6 Books Every Feminist Should Read

A collection of reads that every feminist needs to get their hands on! And because book reviews can be long and boring, we’ve kept it short and sweet and said everything that needs to be said in just three words.

  1. #GirlBoss, by Sophia Amoruso (2014)

Description in 3 words: Authentic, fresh, sassy

  1. We should all be feminists, by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (2014)

Description in 3 words: Personal, inspiring, entertaining

  1. The Feminine Mystique, by Betty Friedan (1963)

Description in 3 words: Classic, groundbreaking, landmark

  1. Feminism is for everybody, by Bell Hooks (2014)

Description in 3 words: Simple, powerful, accessible

5.    ‘Delusions of Gender: How Our Minds, Society, and Neurosexism Create Difference’, by Cordelia Fine (2010)

Description in 3 words: Playful, scientific, clever

6. ‘The Beauty Myth: How Images of Beauty Are Used Against Women’ by Naomi Wolf (1991)

Description in 3 words: Controversial, factual, interesting

Author: Lauren Shuttleworth

Founder and Director of Words With Heart. Passionate about conservation, women’s and girls’ education, and really good gelato.