Hood Feminism, de Mikki Kendall, debería ser lectura obligatoria

Este post es un breve comentario sobre el libro Hood Feminism: Notes From The Women That A Movement Forgot, de Mikki Kendall. Para una conversación más amplia sobre los temas del libro, nos vemos próximamente en el canal de YouTube, La Otra Libreta, con una invitada especial. Hood Feminism, de Mikki Kendall Publicado en marzoSigue leyendo «Hood Feminism, de Mikki Kendall, debería ser lectura obligatoria»

Michelle Obama’s «Becoming» and The Big Question

Michelle Obama has lived a very interesting life. This book is a glimpse into her life and her mind, and I was surprised to find myself in those pages, asking myself the same big question that has always haunted her: Am I good enough?

De mujeres y literatura: Un cuarto propio

“No obstante, dirán ustedes, nosotros le pedimos que hablara acerca de las mujeres y la novela – ¿qué tendrá qué ver eso con un cuarto propio? Procuraré explicarlo.” Y con esas palabras empieza uno de los ensayos más famosos acerca de las mujeres y la literatura, escrito por la única e inigualable, Virginia Woolf. SiempreSigue leyendo «De mujeres y literatura: Un cuarto propio»

Of Women and Literature: A Room of One’s Own

“But, you may say, we asked you to speak about women and fiction – what has that got to do with a room of one’s own? I will try to explain.” Thus begins one of the most famous essays on women and literature, by the one and only Virginia Woolf. It always takes me aSigue leyendo «Of Women and Literature: A Room of One’s Own»

5 Reasons Why You Should Read Imagined Communities

Back at the beginning of January, I told you about a book I recently read called Imagined Communities, written by British-American political scientist Benedict Anderson. It is a thorough study of nationalism and its origins that includes religion, languages, history and cultures from all around the world, and it is definitely one of the best booksSigue leyendo «5 Reasons Why You Should Read Imagined Communities»

5 razones para leer Comunidades Imaginadas

“¿Quién habría pensado que la tormenta sopla con más furia cuanto más atrás deja al Paraíso?” 1. Porque está escrito de manera elocuente y amena Es una publicación científica, por lo que es más difícil de leer que una novela (a menos que esa novela esté escrita por James Joyce, en cuyo caso esto seSigue leyendo «5 razones para leer Comunidades Imaginadas»

Review: On Writing – A Memoir of the Craft

On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft, by Stephen King Over 17 years ago, Stephen King was encouraged to write a book about writing. A book for those who aspire to be writers, and for those who enjoy writing his stories and want to know more about them. On Writing, however, is not the classic how-to-write-a-novel-bookSigue leyendo «Review: On Writing – A Memoir of the Craft»