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Nilofer Merchant

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Real Life
A Novel
Brandon Taylor - 2021-02-16 (first published in 2020)
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A FINALIST for the Booker Prize, the National Book Critics Circle John Leonard Prize, the VCU/Cabell First Novelist Prize, the Lambda Literary Award, the NYPL Young Lions Award, and the Edmund White Debut Fiction Award "A blistering coming of age story" --O: The Oprah MagazineNamed a Best Book of the Year by The New York Times, The Washington Post,...
Nilofer Merchant
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
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The Return of Race Science
Angela Saini - 2020-05-05 (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
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 - 2019-09-10
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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
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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