GRAB BACK PES Feminist Incubator Space's Feminist Reading Lounge features books and literature pertaining to intersectional feminism and women’s empowerment. Visitors are encouraged to bring their favorite reading material to share with others as a way to not only share knowledge and perspective; but also, to prompt conversations. The Lounge will host topical discussions and workshops on pertinent issues ranging from the wage gap, to gender-based violence, to sex positivity.

List of Books in the Feminist Reading Lounge

Abichandani, Jaishri. Jaishri Abichandani: Dirty Jewels. London: Rossi & Rossi, 2010. Print.

Adichie, Chimamanda Ngozi. We Should All Be Feminists. New York: Anchor, 2015. Print.

Arning, Bill, Catherine Morris, Elissa Auther, and Marilyn Minter. Marilyn Minter: Pretty/dirty. New York, NY: Gregory R. Miller, 2015. Print.

Bambara, Toni Cade. The Salt Eaters. New York: Vintage Books, 1980. Print.

Biss, Eula. Notes from No Man's Land: American Essays. Saint Paul, MN: Graywolf, 2010. Print.

Gay, Roxane. Difficult Women. New York: Grove, 2017. Print.

Brown, Brené. Rising Strong. New York: Spiegel & Grau, 2015. Print.

Butler, Octavia. Kindred. Boston: Beacon Press, 2003. Print

Davis, Angela Y. Women, Race & Class. New York: Vintage, 1983. Print.

Despentes, Virginie, and Stéphanie Benson. King Kong Theory. New York: Feminist, 2010. Print.

DiPrima, Diane. Revolutionary Letters. San Francisco: City Lights Books, 1974.

Gay, Roxane. Bad Feminist: Essays. New York: Harper Perennial, 2014. Print.

Giddings, Paula. When and Where I Enter: The Impact of Black Women on Race and Sex in America. New York: W. Morrow, 1984. Print.

Groff, Lauren. The Mothers. New York: Riverhead, 2016. Print.

Grosenick, Uta, and Ilka Becker. Women Artists in the 20th and 21st Century. Köln: Taschen, 2001. Print.

Hernandez, Daisy, and Bushra Rehman. Colonize This!: Young Women of Color on Today's Feminism. New York: Seal, 2002. Print.

Hooks, Bell. All about Love: New Visions. New York: William Morrow, 2000. Print.

Hooks, Bell. Feminism Is for Everybody: Passionate Politics. Cambridge, MA: South End, 2000. Print.

Hooks, Bell. Salvation: Black People and Love. HarperCollins, New York, 2001. Print.

Jensen, Kelly. Here We Are: Feminism for the Real World. Chapel Hill, NC: Algonquin Young Readers, an Imprint of Algonquin of Chapel Hill, 2017. Print.

Johnson, Dana. Break Any Woman Down: Stories. Athens: U of Georgia, 2001. Print.

Kumar, Rahda. The History of Doing: An Illustrated  Account of Movememts for Women's Rights and Feminism in India, 1800-1990. New Dehli: Zubaan, 1993. Print. 

Lorde, Audre. Zami, A New Spelling of My Name. Trumansburg, NY: Crossing, 1982. Print.

Mock, Janet. Redefining Realness: My Path to Womanhood, Identity, Love, & So Much More. New York: Atria Books, 2014. Print

Moraga, Cherríe. This Bridge Called My Back: Writings by Radical Women of Color, Fourth Edition. Albany: State U of New York, 2015. Print.

Morrison, Toni. Sula. New York: Penguin Group, 1973. Print.  

Muholi, Zanelle. Faces + Phases 2006-2014. Göttingen: Steidl. Print.

Narayan, Uma. Dislocating Cultures: Identities, Traditions, and Third World Feminism. New York: Routledge, 1997. Print.

Schoonmaker, Trevor. Wangeshi Mutu: A Fantastic Journey. Durham: Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, 2013. Print.

Nelson, Maggie. The Argonauts. Minneapolis, MN: Graywolf, 2015. Print.

Nin, Anaïs. Delta of Venus: Erotica. New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1977. Print.

Robinson, Phoebe. You Can't Touch My Hair: And Other Things I Still Have To Explain. NY, NY: Plume Book, 2016. Print.

Satrapi, Marjane. The Complete Persepolis. New York: Pantheon, 2007. Print.

Scelfo, Julie. The Women Who Made New York. Berkeley: SEAL PRESS, 2016. Print.

Shakur, Assata. Assata: An Autobiography. Chicago: Lawrence Hill, 2001. Print.

Smith, Zadie. NW. New York: Penguin, 2012. Print.

Solnit, Rebecca. Men Explain Things To Me. New York, 2014. Print.

Thomas, Mickalene, Jennifer Blessing, and Carrie Mae Weems. Muse: Mickalene Thomas Photographs. NY, NY: Aperture Foundation, 2015. Print.

Ugolini, Paola. The Body as Language: Women and Performance. London: PurePrint, 2015. Print.

Waheed, Nayyirah. Salt. San Bernardino, CA: Nayyirah Waheed, 2013. Print.