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The Art of (Festive) Appetite: what we can learn from a forgotten food rebel

‘Gross are they who see in eating and drinking nought but grossness’ The Feasts of Autolycus – The Diary of a Greedy Woman, Elizabeth Pennell, 1896 Christmas is the season of feasting. We become focused on what we eat –

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A Very Long way from Anywhere Else – Book Review

A Very Long way from Anywhere Else – Ursula Le Guin Ursula Le Guin is an author better known for her science fiction and fantasy works. Her major works, the Earthsea novels, which follow the magical adventures of a wizard

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Newsletter Winter 2016

Download our quarterly Newsletter for Winter 2016, full of news, reviews and the latest feminist event listings.

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Book Review of ‘Eileen’ and ‘The Lesser Bohemians’

Two great books by women published this year Eileen Ottessa Moshfegh, (Jonathan Cape, 2016) The Lesser Bohemians, Eimear McBride (Faber, 2016) I looked like a girl you’re expect to see on a city bus, reading some clothbound book from the

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October 2016 E-Bulletin

Find out what the Library are up to here in our October bulletin – events, volunteering opportunities and our latest exciting news!

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cpd25 visit the Feminist Library

cpd25 visit the Feminist Library Review by Rachel Telfer, cpd25 Coordinator On the 6 July 2016 cpd25, the staff training and development programme of the M25 Consortium of Academic Libraries, arrived for a tour of the Feminist Library on Westminster

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OKRS Opportunity

Donate to the OKRS crowdfunder HERE Our quest to secure our future is far from over, so we need your support now more than ever. Given market conditions in London, our search for new premises has been very difficult,

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Feminist Library Survival Song

This brilliantly reworked version of Gloria Gaynor’s classic song was unveiled at our benefit on 2nd July. Sing along to the video below and feel free to perform it at any other feminist occasion. Once I was a book I

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Summer Benefit Photos

We were so excited by our Summer Benefit on 2nd July. We want to thank all our enthusiastic supporters: the performers who kept us entertained from 2 to 10pm throughout the building, the stallholders who displayed such interesting material, our

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Anti Gentrification Month – Call Out

Organisations in London we invite you to be part of Anti-Gentrification Week – a week-long celebration of our communities and our spaces, and a protest against the attempts to push us out of them. How can you get involved? We

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