What we’re reading

Race:

Biko, S. B.  1970.  I Write What I Like: Selected Writings.  University of Chicago Press.

Stockett, K.  2009. The Help: A Novel. Penguin Books.

Gender:

Chin, S.  2009.  The Other Side of Paradise: A Memoir.  New York: Scribner.

De Beauvoir, S.  1952. The Second Sex.  Alfred A. Knopf. 

hooks, b.  2000.  Feminism is For Everybody: Passionate Politics.  London: Pluto Press.

hooks, b.  1999.  Wounds of passion: a writing life.  New York: H. Holt and Company.

Valenti, J.  2009. The Purity Myth: How America’s Obsession with Virginity is Hurting Young Women.  Seal Press.

Death, dying and grief

Deraniyagala, S. 2013. Wave: A Memoir of Life After the Tsunami. Knopf.

Didion, J.  2006. The Year of Magical Thinking.  Random House.

Didion J. 2008. Blue Nights.  Vintage.

Kubler-Ross, E. 1969. On death and dying. Touchstone.

Illness and death

Rapp, E. 2013. The Still Point of the Turning World. Penguin Press.

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