Book Talk on The Second Sex by Simone de Beauvoir for International Women’s Day

Thanks to everyone who joined me discussing the seminal work by existentialist French philosopher Simone de Beauvoir, The Second Sex, which is considered one of the most important books of feminist philosophy. Have you read it? Listen to episode 48: Strong – Focusing on women’s physical strength with award-winning journalist, powerlifter and Stronger author PoornaContinue reading “Book Talk on The Second Sex by Simone de Beauvoir for International Women’s Day”

Where to start when reading books by bell hooks?

We lost a revolutionary writer this week, as pioneering American feminist and activist bell hooks passed away aged 69 on Wednesday. Publishing more than 30 books ranging in topics from black men, patriarchy, and masculinity to self-help; engaged pedagogy to personal memoirs; and sexuality, she wrote on a range of subjects that touched the landscape.Continue reading “Where to start when reading books by bell hooks?”