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Gloria Steinem's Favorite Books, in Her Own Words

The legendary feminist and activist reveals the books that have influenced her life and outlook.

By Early Bird Books Staff

6 Gloria Steinem Books That Will Inspire You

Through her writing, the feminist icon shares the wisdom she's gained from decades of activism.

By Stephen Lovely

Gloria Steinem Biopic Will Bring the Icon's Memoir to Life

Oscar-winning actress Julianne Moore is set to star in an upcoming adaptation of Steinem's "My Life on the Road."

By Olivia Mason

A Bunny's Tale: Gloria Steinem's Shocking Exposé That Challenged Hugh Hefner's Playboy Empire

In “Outrageous Acts and Everyday Rebellions” the journalist shares lessons from her brief stint as a Playboy bunny.

By Abbey White

Gloria Steinem on Octavia Butler’s Parable of the Sower

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

By Gloria Steinem

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

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

9 Quotes to Celebrate Women’s Equality Day

Girls just wanna have equal rights.

By Staff

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

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

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

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

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

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

Life Changing Lit: The Color Purple

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

By Gloria Steinem

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

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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