Feminist books have grabbed the attention of many throughout the past couple of years. You don’t need to necessarily be a feminist in order to read these books as they can be inspirational for all kinds of people. They contain useful information that will draw you in and relate to it on a personal level. They contain the stories and lives of women who may serve as an inspiration to many. So if you’re looking for a feminist inspiration but don’t know where to start, consider checking out these books.
1.Shrill by Lindy West: While being extremely funny, Lindy West writes about the dark moments of her life many women can relate to.
2.The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood: Being relocatable in the sense of our current-day world, the author discusses class and gender among a changing society.
3.Why not me? By Mindy Kailing: Kailing’s book is about the exact question withheld in the title. Times where women ask themselves the question why not me? and feel left out. She helps boost confidence and stops you from comparing to others in this book.
4.Milk and Honey by Rupi Kaur: One of the most talked about feminist books of this century, Kaur discusses the pain many women feel throughout their life in the means of poetry and prose. She then tells the reader how to heal from this pain.
5. Girlboss by Sophia Amoruso: Yes, I left the best for last. Written by the founder of Nastygal, this inspiring book leads readers towards the path to success. Honestly, if you’re going to start reading feminist books, I suggest you start from here. The less you know about it, the better so I’m not going to tell you exactly what it’s about.