Reading List

Book List


Signal to Noise


Silvia Moreno-Garcia

Recovery: Freedom from Our Addictions Russell Brand
A Darker Shade of Magic (Shades of Magic, #1) V.E. Schwab
The Fishermen Chigozie Obioma
Behold the Dreamers Imbolo Mbue
James Baldwin: The Last Interview and Other Conversations James Baldwin
Depression & Other Magic Tricks Sabrina Benaim
Blinking with Fists: Poems Billy Corgan
At the Mouth of the River of Bees Kij Johnson
Disgruntled Asali Solomon
Pastoral André Alexis
Her Body and Other Parties Carmen Maria Machado
The Feminist’s Guide to Raising a Little Princess: How to Raise a Girl Who’s Authentic, Joyful, and Fearless–Even If She Refuses to Wear Anything But a Pink Tutu Devorah Blachor
The Orenda Joseph Boyden
#GIRLBOSS Sophia Amoruso
That Lonely Section of Hell: The Botched investigation of a Serial Killer Who Almost Got Away Lori Shenher
I’ll Take You There: Mavis Staples, the Staple Singers, and the March up Freedom’s Highway Greg Kot
Fighting for Space: How a Group of Drug Users Transformed One City’s Struggle with Addiction Travis Lupick
A Long Way Gone Ishmael Beah
Feel Free Zadie Smith
Trash: Stories Dorothy Allison
The Feminist Utopia Project: Fifty-Seven Visions of a Wildly Better Future Alexandra Brodsky
Misconceptions: Truth, Lies, and the Unexpected on the Journey to Motherhood Naomi Wolf
Pushed: The Painful Truth About Childbirth and Modern Maternity Care Jennifer Block
And Now We Have Everything: On Motherhood Before I Was Ready Meaghan O’Connell
Mexican Hooker #1: And My Other Roles Since the Revolution Carmen Aguirre
Like a Mother: A Feminist Journey Through the Science and Culture of Pregnancy Angela Garbes
Don’t Call Me Princess: Essays on Girls, Women, Sex, and Life Peggy Orenstein
The Motherhood Affidavits: A Memoir Laura Jean Baker
The Electric Woman: A Memoir in Death-Defying Acts Tessa Fontaine
Sad Girls Lang Leav
The Lottery and Other Stories Shirley Jackson
The Marriage Plot Jeffrey Eugenides
Medicine Walk Richard Wagamese
The Witch’s Daughter (The Witch’s Daughter, #1) Paula Brackston

Witches, Sluts, Feminists: Conjuring the Sex Positive


Kristen J. Sollee

It Didn’t Start with You: How Inherited Family Trauma Shapes Who We Are and How to End the Cycle Mark Wolynn
Son of a Trickster Eden Robinson
The Lonely Hearts Hotel Heather O’Neill
There There Tommy Orange
Frog Music Emma Donoghue
Fever Dream Samanta Schweblin
If They Come for Us Fatimah Asghar
The Twelve Tribes of Hattie Ayana Mathis
The Immortalists Chloe  Benjamin
How to Be a Bawse: A Guide to Conquering Life Lilly Singh
Annabel Kathleen Winter
An American Marriage Tayari Jones
The Torn Skirt Rebecca Godfrey
Red Clocks Leni Zumas
Sing, Unburied, Sing Jesmyn Ward
The Age of Miracles Karen Thompson Walker
Monkey Beach Eden Robinson
Purity Jonathan Franzen
Salvage the Bones Jesmyn Ward
Women Talking Miriam Toews
The Leavers Lisa Ko
The Melancholy of Anatomy Shelley Jackson
Zoo City Lauren Beukes
Overwhelmed: Work, Love, and Play When No One Has the Time Brigid Schulte
City of Girls Elizabeth Gilbert
The Hate U Give Angie Thomas
All of Us in Our Own Lives Manjushree Thapa
The Night Tiger Yangsze Choo
Tell Me What You Want: The Science of Sexual Desire and How It Can Help You Improve Your Sex Life Justin J. Lehmiller

Where the Crawdads Sing


Delia Owens

Unfuck Your Intimacy: Using Science for Better Relationships, Sex, and Dating Faith G. Harper
Push Sapphire
F*cked: Being Sexually Explorative and Self-Confident in a World That’s Screwed Corinne Fisher
The Power Naomi Alderman
Queenie Candice Carty-Williams
The Farm Joanne Ramos
Everything I Never Told You Celeste Ng
The Water Cure Sophie Mackintosh
New Boy Tracy Chevalier