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Bad Feminist


By Roxane Gay
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Bad Feminist: Essays by Roxane Gay

Bad Feminist (2014) is a collection of often personal essays examining race, gender and feminism in the United States. The author, Roxane Gay, pays particular attention to the way media, politics and pop culture shape society’s views and champions her own brand of feminism – one that doesn’t always follow the rules.

  • Anyone not sure if feminism is for them
  • Anyone looking to gain insight into racial equality in America
  • Students of politics, literature and creative writing

Roxane Gay is a contributing opinion writer for the New York Times. She has worked as a professor at Purdue University and has founded the publishing house Tiny Hardcore Press. She is the author of a novel – An Untamed State – and the memoir Hunger.

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