Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi - A Book Review
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Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi: A Book Review

Marjane Satrapi’s Persepolis is a graphic memoir that shares her life story before and after the 1979 Iranian Revolution. Born in 1969, a decade before the revolution and the Islamic regime overtook the country, Satrapi recounts her life growing up pre- and post-revolution. Satrapi’s early childhood consisted of classes in a bilingual French school, family …

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Baking the Resistance with Our Favorite Sweet Feminists

In honor of Becca Rea-Tucker’s new cookbook BAKING BY FEEL, Renee sits down with @thesweetfeminist herself and best friend/mobile bakery owner Jeney Christensen. The three of them discuss baking as an outlet to process emotions (including feminist rage), how baking can be subversive, and how working in the kitchen can help us accept our imperfections. …

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I'm Glad My Mom Died by Jennette McCurdy - a book review
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Book Review: I’m Glad My Mom Died By Jennette McCurdy

[cw: eating disorders; physical, emotional, and substance abuse] One of Hollywood’s worst-kept secrets is its widespread exploitation of child actors. The issue is so well known and publicized that laws were passed in an attempt to ensure that child actors don’t reach adulthood indigent due to their guardian’s money mismanagement or greed (Jackie Coogan, Gary …

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Blkstacks Book Recs + Dancing with Numbers with Tricia M. Taitt

Using her bookseller skills, content contributor Alana Amore Colvin (the admin behind blkstacks on instagram and youtube) provides book recommendations for folks looking to expand their reading taste to include more black women writers! Stacks keeps it simple giving listeners the starter pack for black femme literature. More on black femme literature, Renee chats with …

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