Book Recommendations for 16 Days of Activism – Day 15

It is never too late to educate yourself on a new topic. Summer is fast approaching and what better  way to spend your holidays with a good book, exploring gender stereotypes and challenging gender norms.

As part of the 16 days of Activism global campaign, Respect Victoria has compiled a list of fiction and non-fiction books to inspire your summer reading list!

  • Alone atop the Hill by Alice Dunnigan
  • Attack of the 50 Ft. Women: How Gender Equality Can Save The World! by Catherine Mayer (2017)
  • A Room of One’s Own by Virginia Wolfe (1929)
  • Bossypants by Tina Fey (2011)
  • Brotopia: Breaking up the Boys’ Club of Silicon Valley by Emily Chang (2018)
  • Carrie Pilby by Caren Lissner (2003)
  • Dead Beckoning by Christina Engela (2016)
  • The Argonauts by Maggie Nelson (2015)
  • The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison (1970)
  • Feminism is for Everybody: Passionate Politics by Bell Hooks (2000)
  • Girl Up by Lauren Bates (2016)
  • Here Lies Arthur by Philip Reeve (2007)
  • Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly (2016)
  • I Am Malala: The Story of the Girl Who Stood Upfor Education and Was Shot by the Taliban by Malala Yousafzai and Christina Lamb (2013)
  • Juliet Takes a Breath by Gabby Rivera (2016)
  • Kindred by Octavia E. Butler (1979)
  • Men Explain Things to Me by Rebecca Solnit(2015)
  • Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides (2002)
  • Milk and Honey by Rupi Kaur (2014)
  • My Life on the Road by Gloria Steinem (2015) Not That Bad by Roxane Gay (2018)
  • Invisible Women: Data Bias in a World Designed for Men by Caroline Criado Perez (2019)
  • Pachinko by Min Jin Lee (2017)
  • Stealing the Show: How Women Are
  • Revolutionizing Television by Joy Press (2018)
  • The Argonauts by Maggie Nelson (2015)
  • The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison (1970)
  • The Great Believers by Rebecca Makkai (2018)
  • The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood (1985)
  • The Help by Kathryn Stockett (2009)
  • The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd (2003)
  • The Surface Breaks by Louise O’Neill (2018)
  • The Testaments by Margaret Atwood (2019)
  • The Time Has Come: Why Men Must Join the Gender Equality Revolution by Michael Kaufman (2019)
  • The Wife Drought by Annabel Crabb (2015)
  • We: A Manifesto for Women Everywhere by Gillian Anderson and Jennifer Nadel (2017)

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