Bookshop of the month: April

This month we bring you ChickLit, Vienna’s feminist and queer bookshop. When naming the shop the co-owners, Jenny and Paula, decided to re-appropriate the much derided term. “All books are women’s books,” they told me. That’s why their slogan is ChickLit: Feminist Entertainment.

Find out more here. 

Bookshop of the Month: March

Sick of being sold lies? Looking for a haven from the world? Hungry for an alternative worldview?

News from Nowhere, our bookshop of the month for March, is run by a women’s co-operative. They don’t stock books just because they’re bestsellers – they try to scrutinise every book they stock. Often the book trade lacks principles – principles are the whole reason for News from Nowhere’s existence.

Read more about their story here. 

 

Books that made me a feminist

Linda Mizejewski

Linda Mizejewski

The books that made me a feminist were the books that got me into trouble. I lost a lover, alienated friends, angered students, got into arguments with teachers—all because of books that followed through on the clichés: something clicked, a light snapped on.   Continue Reading ›