5 Lessons Learned from My Experiment #JustReadingWomen

A “decolonize your bookshelf” booklist from The Guardian.

Lessons Learned #1: Women Write about Things I Care About

Lessons Learned #2: You Guys, We All Don’t Read Enough Women

One of my not-so-diverse bookshelves, which includes three books by women (*le sigh*).

Lessons Learned #3: How Bookstores Curate Books Matters

That said, my favorite bookstore has incredibly diverse displays of authors. (Spend some time at BuchHafen Berlin everybody!)

Lessons Learned #4: We Haven’t Heard of Most Women Authors

Lessons Learned #5: New Voices Lead to New Connections

Everybody should read “The Opposite of Rape Culture is Nurturance Culture.”

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Wordy and worldly. Filmmaker and freelance writer covering culture, philosophy, travel, urbanization and theology. Based in Berlin.

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