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aka Furious 7, depending on where you are in the world. So the only other Fast and Furious film I seem to …

Infidel by Kameron Hurley

Infidel by

Bel Dame Apocrapha # 2 Six years after the events in God’s War and Nyx is still making a living by taking …

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To the lighthouse by

Ramsay wants to go to the lighthouse. His mother says that yes, of course they can go tomorrow, weather permitting. His father disagrees. The weather will not permit it, he asserts, they will not go to the lighthouse.

Much of this novel revolves around the one afternoon and evening before this proposed trip to the lighthouse. The Ramsay family, maternal and magnificent mother, needy professor father and all eight children are staying in their holiday home in the Isle of Skye. With them are a number of other guests, Lily Briscoe the painter. William Banks, Augustus Carmichael, and Charles Tansey.

Herland by Charlotte Perkins Gilman

Herland by

Read it online Imagine a world without men. A world where women are able to reproduce without men, where the only children …

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In the eye of the beholder

Kameron Hurley, author of God’s War wasn’t overly impressed by The Cabin in the Woods, as maybe you can tell from this …

Josephine Butler

Josephine Butler

I work in a library headquarters, this means that we process the new stock [1] . Part of this processing means that …

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Some books haunt the reader. Others haunt the writer. The Handmaid’s Tale has done both. via Margaret Atwood: Haunted by The Handmaid’s Tale | Books | The Guardian. → 5 February 2012

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Katie Taylor is undoubtedly Ireland’s greatest sports person ever. She is one of the greatest female boxers in the world.Her father, and coach, Peter Taylor has already expressed his dismay at the lack of coverage her achievements receive. The way she is treated by the State’s national broadcaster is a disgrace.Sort it the fuck out, RTÉ.

via RTÉ Sports Person of the Year Awards | gaelick.

→ 24 December 2011

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cinderella ate my daughterAfter a career writing about feminism and girls in culture Peggy Orenstein found herself the mother of a girl. And so brought face to face with the practicalities of what she had been theorising about, how to raise a girl to believe in herself and how to try
and avoid the madonna/whore dichotomy. And then her daughter entered her “Disney princess” phase.