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NEW BOOKS in our Lending Library!

November 18, 2014

BOOKS ARE AWESOME!  Our super committed passionate lending library volunteers have just procured and added amazing new texts to our lending library, including lots of BELL HOOKS!

Please stop by anytime during our open store hours to browse our shelves and check out books.  Here are just a few of the exciting latest additions to our feminist lending library:

  • Pink Sari Revolution: a Tale of Women and Power in India” by Amana Fontanella-Khan
  • I Still Believe in Anita Hill: Three Generations Discuss the Legacies of Speaking Truth to Power” edited by Amy Richards and Cynthia Greenberg
  • Female Chauvenist Pigs: Women and the Rise of Raunch Culture” by Ariel Levy
  • All About Love: New Visions” by bell hooks
  • Killing Rage: Ending Racism” by bell hooks
  • Salvation: Black People and Love” by bell hooks
  • Yearning: Race, Gender, and Cultural Politics” by bell hooks
  • Talking Back: Thinking Feminist, Thinking Black” by bell hooks
  • Rock my Soul: Black People and Self-Esteem” by bell hooks
  • Outlaw Culture: Resisting Representations” by bell hooks
  • Changing Sex: Transexualism, Technology, and the Idea of Gender” by Bernice L. Hausman
  • Valerie Solanas: the Defiant Life of the Woman who Wrote Scum (and Shot Andy Warhol)” by Breanne Fahs
  • Wonder Women: Sex, Power, and the Quest for Perfection” by Debora L. Spar
  • Gender Talk: the Struggle for Women’s Equality in African American Communities” by Johnnetta Betsch Cole and Beverly Guy-Sheftall
  • Get out of my Crotch! Twenty-One Writers Respond to America’s War on Women’s Rights and Reproductive Health” edited by Kim Wyatt & Sari Botton
  • Transgender Warriors: Making History from Joan of Arc to Dennis Rodman” by Leslie Feinberg
  • Feminism & the Body” by Londa Scheiebinger
  • Sex Changes: the Politics of Transgender” by Pat Califia
  • Hot and Heavy: Fierce Fat Girls on Life, Love & Fashion” edited by Virgie Tovar (our Library Volunteers had a friendly debate about the lack of the Oxford Comma in this title…)

The lending library at In Other Words is a free resource that allows folks to access radical books and zines, and enables us to further our mission of supporting, enriching, and empower feminist communities through literature, art, and educational and cultural events.

In times of economic hardship, free libraries are crucial institutions to ensuring access to knowledge, and a feminist lending library is even more of an asset because it ensures that those materials include work from and for underrepresented and marginalized groups.

Some of these books we obtained in an effort to replace books that were checked out and never returned.  Please demonstrate your love and respect for our feminist communities by returning the lending library materials back to In Other Words after you had a chance to enjoy them.

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