Reading and Women

So, as you may know, my reading challenge for this year included a gender aspect – reading at least 75% women. People (even my outspoken feminist colleague) react to this. The most common comment so far being “I don’t even think about that”. At which I want to say well, maybe that’s part of the problem? (but I don’t).

As you also might know, I’m currently reading Bad Feminist. This morning, I came across this section, about “women’s fiction” as a genre:


The first few chapters were a bit shallow and general to me, but I see now, that she was just luring people in, building up for the real stuff. Loving the book now!