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Review – Feminist Library art show in Berlin!

Feminist Library on tour – art show in Berlin! At the beginning of March, as London was covered in layers of snow, members of the Feminist Library set off for sunnier (but colder!) climes, for an artistic adventure in Berlin.

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Things A Bright Girl Can Do by Sally Nicholls

Things A Bright Girl Can Do by Sally Nicholls    Published by Andersen Press Review by Sarah O’Mahoney Through rallies and marches, in polite drawing rooms and freezing prison cells, and in the poverty-stricken slums of the East End, three

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Review – Feminist Library’s Latinx Feminist Festival

Feminist Library’s Latinx Feminist Festival – celebrating Latin culture and diaspora feminisms Review by Jael de la Luz and Emma Thatcher During Autumn 2017 we organised the Latinx Feminist Festival, a series of events including films, poetry and a local history

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Women & Power by Mary Beard

Women & Power by Mary Beard Review by Rose Sinclair Mary Beard’s Women & Power is an adaptation of two lectures given in 2014 and 2017. The slim volume deserves its accolades as an instant classic for its timelessness and timeliness. Though,

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Review – The Feminist Library

Review of the Feminist Library By Ameira July-Williams, Age 8  During the half term, I went to the Feminist Library with my friend/pen-pal Lucky. We went there to do a project on women in history. We went to that library

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Review – Max Dashu’s presentation

Max Dashu’s presentation On 24th November, we hosted Max Dashu, an incredibly inspirational speaker and educator specialising in women’s history. Max gave a powerful presentation on Amazons and Women warriors, and shared with us hundreds of images of amazing women

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Review – Tech Day

Tech Day On the 25th November we held the first of a series of Feminism and Tech events, launching a new technical programme for women and girls at the Library. We hosted a number of women in tech groups, including

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We Should All Be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

We Should All Be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Review by Juliette Deblue, bookshop volunteer We Should All Be Feminists is a book everyone should read. It has been embraced by millions of people as modern feminism’s call to arms, a

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5 Classic Intersectional Feminist Books

5 Classic Intersectional Feminist Books by Jael de la Luz Jael is a Volunteer Coordinator at the Feminist Library and her feminism is influenced by her experience as a Latin American woman, with strong links to Chicanx and Black feminism

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Review – Summer Fayre 2017

Summer Fayre 2017 Our Summer Fayre took place on Saturday 12th August, with much activity from top to bottom of the building. Stall holders packed into the meeting room, selling beautiful handmade wares, zines, children’s books, and so on, while

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