3 Days, 3 Quotes Challenge: Day 3

I was tagged to do this challenge by Saman at Written In Ink. Don’t forget to check her out, she writes amazing and honest book reviews.

“And they have been raised to expect so little of men that the idea of men as savage beings with no self-control is somehow acceptable.”

-Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, We Should All Be Feminists

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Via Goodreads

Do I need to say anymore, really?

I absolutely love this book and I think all men and women should read it. It is a really short and thought-provoking book which you can read in the space of 15 minutes. It encapsulates the various struggles Chimamanda has experienced regarding gender and the insights she’s gleaned from them. She speaks fairly and honestly and makes numerous logical arguments as to why we should all be feminists.

Also, I would like to sit down and have a word with the person who finishes this book and doesn’t become a feminist. We should all be feminists, men and women, and not just ‘humanists’ (are you okay??) which is also another topic she effectively addresses in the book.


For this, I tag: Reviewing Shelf, The Bibliofile, Of Midnight Ravings.

Once again, there is no pressure to do the tag! I’ve added a Goodreads link for the book if you wish to add it to your TBR.

11 Comments

  1. Girls are special and wondrous creations. It’s a smart move to appreciate them for who they are.
    Industrialization has given us skewed perspective of male/female rolls as far as employment is concerne. In the old days when neither one worked outside of home there was more of a sense of partnership. Each home functioned as a small business and both enjoyed the fruits of labor a little more equally. Our history is full of stories about the women who worked along with men. My uncle has custodianship of a 300 year old rifle that my 5th great grandmother used to fight off raiding parties with.
    And my great grandmother Golda was a force to be reckoned with in the Victorian era.

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