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Brighton CCA

A new centre for
contemporary arts at the
University of Brighton

This event is part of COMMUNAL

The following book selection was curated with Ruth, founder of The Feminist Bookshop in response to the ‘current’ for COMMUNAL.

This is not a definitive list but aims to generate thought and discussion. Suggestions are welcome.


the sun and her flowers – rupi kaur

Nasty Women – Heather McDaid

When They Come in the Morning – ed. Angela Y Davis

Slay In Your Lane – Yomi Adegoke and Elizabeth Uviebenene

The Vegetarian – Han Kang

When We Speak of Nothing – Olumide Popoola

Hostile Environment – Maya Goodfellow

My Year of Rest and Relaxation – Ottessa Moshfegh

Hijabistan – Sabyn Javeri

How to Build a Girl – Caitlin Moran

The Forty Rules of Love – Elif Shafak

Fifty Shades of Feminism – Lisa Appignanesi

Bad Feminist – Roxanne Gay

Whipping Girl – Julia Serano

A Burst of Light – Audre Lorde

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