Main Book List

This is my current list of unread books, As I read them and post about them I will link the title to the post.

Schoolgirl Fictions -Valerie Walkerdine
Daddy's Girl: Young Girls and Popular Culture
Of woman Born - Adrienne Rich
Recovering the Black Female Body
Surpassing the Love of Men - Lillian Faderman
Twentieth - Century Women's writing in  wales: Land, gender, belonging - Katie Gramich

Identity poetics: Race Class and the lesbian-feminist roots of queer theory -Linda Garber
Apples and oranges:My journey through sexual identity -Jan Clausen
Wild Girls - Diana Souhami
Missed Her - Ivan Cyote
A restricted Country - Joan Nestle
Bi:Notes for a Bisexual Revoloution - Shiri Eisner

Unruly Bodies: Life writing by women with disabilities

The work of a Common woman - Judy Grahn
New and collected Poems -Ruth Fainlight
Seasons of the Witch -Patricia Monaghan
Glass and God - Anne carson
Misappropriations- Jasmine Donahaye
The works of Christina Rossetti 
Collected poems - Frances Horovitz
Gendering Poetry -Vicki Bertram 
Word Warriors - Alix Olsen
The Overhaul - Kathleen Jamie

The Gift of Weaving - Carol Lovekin
My Career Goes Bung - Miles Franklin
Blackberry Wine -Joanne Harris
The Return - Victoria Hislop
A gathering Light - Jennifer Donnelly
Coastliners - Joanne Harris 
Five Quarters of the Orange - Joanne Harris
Daughters of Hounds - Caitlin R. Kiernan
Rat bohemia - Sarah Schulman 
The Furies - Suzy McKee Charnas
Affinity - Sarah Waters
Tipping the Velvet - Sarah Waters 
Tam Lin - Pamela Dean
Christmas at cold comfort farm - Stella Gibbons
Nevada -Imogen Binnie
Tamara Walks on Water - Shifra Horn 
In the Presence of Horses - Barbara Dimmick
The Adventures Of Alyx - Joanna Russ
Beauty - Robin McKinley   
Guilty Pleasures - Laurel K Hamilton 

Nature Writing
Otter Country - Miriam Darlington
Strands: A year of discoveries on the beach - Jean Sprackland
Under Another Sky: Journeys in Roman Britain - Charlotte Higgins
The Magnetic North - Sara Wheeler
In Her Element - Jane MacNamee
Field Notes From a Hidden City - Esther Woolfson
Bird Cloud - Annie Proulx
Sightlines - Kathleen Jamie
Dragonflight - Marianne Taylor

Post Colonial Non Fiction
Letters From Burma -Aung San Suu Kyi
And Still I Rise: A Mother's Search for Justice - Doreen Lawrence
Moving towards Home - June Jordan
If they Come in the Morning - Angela Davis
the Devil that Danced on the Water - Aminatta Forna

Post Colonial Fiction
Purple Hibiscus - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie,
The God of Small Things - Arundhati Roy
The woman Who Owned The Shadows - Paula Gunn Allen
Kartography - Kamila Shamsie

Mental health/Psychology
For Your Own Good -Alice Miller
Hunger Strike - Susie Orbach
Prozac Diary - Lauren Slater
Victimized daughters: Incest and the development of the female self - Janet Jacobs
Passing For Normal: Tourettes, OCD and growing up crazy

Hypatia's Heritage: A history of women in science - Margaret Alic
One Hand Tied behind us: The rise of the woman's suffrage movement - Liddington and Norris
What Did You Do In The War, Mummy? - Mavis Nicholson
A womans work is never done - Elizabeth Andrews

Fairy tales: A new History -Ruth B Bottghimer
Mirror, Mirror on the Wall: Women writers explore their favourite fairy tales
Swansea Girl - Barbara Hardy
Piece by Piece - Tori Amos and Ann powers
Backstage pass: Interviews with Women in Music - Laura Post
Radio: a True Love Story - Libby Purves


  1. Ooh, when you're done with the the Ivan Coyote and Jan Clausen books, I'd love to borrow them! I've got one of Clausen's lesbian novels, Sinking Stealing, you can borrow that if you want -- I liked it, quite angry and confrontational.

    1. The Ivan Coyote one belongs to someone else so I will have to ask them but of course to the Jan Clausen one