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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? ...

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”...

Non-monogamy for beginners

Zoe Russell reads Is Monogamy Dead? by Rosie Wilby and believes it could potentially be a good starting point for ‘not-yet non-monogamists’ but perhaps relies too much on the author’s personal experience ...

Forever friends?

Jo Whitehead identifies with the pain and pleasure that female relationships can offer in Kerry Cohen’s Girl Trouble: An Illustrated Memoir and wonders if we all have a Mean Girl lurking within ...

Ssssh! The girls are working

This week saw the celebration of Ada Lovelace Day and, in honour of the occasion, Amy Grant has reviewed Saving Bletchley Park by Dr Sue Black and Stevyn Colgan, which recounts the stories of some of the often overlooked (but extremely important) 'women in tech' who worked at the famous site during the Second World War...

Women of Bristol

Megan Stodel reviews Women and the City: Bristol 1373-2000, edited by Madge Dresser, and explores the worth of local history in providing more well-rounded accounts of women's lives during various eras ...

A new sexual revolution?

Shoshana Devora reviews Mona Eltahawy’s book, Headscarves and Hymens, and finds it a brave and important insight into the injustice and oppression still experienced by many women in the Middle East...