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Good for a Girl
A Woman Running in a Man's World
Lauren Fleshman - 2023-01-10
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Fueled by her years as an elite runner and advocate for women in sports, Lauren Fleshman offers her inspiring personal story and a rallying cry for reform of a sports landscape that is failing young female athletes "Women's sports have needed a manifesto for a very long time, and with Lauren Fleshman's Good for a Girl we finally have one." --Malcol...
Sally Bergesen
On Friday, I received an early reader draft of @laurenfleshman’s book, Good for a Girl, and promptly binge-read it until 2am in one sitting and savored every word. IT’S INCREDIBLE… and for LF fans (and beyond) it will be everything you hoped for!!! ❤️📚🏃‍♀️      source
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Quit Like a Woman
The Radical Choice to Not Drink in a Culture Obsessed with Alcohol
Holly Whitaker - 2019-12-31
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The founder of a female-focused recovery program offers a radical new path to sobriety.“You don’t know how much you need this book, or maybe you do. Either way, it will save your life.”—Melissa Hartwig Urban, Whole30 co-founder and CEOWe live in a world obsessed with drinking. We drink at baby showers and work events, brunch and book club, graduati...
Sally Bergesen
Really enjoying this book about the intersection of feminism and sobriety.      source
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Feminism is for Everybody
Bell Hooks - 2000-12-19
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What is feminism?In this short, accessible primer, Bell Hooks explores the nature of feminism and its positive promise to eliminate sexism, sexist exploitation, and oppression. With her characteristic clarity and directness, Hooks encourages readers to see how feminism can touch and change their lives - to see that feminism is for everybody....
Sally Bergesen
This book is fire and @bellhooks’ writing is medicine. It’s a reminder that sisterhood starts at home: women must address “the enemy within” ie, our internalized sexism; and that we must “unlearn female self-hatred.” Waves of sad recognition, but also hope. ❤️      source