The feminist movement and the Equal Rights Amendment both have a long and storied (and often fraught) history in this country. We’ve curated our must-read classics on these subjects, plus some great new books that we think you’ll really love!
Add some of these books to your TBR pile, or start a feminist book club and make sure to add us to the invite list! We’ll bring the wine.
- Equal Means Equal by Jessica Neuwirth (co-founder of the ERA Coalition!)
- Black Feminist Thought by Patricia Hill Collins
- My Life on the Road by Gloria Steinem
- Eloquent Rage: A Black Feminist Discovers Her Superpower by Brittney Cooper
- Bad Feminist by Roxane Gay
- Circe by Madeline Miller
- Feminism is for Everybody by bell hooks
- We Should All Be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adiche
- White Feminism: From the Suffragettes to Influencers and Who They Leave Behind by Koa Beck
- Unbought and Unbossed by Shirley Chisholm
- The Vagina Monologues by Even Ensler
- In Search of Our Mother’s Gardens: Womanist Prose by Alice Walker
- The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood
- Women, Race, and Class by Angela Y. Davis
- the witch doesn’t burn in this one by Amanda Lovelace
- More Than Enough: Claiming Space for Who You Are (No Matter What They Say) by Elaine Welteroth
- The Body is Not an Apology by Sonya Renee Taylor
- Notorious RBG by Irin Carmon and Shana Knizhnik
- Hood Feminism: Notes from the Women That a Movement Forgot by Mikki Kendall
2 thoughts on “Start Your Own Feminist Book Club With These Great Reads”
Highly recommend Cassandra Speaks by Elizabeth Lesser and Mediocre by Ijeoma Oluo. Great list! I’ve read most of them.
Thanks, Lori! We’ll add those to our own TBR pile!