We are back and ready for the new year!
Though we talk a lot about books, we should also be talking about publishers. Urvashi Butalia is the founder of Zubaan, an Indian publishing house that focuses on women’s studies and feminism within India — read about her and the house’s 20 years here (via The Hindu).
We want to share with you 21 books that you won’t want to miss in 2011. And, by the way, a full one-third of the authors are women — not ideal, but not bad for a literary list! For the run-down, click here.
If you are in LA on January 9th, come and celebrate Florence Howe‘s new memoir, "A Life in Motion." The founder of the Feminist Press will share with us interesting stories from her life and tidbits from the book (more information here).
What about the other coast? Do not miss the chance to play some feminist trivia on Friday, January 14th. A free comedy show featuring an incredible, all-female lineup: The Living Room Show (more information here).
The Institute for Women’s and Gender Studies organize on January 27th for the “Fairy Tale Films: Visions of Ambiguity.” As Pauline Greenhill and Sidney Eve Matrix said, “the mirror of fairy-tale film reflects not so much what its audience members actually are but how they see themselves and their potential to develop (or, likewise, to regress)” (more information here).