliged to read.  Widely recognized as one of the greatest pieces of literature from the 20th century, it has been touted as feminist literature almost to cliché.  Sylvia Plath’s short life has… Continue reading The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath