If you know you’re looking for a copy of The Hunger Games, then you’re golden, but lots of readers just like to browse for something good to read. That is, until we start ripping our hair out. I conferred with The Frisky staff and came up with a list of books we think every woman needs to read in her lifetime. Broken Open: How Difficult Times Can Help Us Grow, by Elizabeth Lesser: The best spirituality-based self-help book I’ve ever read. I keep coming back to it again and again. The best spirituality-based self-help book I’ve ever read. This brilliant poet turned memoirist writes about her rebellious youth and sexual awakening — you won’t be able to put it down.
A memoir in graphic novel form, this gorgeous book explores the author’s childhood growing up in a funeral home with a closeted gay father, his death, and coming to terms with her own sexuality. If you’ve never read a graphic novel, this is the perfect place to start! This book helped me heaps after a big, bad breakup. Hands down, the book that has meant the most to me and is the one I recommend most often, especially to women who are trying to find their footing in the world. It’s a great book about female friendship and betrayal and redemption.
Soon to be published in the U. Caitlin Moran’s book of essays about modern womanhood is exactly the breath of common sensical fresh air that feminism needs. Idiot-proof for cooks at all levels. It enlightened me on different ways to think about love. His novel explores sex and gender in absolutely compelling way. A beautiful picture book for children about a family’s joy over a new baby. Whatever your opinion on sex work is now, I guarantee this graphic novel written by a john will be food for thought.
This book has helped me through so many tough times. It’s written by a Buddhist nun but you don’t have to be Buddhist to benefit from the concepts of letting go and being present in each moment. A short story on how absolutely confining life used to be for women. Bernstein beams contentment and her vibe had me rethinking my own perspective on everything from dating to family to ambition. She writes a lot about the themes of race and beauty. It’s one of the go-to books for understanding intersectionality in oppression.
Barney’s window dresser Simon Doonon will cheerlead you all the way. About the harsh reality of how oppressive life is for most of the world’s women is today — and what we can do about it. An interesting and horrifying dissection of our culture’s obsession with women’s chastity, and why this belief system is ultimately harmful to women and men. A surreal look at how relationships can start to eat away at your autonomy and independence.
Of course, this list is just The Frisky staff’s suggestions. We’d love to hear your picks for books every woman needs to read — and why — in the comments. Opinion for Australian IT managers and professionals. Become a SMH member today! Join today and you can easily save your favourite articles, join in the conversation and comment, plus select which news your want direct to your inbox.
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