Rashmila likes to read books by/about women/people of color. She prefers fiction to reality. A dog parent and word ninja, she volunteers for non-profits and is multilingual. Favorite genre- contemporary literary fiction.
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Educate and Activate: Third Wave Feminism

Feminist Book Club blog contributors are working together to create posts as an “Educate & Activate” series. We will define a term or movement, provide historical context, and give you additional resources to learn more. We believe that an educated populace can be better activists, accomplices and co-conspirators. It is important to note that these …

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Blog, Educate and Activate, Social Justice

Educate and Activate: Second Wave Feminism

Feminist Book Club blog contributors are working together to create posts as an “Educate & Activate” series. We will define a term or movement, provide historical context, and give you additional resources to learn more. We believe that an educated populace can be better activists, accomplices and co-conspirators. It is important to note that these …

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Book Review of Gabriella Burnham’s It Is Wood, It Is Stone

It Is Wood, It Is Stone is Gabriella Burnham’s debut novel where the female American protagonist, Linda spends a year in Sao Paolo, Brazil. She lives with her husband, Dennis who is a visiting offer of history at the University of Sao Paolo. Apart from the gorgeous cover, the novel, written from Linda’s perspective, is …

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Educate and Activate: First Wave Feminism

Introduction: Feminist Book Club blog contributors are working together to create posts as an “Educate & Activate” series. We will define a term or movement, provide historical context, and give you additional resources to learn more. We believe that an educated populace can be better activists, accomplices and co-conspirators. It is important to note that …

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Interview with Beth Mayer

Beth Mayer’s We Will Tell You Otherwise is a collection of short stories with real characters who are often socially marginalized, with themes of family dynamics, children, death, and interactions between strangers. I think that writing a short story is more difficult simply because the author has limited space to create a world or a …

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