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Feminist Library 2021

At Oiselle HQ (fondly called "The Nest"), we have a Feminist Library where we share and suggest reads to each other. We’re happy to share our library with you, as well as the women's sports newsletters and podcasts on women's sports that keep us informed, energized, and pushing for positive change. If you have a strong suggestion for addition, feel free to write in to hello@oiselle.com. Happy reading, listening, and supporting!


BOOKS

Fiction:

A Woman Is No Man by Etaf Rum

Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Beloved by Toni Morrison

Circe by Madeline Miller

Firekeeper’s Daughter by Angeline Boulley

Girl, Woman, Other by Bernardine Evaristo

Girls Burn Brighter by Shobha Rao

Detransition Baby by Torrey Peters

Infinite Country by Patricia Engel

Libertie by Kaitlyn Greenridge

Milk, Blood, Heat by Dantiel W. Moniz

My Brilliant Friend Series by Elena Ferrante

One for the Blackbird, One for the Crow by Olivia Hawker

Outlawed by Anna North

Transcendent Kingdom by Yaa Gyasi

The Death of Vivek Oji by Akwaeke Emezi

The Four Winds by Kristen Hannah

The Girl With the Louding Voice by Abi Daré

The Office of Historical Corrections by Danielle Evans

The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo

The Vanishing Half by Britt Bennet

The Women of Chateau Laffayette by Stephanie Dray

While Justice Sleeps by Stacey Abrams

 

Memoir/Biography:

A Beautiful Work in Progress by Mirna Valerio

All the Colors Came Out by Kate Fagan

Becoming by Michelle Obama

Don’t Ask My Name by Erika Hecht

Found in Transition by Paria Hassouri

Good Talk by Mira Jacob

House of Sticks by Ly Tran

Know My Name by Chanel Miller

Long Live the Tribe of Fatherless Girls by T Kira Madden

My Life on the Road by Gloria Steinem

My Own Devices by Dessa

Obviously: Stories from my Timeline by Akilah Hughes

One Life by Megan Rapinoe

Somebody's Daughter by Ashley Ford

The Book of Gutsy Women by Hillary Clinton

The Last Black Unicorn by Tiffany Haddish

This is My Body by Cameron Dezen Hammon

Untamed by Glennon Doyle

 

Non-Fiction:

Bad Feminist by Roxane Gay

Beyond the Gender Binary by Alok Vaid-Menon

Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert

Come as You Are by Emily Nagoski

Crying in H Mart by Michelle Zauner

Girlhood by Melissa Febos

Good and Mad by Rebecca Traister

How to Do Nothing by Jenny Odell

In the Company of Women by Grace Bonney

Our Time is Now by Stacey Abrams

Tell Me How it Ends by Valeria Luiselli

The Future We Choose by Christiana Figueres and Tom Rivett-Carnac

The Death and Life of Great American Cities by Jane Jacobs

The Rise of the American Conservation Movement by Dorceta E. Taylor

The Witches are Coming by Lindy West

Trick Mirror by Jia Tolentino

Wolf Pack by Abby Wambach

Women & Power by Mary Beard

You are Your Best Thing by Tarana Burke & Brené Brown

 

Poetry:

A Collection of Poems of Audre Lorde by Audre Lorde

Devotions by Mary Oliver

Maya Angelou: The Complete Poetry by Maya Angelou

Milk and Honey by Rupi Kaur

Run Wild and Be by Sydney Zester

 

Anti-Racism:

An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz

Black Faces White Spaces by Carolyn Finney

Caste by Isabel Wilkerson

Eloquent Rage by Brittany Cooper

Hood Feminism by Mikki Kendall

I’m Still Here by Austin Channing Brown

Me and White Supremacy by Layla Saad

Mediocre: The Dangerous Legacy of White Male America by Ijeoma Oluo

Minor Feelings by Cathy Park Hong

The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander

The Whiteness of Wealth by Dorothy Brown

NEWSLETTERS

Power Plays by Lindsay Gibbs
 
The Title IX: Curated Guide to Women's Sports
 
Fast Women by Alison Wade
 
The Kick - Women's Running Newsletter by Molly Mirhashem
 
Just Women's Sports by Haley Rosen
 
The Black Sportswoman

PODCASTS

Ali on the Run with Ali Feller
 
Burn It All Down: the Feminist Podcast You Need

Clean Sport Collective with Kara Goucher, Shanna Burnette, Chris McClung
 
C Tolle Run with Carrie Tollefson
 
Grounded with Dinée Dorame
 
Hear Her Sports with Elizabeth Emery

Hit Play Not Pause with Selene Yaeger
 
Hurdle with Emily Abbate
 
Keeping Track Podcast with Alysia Montaño, Molly Huddle, Roisin McGettigan
 
She Explores: Inquisitive women in the outdoors
 
The Trail Ahead with Faith Briggs and Addie Thompson
 
Work, Play, Love with Jesse Thomas and Lauren Fleshman
 
When Women Fly with Sylvia Winter
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