“We Should All Be Feminists” | Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie | 49 pages| Vintage Books | Goodreads
I love TedTalks, but I very rarely fully absorb the information the way I absorb written material. With that in mind, I picked up this little 8 dollar copy of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s “We Should All Be Feminists,” which is essentially the written adaptation of her viral Tedx presentation (yes, the one that Beyoncé excerpted). If, like me, you’re the sort who likes to reread poignant sentences and sticky note facts to look up later, perhaps this is the better format for you.
As a text, “We Should All Be Feminists” is an accessible feminist treatise with an application far wider than its title suggests. It’s a delightfully simple book, written in delightfully simple language—it’s perfect for woefully simple people. It’s primarily an anecdotal talk, filled with examples of women who have sold houses and worn fake wedding…
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