Books

Reporting on rape culture

Charlotte Barnes reads Not That Bad: Dispatches from Rape Culture – a collection of accounts of rape and sexual assault edited by Roxane Gay – and finds it painful and troubling but also timely and necessary...

Has science failed women?

Lucy Everitt reviews Angela Saini’s book Inferior and finds it a fascinating critique of how science has consistently got women wrong through the ages – but is change finally in the air? ...

Jiggle with pride

Wendy Tuxworth reviews Virgie Tovar’s book, You Have the Right to Remain Fat, and embraces its joyful message of fat acceptance as well as its vehement rejection of fatphobia...

Seduction for sale

Charlotte Barnes reviews Rachel O’Neill’s recent book on the ‘seduction community’ and is introduced to an industry seemingly built on misogyny and problematic attitudes towards women...

An end to feminism?

Josie Davis reads What Women Want by Ella Whelan and can’t resist writing a pointed response piece about the book that suggests that “feminism must end”...