Book Review: No More Nice Girls by Lauren McKeon

No More Nice Girls - Lauren McKeon (Anansi, 2020) I received an Uncorrected Proof of this book. All opinions are my own. We tell girls that they can be anything they want to be. But is this really true? Are they truly going through life with the same opportunities as their male peers or is… Continue reading Book Review: No More Nice Girls by Lauren McKeon

Book Review: 100 Times: A Memoir of Sexism by Chavisa Woods

100 Times: A Memoir of Sexism - Chavisa Woods (Seven Stories Press, 2020) I received an Advance Uncorrected Proof of this book from the publisher. All opinions are my own. On sale June 25, 2020. Let me begin by telling you: Read this book. The concept is deceptively simple. Chavisa Woods records one hundred times… Continue reading Book Review: 100 Times: A Memoir of Sexism by Chavisa Woods

Book Review: We Should All Be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

We spend too much time teaching girls to worry about what boys think of them. But the reverse is not the case. We don't teach boys to care about being likeable. We spend too much time telling girls that they cannot be angry or aggressive or tough, which is bad enough, but then we turn… Continue reading Book Review: We Should All Be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

What I Read – February and March 2015

Daddy Lenin and Other Stories - Guy Vanderhaeghe (McClelland & Stewart, 2015) I've read one book by Guy Vanderhaeghe (The Englishman's Boy) and, honestly, remember almost nothing about it. This short story collection focuses mostly on men, usually working class. They are well-crafted stories but I did find them repetitive. The Thing Around Your Neck… Continue reading What I Read – February and March 2015