Bookcentric reading challenge


May 2021


This month Bookcentric is beyond thrilled to introduce our reading challenge topic alongside the wonderful people that work tirelessly to fight against gender based violence in Bangladesh. Kotha and Bookcentric have worked together to carefully curate this list of books that work to #SmashthePatriarchy. We have some other exciting surprises coming your way this month in collaboration with Kotha so keep an eye out. Happy Reading!
Bookcentric suggests:
  1. Rage Becomes Her: The Power of Women's Anger by Soraya Chemaly
  2. She Said: Breaking the Sexual Harassment Story That Helped Ignite a Movement by Jodi Kantor
  3. The Second Sex by Simone de Beauvoir
  4. Living a Feminist Life by Sara Ahmed
  5. This Is Just My Face: Try Not to Stare by Gabourey Sidibe
  6. We Are the Wildcats by Siobhan Vivian
  7. Girls with Sharp Sticks by Suzanne Young
  8. Watch Us Rise by Renee Watson
  9. The Grace Year by Kim Linggett
  10. The Beaury of Your Face by Sahar Mustafah
  11. The Book of Longings by Sue Monk Kidd
  12. Citizen: An American Lyric by Claudia Rankine
  13. Good and Mad by Rebecca Solnit
  14. In The Time of the Butterflies by Julia Alvarez
  15. Zami: A New Spelling of My Name by Audre Lorde
  16. Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body by Roxane Gay
  17. Know My Name by Chanel Miller
  18. The Feminine Mystique by Betty Friedan
  19. Sexual Politics by Kate Millett
  20. Sultana's Dream by Begum Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain
  21. Why Loiter? by Shilpa Phadke