Books

Books

What Does It Mean to Live a Non-Fascist Life?

Natasha Lennard's new book, "Being Numerous: Essays on Non-Fascist Life," examines the day-to-day considerations of practicing anti-fascism.
Marie Solis
4.9.19
Books

Jenny Odell's Anti-Capitalist Argument for Doing Nothing

Jenny Odell's new book "How to Do Nothing" is an anti-capitalist manifesto for collectively shifting our attention to create a better world.
Marie Solis
4.8.19
international women's day

Broadly Picks: 9 Must-Read Books by Women

Feminista Jones, Fatimah Asghar, Virgie Tovar, and other women you need on your bookshelf—today and every day.
Broadly Staff
3.8.19
Books

Morgan Parker’s 'Magical Negro' and the Multiplicity of Blackness

“I was thinking about ‘Black Girl Magic,’ which is cool, but I’m also a real person, so I wanted to explore what is magical about us according to us.”
Dianca Potts
2.21.19
Browsing Black History

Afrofuturism: The Radical Genre Imagining a Future for Black People

Afrofuturism imagines alternative possibilities for Black people through works grounded in the harsh realities of present day. Could their creations help inspire better real-world futures?
Tajja Isen
2.12.19
Books

9 Books That Will Get You Through 2019

A guide to making activism pleasurable, a graphic novel about postpartum depression, and novels with sensual descriptions of queer sex.
Laura Winnick
2.5.19
Browsing Black History

Why White Allyship Isn't Enough

Feminista Jones' new book "Reclaiming Our Space" delves into modern Mammys, Twitter trolls, and the difference between white allyship and advocacy.
Danielle Kwateng-Clark
2.4.19
Books

'Cat Person' Author Kristen Roupenian Wants to Let Women Be Bad

In its quest to give its characters "equal opportunity" to be depraved, Kristen Roupenian's new collection of short stories falls short of capturing the nuances of gender and power that made "Cat Person" so resonant.
Marie Solis
1.15.19
Culture

50-Year-Old French Author Says Women Over 50 Are 'Too Old'

Prize-winning author and TV presenter Yann Moix also said that he preferred to date Asian women and that he was "not responsible for [his] taste."
Zing Tsjeng
1.8.19
Books

Where Feminist Dystopian Fiction Falls Short

The canon of feminist dystopian writing mostly offers a narrow version of womanhood: sensationalized, suffering, and overwhelmingly white.
Tajja Isen
1.4.19
Culture

Michelle Obama Shares Her Secret to Getting Through Her Time as First Lady

"I was in such a tight bubble, where I had to be perfect and I couldn't necessarily be my full self."
Danielle Kwateng-Clark
12.3.18
Gifts

8 Gifts for Nieces and Nephews If You're Competing to Be the 'Cool Aunt'

We know—there really is no contest. But these gifts will prove that once and for all!
Danielle Kwateng-Clark
11.27.18
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