We Should All Be Feminists

We Should All Be Feminists

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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 Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, the award-winning author of Americanah and Half of a Yellow Sun.

With humor and levity, here Adichie offers readers a unique definition of feminism for the twenty-first century—one rooted in inclusion and awareness. She shines a light not only on blatant discrimination, but also the more insidious, institutional behaviors that marginalize women around the world, in order to help readers of all walks of life better understand the often masked realities of sexual politics. Throughout, she draws extensively on her own experiences—in the U.S., in her native Nigeria, and abroad—offering an artfully nuanced explanation of why the gender divide is harmful for women and men, alike.

Argued in the same observant, witty and clever prose that has made Adichie a bestselling novelist, here is one remarkable author’s exploration of what it means to be a woman today—and an of-the-moment rallying cry for why we should all be feminists.

Title:We Should All Be Feminists
Edition Language:English
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Number of Pages:52 pages

    We Should All Be Feminists Reviews

  • Emily May

    Not long ago, I wrote an article about being young and female in Lagos. And an acquaintance told me that it was an angry article, and I should not have made it so angry. But I was unapologetic. Of co...

  • tysephine

    I want to just buy a crate of these and pass them out to strangers and friends and family....

  • Riley

    This should be required reading ...

  • Natalie

    ? Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Half of a Yellow Sun.We Should All Be Feminists is a personal, eloquently-argued essay ? adapted from the much-viewed Tedx talk of the same name ? by Chimamanda Ngoz...

  • Kai

    Why the word feminist? Why not just say you are a believer in human rights, or something like that? Because that would be dishonest. Feminism is, of course, part of human rights in general?but to ch...

  • Lola  Reviewer

    Anyone with a heartbeat should read this essay, even aliens. ...

  • karen

    A Nigerian acquaintance once asked me if I was worried that men would be intimidated by me. I was not worried at all - it had not even occurred to me to be worried, because a man who would be intimida...

  • Hannah Greendale

    Click here to watch a video review of this book on my channel, From Beginning to Bookend.We Should All Be Feminists tackles the issue of feminism in the twenty-first century, rallies readers to envisi...

  • Elyse

    Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has a presence about her that is stunning!!!!She is eloquent- lovely - warm - and real! It's natural to immediately love this woman the first time you see her, and listen to h...

  • Brina

    Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is a leading voice in African literature today. She has written three novels and one short story collection that have all won multiple awards. Two years ago she was asked by o...