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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

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Review: Ghost Boy by Martin Pistorius

  There are few books that command attention and reflection as this one does.  Martin Pistorius fell victim to an infection of the brain (to my knowledge, never concretely diagnosed) at the age of 12 and was left in a virtual coma.  Everyone thought he was a shell of his former self, but around the… Continue reading Review: Ghost Boy by Martin Pistorius