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A Few of My Favorite Books

(This list is in desperate need of an update, but I still love all the books listed below.)

Alphabetical, by Author, and not inclusive:

  • Sex at the Margins, Laura Maria Agustin
  • All The Power: Revolution Without Illusion, Mark Andersen
  • The Handmaid’s Tale, Margaret Atwood
  • The Fire Next Time, James Baldwin
  • The Second Sex, Simone de Beauvoir
  • Strip City, Lily Burana
  • Aaron Cometbus:  Cometbus (punk rock zine),  Chicago Stories, Mixed Reviews, Despite Everything, I Wish There Was Something That I Could Quit
  • The Hours, Michael Cunningham
  • The Encyclopedia of Prostitution and Sex Work, Melissa Ditmore, editor
  • Zines, Stephen Duncombe
  • Intercourse, Andrea Dworkin
  • Intimate Matters, John D’Emilio and Estelle Freedman
  • The Wretched of the Earth, Frantz Fanon
  • The Sound and The Fury, William Faulkner
  • Michel Foucault: History of Sexuality, Birth of the ClinicMadness and Civilization, Discipline and Punish
  • Grendel, John Gardner
  • Charlotte Perkins Gilman: Women & Economics, Herland
  • “Cyborg Manifesto”, Donna Haraway
  • Marya Hornbacher: Wasted: A Memoir of Anorexia and BulimiaMadness: A Bipolar LifeThe Center of Winter, Sane: Addiction, Mental Illness, and the Twelve Steps
  • Luce Irigaray: This Sex Which Is Not OneSpeculum of the Other Woman
  • How to Make Love Like a Porn Star, Jenna Jameson
  • An Unquiet Mind, Kay Redfield Jamison
  • Larry Livermore’s memoir, unpublished
  • How To Be Invisible, J.J. Luna
  • John Stuart Mill (and Harriet Taylor Mill): The Subjection of WomenOn Liberty
  • How the Pro-Choice Movement Saved America, Cristina Page
  • Vindication of the Rights of Whores, Gail Pheterson
  • Marge Piercy: Sex Wars; He, She, and It
  • The Wisdom of Whores, Elisabeth Pisani
  • Zeroes & Ones, Sadie Plant
  • King Dork, Frank Portman
  • Tracy Quan: Diary of a Manhattan Call Girl, Diary of a Married Call Girl, Diary of a Jetsetting Call Girl
  • The Story of O, Pauline Reage
  • Good Morning, Midnight, Jean Rhys
  • Woman at Point Zero, Nawal El Saadawi
  • And The Band Played On, Rady Shilts
  • Darcy Steinke: Jesus Saves, Suicide Blonde
  • The Picture of Dorian Gray, Oscar Wilde
  • The End of America, Naomi Wolf
  • Virginia Woolf: A Room of One’s Own, Mrs. Dalloway
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