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2016 Empowering Reading List

We developed this list from our own readings and from Bustle’s International Women’s Day book list. Take a look and add your own! We thoroughly encourage getting friends together for a book club, as well! Let us know what you think of what you read in the comments, or give us your suggestions!

    1. I Am Malala (Malala Yousefzai)
    2. Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide (Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn)
    3. We Should All Be Feminists (Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie)
    4. Men Explain Things To Me (Rebecca Solnit)
    5. Feminism without Borders: Decolonizing Theory, Practicing Solidarity (Chandra Talpade Mohanty)
    6. Until We Are Free: My Fight for Human Rights in Iran (Shirin Ebadi)
    7. I, Rigoberta Menchú: An Indian Woman in Guatemala (Rigoberta Menchú and Elisabeth Burgos-Debray)
    8. However Long the Night: Molly Melching’s Journey to Help Millions of African Women and Girls Triumph (Aimee Molloy)
    9. Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China (Jung Chang)
    10. The Ways of My Grandmothers (Beverly Hungry Wolf)
    11. Mighty Be Our Powers: How Sisterhood, Prayer, and Sex Changed a Nation at War (Leymah Gbowee)
    12. Inside This Place, Not of It: Narratives from Women’s Prisons (edited by Ayelet Waldman and Robin Levi)
    13. Bad Feminist (Roxane Gay)

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