The FBB x Virago: Vote for your favourite Feminist Book

The Feminist Book Box has teamed up with legendary feminist publisher Virago to find the UK's favourite feminist book.  We want you to tell us which feminist book has inspired you, made an impact, stayed with you. It could be a novel, a collection of essays, a memoir, a manifesto, or poetry. Browse your bookshelves for your favourite, and let us know in our survey!  As a thank you, you’ll receive an exclusive 10% discount code off your Feminist Book Box subscription. The results of this survey will be announced on International Women’s Day 2021, Monday 8th March, on our...

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Essential Feminist Reading

So many brilliant feminist authors, so little time! But here are a few books to start with; The FBB team have pulled together a selection of the feminist reads that line our bookshelves – tell us what we need to add to this list on Instagram @feministbookbox. The Colour Purple by Alice Walker The classic, Pulitzer-winning novel that made Alice Walker a household name. Set in the deep American South between the wars, THE COLOR PURPLE is the classic tale of Celie, a young black girl born into poverty and segregation. Raped repeatedly by the man she calls 'father', she...

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Meet The Feminist Book Box Team

Who chooses the books that go into the Feminist Book Box? That’s us! We are a group of feminist book lovers who work for the international publisher Hachette and we are passionate about sharing the feminist books we love with you. Books and sharing stories have been central to feminism throughout history, from groundbreaking manifestos like Mary Wollstonecraft’s A Vindication of the Rights of Women and bell hooks’ Ain’t I A Woman to novels like Fingersmith which put untold stories centre stage (while making readers gasp with one of the best twists in fiction ever) to women swapping quotes from inspirational activists on Instagram. We asked our...

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