• Corpse Talk: Ground-Breaking Comics

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    Corpse Talk: Ground-Breaking Women Adam and Lisa Murphy Phoenix at David Fickling Books, March 1st 2018 There are children for whom this will rank among the most valuable books of their lives, and it only costs ten pounds (penny change). I appreciate this is an introduction with what’s perhaps offputting grandeur, but I’m afraid I

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  • Lady Killers: The Women Who put Jack the Ripper to Shame

    Lady Killers: The Women Who put Jack the Ripper to Shame0

    Lady Killers Tori Telfer Harper Collins Publishers October 10, 2017 A review copy was provided by the publisher in exchange for an honest review. Lady Killers is for anyone who treats themselves to the occasional morbid indulgence. It plugs a lot of the gaps traditionally left out of roundups of history’s most brutal murderers.

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  • No One is Alone in Being Queer: Queer, There, and Everywhere

    No One is Alone in Being Queer: Queer, There, and Everywhere0

    Queer, There, and Everywhere: 22 People Who Changed the World Sarah Prager HarperCollins May 23, 2017 HarperCollins provided a review copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.

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  • Fire!! The Zora Neale Hurston Story Misses Its Target

    Fire!! The Zora Neale Hurston Story Misses Its Target0

    Fire!! The Zora Neale Hurston Story Peter Bagge (Writer and Artist) Drawn & Quarterly March 2017 When a call was put out asking who would like review the new graphic novel, Fire!!: The Zora Neale Hurston Story, my response was “Who wouldn’t?” Zora Neale Hurston was a remarkable female anthropologist, folklorist and writer. She was

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  • A Wonderful History: Sam Maggs’ “Wonder Women” is a Must-Read

    A Wonderful History: Sam Maggs’ “Wonder Women” is a Must-Read0

    Wonder Women: 25 Innovators, Inventors, and Trailblazers Who Changed History Written by Sam Maggs, Illustrated by Sophia Foster-Dimino Quirk Books October 4, 2016 Writing a book about the incredible women history is a daunting task. There’s the lack and legitimacy of sources, the legends, and the biases. There’s also the need for fresh narratives – discussions of

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  • Presence, Power, and Patriarchy: A Review of The Geek Feminist Revolution by Kameron Hurley

    Presence, Power, and Patriarchy: A Review of The Geek Feminist Revolution by Kameron Hurley0

    • June 2, 2016

    The Geek Feminist Revolution Kameron Hurley Tor Paperback May 31, 2016 There’s a seductive quality to belonging to a group, identifying as a member of a particular set of people, calling them home. We see it in how quickly people identify as a geek or a nerd, a gamer or bookworm, and how intensely we

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