When a group of celebrities, activists and artists come together for the same cause, you get something as loud and powerful as this — a masterpiece that discusses feminism from all angles. Hear them share personal stories on what the F-word really means to them.
Feminists Don’t Wear Pink (And Other Lies): Amazing Women On What The F-Word Means To Them by Scarlett Curtis, $26.75 at Kinokuniya
FIGHT LIKE A GIRL
Malala was 15 when she was shot in the head for taking an exam in Pakistan’s Swat Valley. Thankfully she survived and lived on to write about how she started fighting for girls’ education.
I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up For Education And Was Shot By The Taliban by Malal Yousafzai, $14.44 at Kinokuniya
It’s a short and sweet essay that was adapted by Adichie’s viral 2012 TED Talk of the same name. She eloquently argued what ‘feminism’ means and why we should all be feminists. Flawless.
We Should All Be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, $13.21 at Kinokuniya
POETRY OF PROTEST
This is a refreshing collection of poems that empowers women to take control of their minds and bodies. Each poem consists of only a few lines, but they’re powerful enough to keep you deep in thoughts.
The Witch Doesn’t Burn In This One by Amanda Lovelace, $23.11 at Kinokuniya
WHEN MEN TALK
Men and women — we’re just two very distinct species. Rebecca Solnit shows when ‘mansplaining’ happens: men’s often condescending and incorrect efforts in explaining things to women.
Men Explain Things To Me by Rebecca Solnit, $20.45 at Kinokuniya
WAR ON WOMEN
If you haven’t watched the Hulu series, know that the story plot gets dark, especially when the handmaids are forced into sexual slavery. A relatable read that talks about issues that we are still facing today.
The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood, $33.23 at Kinokuniya
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