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    Gloria Steinem Reviews The Color Purple

    In praise of the truth and spirit in Alice Walker's prose.

    by Gloria Steinem

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    Gloria Steinem on Octavia Butler’s Parable of the Sower

    A celebration of Octavia Butler's groundbreaking science-fiction novel.

    by Gloria Steinem

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    Gloria Steinem on Domestic Violence and Next Time, She’ll Be Dead

    Ann Jones's revolutionary work offers powerful insight into domestic violence.

    by Gloria Steinem

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    Gloria Steinem on Pat Conroy’s The Great Santini

    The Great Santini stands as a classic account of families shaped by the rigid patriarchy around them.

    by Gloria Steinem

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    Gloria Steinem on Exterminate All The Brutes

    Author Sven Lindqvist takes readers on historical journey across the Sahara Desert and the African continent.

    by Gloria Steinem

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    The Mermaid and the Minotaur: “The Uncle Tom’s Cabin of Men Raising Children”

    Gloria Steinem reflects on Dorothy Dinnerstein's feminist classic and gender equality in early societies.

    by Gloria Steinem

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    Still on the Edge: Gloria Steinem Explores the Marge Piercy Classic

    Gloria Steinem discusses the continued importance of Marge Piercy's sci-fi classic, Woman on the Edge of Time.

    by Gloria Steinem

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    The Sacred Hoop: “Patriarchy is Neither Universal Nor Inevitable”

    Paula Gunn Allen, a Native American activist, offers hope for the future in The Sacred Hoop, says Gloria Steinem.

    by Gloria Steinem

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    The Handmaid’s Tale: A Warning About Patriarchy and Power

    Gloria Steinem on how Margaret Atwood's classic shows the significance of reproductive freedom.

    by Gloria Steinem

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    Gloria Steinem on the Many Reasons to Read The Group

    How Mary McCarthy's classic can be read as an indicator of change—or the lack of it.

    by Gloria Steinem

    Book Recommendations

    Life Changing Lit: The Color Purple

    Gloria Steinem praises Alice Walker's ability to move readers.

    by Gloria Steinem

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    Gloria Steinem Discusses Sex & World Peace

    Valerie Hudson's critical book shows how violence against women is a proxy for nationwide violence.

    by Gloria Steinem

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    Forever Relevant: Robin Morgan's The Demon Lover

    Gloria Steinem discusses the lasting impact of Robin Morgan's political classic on terrorism.

    by Gloria Steinem

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