The power of a good book cannot be just explained in words easily. A good book has the power to hit our hearts directly and the characters from a good heart touching book will remain with us for many years. Book reading is one such a creative hobby that helps in making our minds think and imagine various different things. It even gives us the scope to analyze things and broaden our thinking. So, today we have come up with an article that has a collection of best books for feminists to read at least once in their lifetime.
We Should All Be Feminists By Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
This should definitely be included in the feminist books must-read list. This book was written by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. This book is actually a non-fiction one, so if you are non-fiction bookie then you will definitely enjoy this one where the author will be discussing and arguing that the feminist isn’t anything to feel insulted about, but it is actually the one thing that every one of us should be embracing. The book includes anecdotes, analyses by the author about what it means to be a feminist. The book as a whole describes the concept of equality and the need for society to change to reach equality.
Matilda By Roald Dahl
This is one of the best feminist books in our list of books that you should definitely read. It was written by Roald Dahl. It is all about a bright little five and half-year-old girl with unusual precocity who is very much eager to learn. Eventually, her insensitive parents send her to school that was run by Miss Trunchbull who is very cruel, authoritarian that loathes children. Matilda develops a strong bond with her school teacher Miss Honey who feels astonished by Matilda’s intellectual abilities. The bonding between the school teacher and Matilda, how their lives turn after they met each other is what the book is all about with some interesting plot.
How To Be A Woman By Caitlin Moran
It is another non-fiction book in our list of feminist books that you must be reading if you are a feminist or at least want to be one. It was written by Caitlin Moran, the British author. She has written this book with the aim of making feminism more approachable for every woman by telling them the stories of her own struggles. She doesn’t want to look at feminists as radical man-haters. Moran tells her own feminist stories using “forceful and self-deprecating humor” that any woman can relate to. It is definitely a must-have book if you love humor as you are getting a chance to receive some serious life advice through humor.
Bad Feminist By Roxane Gay
This is yet another best feminist books of all time. This book Bad Feminist by Roxane Gay is actually a collection of essays. The essays in bad feminist address a really wide range of topics both cultural and personal. Bad Feminist explores being a feminist while loving things that could seem at odds with feminist ideology. It just shows what it’s like to move through the world as a woman. It’s not even about feminism per se, it’s about humanity and empathy.
How many of these have you read already?