We Should All Be Feminists
A personal and powerful essay from Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, the bestselling author of ‘Americanah’ and ‘Half of a Yellow Sun’, based on her 2013 TEDx Talk of the same name.What does “feminism” mean today? That is the question at the heart of We Should All Be Feminists, a personal,... show more
A personal and powerful essay from Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, the bestselling author of ‘Americanah’ and ‘Half of a Yellow Sun’, based on her 2013 TEDx Talk of the same name.What does “feminism” mean today? That is the question at the heart of We Should All Be Feminists, a personal, eloquently-argued essay – adapted from her much-viewed Tedx talk of the same name – by Chima
Publish date: 2017-01-12
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Limited / Harvill
Edition language: English
, Gender Studies
, African Literature
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is a well-known feminist and I've been meaning to pick up some of her work for a while now. And I thought what better place to start than reading her written version of a TEDx Talk she gave back in 2012 which you could see right here. First, I decided to watch the talk bef...
Lots of people talked about this book. I saw people who I trust with my life (and book choices) truly loving the book. So I bought it on amazon and had it on my kindle app for a while. Today I picked it up, and bought another book by the author right after I finished the book. Cause I'm hooked. Th...
I received this book for free through a complimentary Quarterly Literary Box. This is a great book (essay) that explains the fundamentals of feminism. It incredibly accessible and clears up some misconceptions about feminism, like why we don't just call it human rights. Overall, this is a must rea...
Earlier this month, I attended a book discussion 'Purple Hibiscus' where I did not read the book. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie had written 3 novels and a collection of short stories. I wasn't into the books she had written despite the praises from other book readers. I was more interested on her essay '...
Smart, sharp, and unexpectedly humorous. Some parts seem a bit simplistic or generalized due to the short format, and it would be interesting to see them expanded within a full length book. My favorite quote: "I know a family who has a son and a daughter, a year apart in age, both brilliant at schoo...
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