Herstory Memoir Monday Recommendations

Memoirs of Raging Feminists

In honor of International Women’s Day last week, here are 5 Memoirs of Raging Feminists. By raging feminist, I mean those rare women that are more than happy to get out in front and talk about things that need to be talked about, even when they know it will incur the rage of the men around them. I admire the work they do and that they make me feel like a total coward.
In some ways and on some days I wish I could be more like them, willing to take on more hate to push forward and get the job done. Most of the time I’m just greatful for them and their insights into a world I had been all too willing to take for granted and not see the problems in. I had been fine with just playing the game as it was and they inspired me to throw it out and try to make a new one on my terms.

Here they are:

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2 comments

  1. I love Mindy Kaling and Caitlin Moran, you might want to try Sara Pascoe too (‘Animal’). I’ve come across Jessica Valenti in a collection, but I’ve not read any of her full books, I will keep my eyes open. Thanks for the recommendations

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