Every woman who respects herself finds time for reading books. She knows the literature is much more important than the TV shows. Reading books makes you more open. It turns you into the best version of yourself. Whoever finds time for books means he cares about himself.
We don’t want to tag the following books as feminist ones. We simply want to remind that finding time for reading means you care about the quality of your life. Therefore, every woman who loves her life, respects herself and wants to open her horizon should consider reading the following masterpieces.
- “The story of the slave” – Margaret Atwood
It speaks about the reality in which the woman can be considered both as servant and a machine for making kids. The natality is drastically declining. The environment is in a bad conditions like never before. Powerful leaders find the way to save the women whose only job is to make kids in order to keep the level of the natality high.
- “Purple hibiscus” – Chimamanda Adichie
The fifteen years old Cambili and her brother get constantly punished by his father. He is an extreme perfectionist who minds even the smallest details. He is rich and respectable man. They have a luxury life in Nigeria. However, their harmony gets disturbed by the head of the family. The changes begin when the kids are let for the first time in their life to go abroad and visit their aunt. Suddenly they discover a life full of joy, happiness, laughter, freedom and liberty. They see a brand new world for them in which you are loved and allowed to love.
- “Pope Joan” – Donna Woolfolk Cross
Joan is an extremely smart and intelligent girl. She learns how to write and read at the early stages of her life. That’s something that is forbidden for the women who life at that era. However, he manages to do it. She faces difficulties all her life. The stereotypes and the prejudices are her worst enemies. She shows us how is to be a woman in the ninth century. On the other hand her persistence, her wisdom and kindness will lead her to the highest throne of the Roman-Catholic church.
- “The glass bell” – Silvia Plath
How does it feel like to live under a glass bell? This Silvia’s cult novel was published only one month before her suicide. It is a story that’s partially auto-biographic. She speaks about Ester Greenwood’s hard mental battle. No matter how hard she tries to be social and active, she constantly falls in depression. The thoughts about suicide consume her mind. There is no way to ignore the main character’s emotional worries.
- “Fear of flying” – Erica Jong
Isidora Ving lives a life that’s been reserved only for men for a long period of time. Unsuccessful marriages, plenty of love romances and “sex with benefits” is something you’ll find in the plot. During a congress, on which she goes with her husband, she meets the man of her dreams. Her body needs love, passion, sex and security. On the other hand her brain seeks confidence, freedom, independence and non-judgement. It teaches you everything you need to know about the free-minded women.