An interesting memoir from a woman plagued by pain and the advocacy that came from it.
Memoir Monday!! It's so disappointing how much I can relate to Ellen Pao and all the things she went through before the trial. This is an important book for anyone who seeks inclusion in the workplace to see just how that still doesn't happen and get an idea of what can be done about it.
Memoir Monday!! An adorable memoir on being uncoupled but not alone with some beautifully made feminist points on the importance of coupling.
Over the years of writing this blog, I've particularly enjoyed reading about the amazing women who have come before me to change the world they lived in so that it could become the one that I was born into. We still have a long way to go for the women who come after us, but... Continue Reading →
I read Rad American Women a while back and had been intending to read this ever since. As with the first book, this is a phenomenal list of women doing great work to improve the lives of women everywhere. The compilation of women is a little unexpected, but in a good way. There are heads... Continue Reading →
Review: I LOVE this book. I've had a bit of a thing for science and research books about women since I read Delusions of Gender back in 2015. It's interesting but I know enough to take it with a grain of salt too, like the news. Everything has an angle and I know that's true for these... Continue Reading →
Given the small size of the book of Ruth, it only took one post to do the whole thing and to have a little reflection, which is below with some changes. The original post that has chapter breakdowns is available here. Notable Women Naomi - Ruth's mother in law who she is determined to care... Continue Reading →
Judges is about the downward spiral of Israel before their monarchy begins. It starts off like they might just make it passed some hiccups but even the judges themselves become progressively worse. Notable Women Deborah, obviously. She is one of the better known women of the Bible. The whole of chapter five is a song... Continue Reading →
This isn't quite the story that I had remembered hearing about, though this is one that is talked about a lot. There are a few movies out there these days that reenact the events, but they seem hollow now. There is more to this book than the plagues and the commandments and even those stories... Continue Reading →