There has been a flurry of popular feminist press in the last year and Catherine Hakim’s most recent addition is stirring up the debate. How do you feel about the books that are reaching and selling on public bookshelves? Do they stimulate debate or merely reinforce opinions already held? How do you feel about what the authors are actually saying?
Here are three of the most popular, including Hakim’s for controversy:
Natasha Walter, Living Dolls: The return of sexism, Virago press 2010
Caitlin Moran, How to be a woman, Ebury Press, 2011
Catherine Hakim, Honey Money, Penguin, 2011
and some articles to get you thinking: