How Flawed is Acceptable?

The question remains valid. Are we allowed to appreciate flawed books? On the surface, the answer is a clear yes. Nothing is without flaws, after all.

Reflecting On Emma Cline’s Legal Win

"Cline's personal win was another win for women: you can confront the monster who has plagued you and you can prevail."

THE DOUBLE HELIX Shows Why #MeToo Was Always Necessary

A reader takes a look at misogyny in THE DOUBLE HELIX, James D. Watson's science memoir, and discusses the author's openly misogynistic portrayal of groundbreaking scientist Rosalind Franklin.

Best Twitter Responses to the Article on Jane Austen’s Marital Status

The only good thing to come out of The Washington Post's article focusing on Jane Austen's singleness (in celebration of her birthday) are these excellent Twitter responses.

Hey Fellas, We’re Not Here For Your Ambiguous Pen Names

There's a new trend in thrillers: male authors using ambiguous pen names so they can be marketed to women.

#ThingsOnlyWomenWritersHear and #WhatWoCWritersHear

Listen when people tell you about their experiences with racism and sexism in publishing.

Against the “Serious Reader”

SPIDER-MAN #2’s Attack on Female Fans

We love SPIDER-MAN and Miles Morales, but we don't love when the comic makes fun of femake fans

5 Books to Celebrate C.S. Lewis’s Birthday

5 books about C.S. Lewis's life, writing, involvement with the Inklings, and views on women.

2016: All Women, All the Time (An FAQ)

A Rioter plans to read only women authors in 2016—this is why.