Women Wear Handmaid’s Tale Robes in Texas Senate: Critical Linking, March 23, 2017

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On the Texas Senate floor Monday, about a dozen women protested an abortion ban by dressing up as characters from The Handmaid’s Tale, a dystopian novel in which women have no rights and are routinely forced to give birth against their will.

This is amazing.

If there’s anyone we’d want to source our next reading selection from, Emma Roberts would probably be one of our top picks. Earlier this morning, the star announced this morning that she will be starting her very own social media–based bookclub, in which she will be giving recommendations, sharing what she’s reading, and creating a space for people to come together and discuss.

Hey hey, more celebrity book clubs!

British author Jane Austen, known the world over for her insightful take on 19th century society, created fake marriage documents with two separate men, archives have revealed.

Jane Austen pranked her village as a teen, and this makes me love her more.

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