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29 Best Feminist Books of All Time


Our goal: Gather the most accurate and trustworthy list of Feminist books on the internet.

Our process:
1. Search for "best Feminist books" and click on the top 5 articles.
2. Find every book mentioned in 2+ articles and average their rankings.
3. Deliver them all neatly to you here! 😊

(Updated 2022)

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  1. MOST RECOMMENDED!
    1

    The Handmaid's Tale

    Margaret Atwood

    Appears in 4 articles
  2. 2

    A Room of One's Own

    Virginia Woolf

    Appears in 3 articles
  3. 3

    The Yellow Wallpaper

    Charlotte Perkins Gilman

    Appears in 3 articles
  4. 4
    Appears in 3 articles
  5. 5
    Appears in 3 articles
  6. MOST RECOMMENDED!
    6

    The Bluest Eye

    Toni Morrison

    Appears in 3 articles
  7. 7
    Appears in 3 articles
  8. 8

    Bad Feminist

    Roxane Gay

    Appears in 3 articles
  9. 9
    Appears in 3 articles
  10. 10

    Circe

    Madeline Miller

    Appears in 2 articles
  11. 11

    The Second Sex

    Simone de Beauvoir

    Appears in 2 articles
  12. 12
    Appears in 2 articles
  13. 13

    We Should All Be Feminists

    Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

    Appears in 2 articles
  14. 14
    Appears in 2 articles
  15. 15

    The World's Wife

    Carol Ann Duffy

    Appears in 2 articles
  16. 16
    Appears in 2 articles
  17. 17

    The Awakening

    Kate Chopin

    Appears in 2 articles
  18. 18

    Sister Outsider

    Audre Lorde

    Appears in 2 articles
  19. 19

    On Intersectionality

    Kimberlé Crenshaw

    Appears in 2 articles
  20. 20
    Appears in 2 articles
  21. 21

    Gender Trouble

    Judith Butler

    Appears in 2 articles
  22. 22

    Gender Outlaw

    Kate Bornstein

    Appears in 2 articles
  23. 23

    Furious Thing

    Jenny Downham

    Appears in 2 articles
  24. 24
    Appears in 2 articles
  25. 25
    Appears in 2 articles
  26. 26

    Down Girl

    Kate Manne

    Appears in 2 articles
  27. 27
    Appears in 2 articles
  28. 28

    Colonize This!

    Daisy HernĂĄndez

    Appears in 2 articles
  29. 29

    Asking For It

    Louise O'Neill

    Appears in 2 articles

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