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FEMINIST BOOK CLUB

The Feminist Book Club will discuss Why I Am Not a Feminist: A Feminist Manifesto by Jessa Crispin on Tuesday, June 13th at 7:30 p.m.

Outspoken critic Jessa Crispin delivers a searing rejection of contemporary feminism . . . and a bracing manifesto for revolution. 

Are you a feminist? Do you believe women are human beings and that they deserve to be treated as such? That women deserve all the same rights and liberties bestowed upon men? If so, then you are a feminist- or so the feminists keep insisting. But somewhere along the way, the movement for female liberation sacrificed meaning for acceptance, and left us with a banal, polite, ineffectual pose that barely challenges the status quo. In this bracing, fiercely intelligent manifesto, Jessa Crispin demands more. 

Why I Am Not A Feminist is a radical, fearless call for revolution. It accuses the feminist movement of obliviousness, irrelevance, and cowardice--and demands nothing less than the total dismantling of a system of oppression.

Jessa Crispin is the editor and founder of the on-line magazines Bookslut -- one of America's very first book blogs -- and the on-line literary journal Spolia. She is the author of The Dead Ladies Project and The Creative Tarot  and has written for the New York Times, Guardian, Washington Post, Los Angeles Review of Books, NPR.org, Chicago Sun-Times, and Architect Magazine, among other publications. 

Event date: 
Tuesday, June 13, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Event address: 
1820 Coventry Rd.
Cleveland Heights, OH 44118
Why I Am Not a Feminist: A Feminist Manifesto Cover Image
$12.79
ISBN: 9781612196015
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Published: Melville House Publishing - February 21st, 2017