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Which of these library books shoukd I read first?

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LurkingAndLearningLovesCats · 21/07/2012 03:35

So far the reservations that have arrived are:

Living Dolls: The Return of Sexism
Female Chauvinist Pigs
The Female Eunuch
Bodily Harm
Mad Women: The Other Side of Life on Madison Avenue in the 1960's and beyond
The Second Sex
The Hite Report On the Family: Growing up under Patriarchy
The Feminine Mystique
Lines of Life: 101 Poems by 101 Women

If someone wouldn't mind, can you put these in a sort of 'order' to read for me? Since I'm fairly new to feminism I want to start with something basic and work my way up.

Any help would be MUCH appreciated..I know it's very late in the UK but I wanna start reading now! Lol!

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LurkingAndLearningLovesCats · 21/07/2012 06:28

Bumpity bump. I want to start reading ladies! Grin

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itsthequietones · 21/07/2012 08:40

I'd read Living Dolls first - it's an easy read, well written, gets the point across and is enjoyable. Mind you, it's also the only one I have from your list Smile

I also enjoyed The Equality Illusion - in an angry, must question everything and change the world for my daughters, kind of way.

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StewieGriffinsMom · 21/07/2012 09:02

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seeker · 21/07/2012 09:09

The Female Eunuch- then you'll understand why old crones like me go on the way we do!

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LurkingAndLearningLovesCats · 21/07/2012 14:00

Okay starting with Living Dolls, then The Female Eunuch, then Feminine Mystique.

I'll come back in a few days when hopefully more of my books have come in! I'll let you know what I think. I have a feeling these book will extend my vocab ;-)

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itsthequietones · 21/07/2012 14:09

Expect to start ranting Smile When I start on my books again I'll join you.

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