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Real Life
A Novel
Brandon Taylor - Feb 18, 2020
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Named one of the most anticipated books of the year by Entertainment Weekly, Harper’s Bazaar, BuzzFeed, and more.A novel of startling intimacy, violence, and mercy among friends in a Midwestern university town, from an electric new voice. Almost everything about Wallace is at odds with the Midwestern university town where he is working uneasily tow...
Nilofer Merchant
Feb 04, 2021
I’m a sucker for most booklists but this one is chock-full of amaze-balls goodies. Highly (highly) recommend reading The Real Life. Hood feminism is still in reading pile. Not on this list but just out in paperback is Liz Plank’s For the Love of Men.      source
Superior
The Return of Race Science
Angela Saini - May 05, 2020 (first published in 2019)
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2019 Best-Of Lists: 10 Best Science Books of the Year (Smithsonian Magazine) - Best Science Books of the Year (NPR's Science Friday) - Best Science and Technology Books from 2019" (Library Journal) An astute and timely examination of the re-emergence of scientific research into racial differences.Superior tells the disturbing story of the persisten...
Nilofer Merchant
Jun 24, 2020
A book I *highly* recommend is Superior by Angela Saini, a Guardian writer who brilliantly dissects and analyzes race and gender dynamics.      source
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For the Love of Men
From Toxic to a More Mindful Masculinity
Liz Plank - Sep 10, 2019
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A nonfiction investigation into masculinity, For the Love of Men provides actionable steps for how to be a man in the modern world while also exploring how being a man has evolved.In 2019, traditional masculinity is both rewarded and sanctioned. Men grow up being told that boys don’t cry and dolls are for girls. They learn they must hide their feel...
Nilofer Merchant
Sep 10, 2019
Quite often (understatement)... gender thinkers/writers focus on women. As if women are the ones to be "fixed". What I like about @feministabulous new book is how men play an active role in gender equality. Get it:      source
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