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25 Feminist Poems to Provoke and Inspire Nasty Women

From feminist love poems to poems about women's rights, read, watch, and be inspired by some of the greatest feminist poets working past and present.

Where To Start With Sarah MacLean Books

Rioters have long been in love with Sarah MacLean and her romance novels. Her regency romances are feminist, fat-positive, and ...

8 Books for Learning to Get Angry

Does anyone else have a hard time getting angry? It comes so easily to some people, but for me it’s ...

Feeling Hungry: 5 YA Books to Devour with your Favorite Snack

I think we can all agree that food is pretty great. And nothing improves good food like a great book. ...

13 Feminist Books to Gift This Galentine’s Day

In a 2010 episode of Parks and Recreation, Leslie Knope—a poetic and noble land-mermaid—gave us Galentine’s Day. It’s an unofficial ...

An Interview With Donna Kaz of PUSH/PUSHBACK

We sit down with Donna Kaz, aka Aphra Behn, Guerrilla Girl on Tour, to talk about her books about using tactics to protest injustice in the world.

5 Books About Sex Work and Feminism

We've rounded up feminist books about sex work authored by those who actively chose sex work, or are actively involved in its objective study.

Join Us For Persist: A Feminist Book Club On Instagram (Book Four!)

Join us over on Instagram for a quarterly feminist book club! Open to everyone, from readers looking for Feminism 101 to readers who have been fighting the fight for years.

Fascinating and Horrifying Facts from THE WOMEN’S ATLAS

  The Women’s Atlas, now in its fifth edition, is a useful snapshot of women’s lives around the world. Authored ...

The Best Places To Find Indie Mysteries

With the closure of Midnight Ink, Book Riot helps you find other indie publishers who are putting out diverse and dynamic mysteries.

25 Inspiring Malala Yousafzai Quotes

These 25 inspiring Malala Yousafzai quotes on education, activism, politics, and women's rights will leave you feeling empowered.

Yes, LITTLE WOMEN is a Feminist Novel — And Here’s Why

Little Women is a feminist novel—right? Before this week, I thought the answer to this question was an obvious yes. But ...

Reading CUNT in Public (And Other Ways to Let Books Help You Through This Week)

After watching Dr. Christine Blasey Ford relive her trauma in the Kavanaugh investigation, one reader found solace in Inga Muscio's feminist classic.

9 Nonfiction Titles that Should Exist (but Don’t)

A collection of candid photographs of celebrity laundry rooms. A feminist history of Tupperware. Here are 9 nonfiction books we want.

#SHOUTYOURABORTION And 9 Other Nonfiction Books About Abortion

#ShoutYourAbortion is coming out with a book! While you wait, check out these other nine nonfiction books about abortion.