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.
Blog, Book Reviews, Bookish Life

Retelling Fairytales: Feminist, Alternative, and Encouraging

We have all read fairy tales and seen Disney versions where the main character, the princess, the girl, the mermaid, or someone else, has an adventure or a problem and is usually saved by a man. Thankfully, some recent Disney films show the main female characters saving herself. Fairytales have been rightly criticized for showing …

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Blog, Book Reviews

The Sober Lush by Amanda Eyre Ward and Jardine Libaire

The Sober Lush by Amanda Eyre Ward and Jardine Libaire is “A Hedonist’s Guide to Living a Decadent, Adventurous, Soulful Life–Alcohol Free.”   The Sober Lush describes various ways to lead a fulfilling, delightful, and meaningful life without alcohol. The main idea is “to redefine lushness and reclaim it.” For the authors, sober lushness is …

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Blog, Educate and Activate, Social Justice

Educate & Activate: Intersectional 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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