The Motorcycle Diaries – Che Guevara

This amazing account of Che’s journey through South America was surprisingly fluid and captivating. Amusing tales bring you closer to Che as another human being, a fun loving traveller, a young man with young dreams. There is no political analogy but as you are taken through his experiences of...

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The Power of Beauty – Nancy Friday

This is a very opinionated (but not necessarily in a bad way) look at how beauty has the power to control people’s lives and everything that happens to us. Starting with the basics from pretty babies getting picked up first, and continuing on to looks-ism throughout a career, there...

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Lies, secrets and silence – Adrienne Rich

Written in the 70s, this is a collection of talks and essays by an important figure in feminist literature and action. The book is separated well into different topics, some which didn’t seem that relevant any more, or to me, but a lot of it analysed other literature directly,...

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The Whole Woman – Germaine Greer

This recent work by Greer shows that she is still in touch with the feminist issues of today and explains to the new generation of women (i.e. me) how we are still being exploited in this ‘civilised’ society and across the globe. Until recently I had felt unaware of...

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