Title: We Should All be feminists
Author: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Publisher: Anchor Books 2015
Rating: 5/5 stars
Reading Challenges: Nonfiction Adventure; Feminism; 52 Books - W40
What does “feminism” mean today? That is the question at the heart of We Should All Be Feminists, a personal, eloquently-argued essay—adapted from her much-viewed Tedx talk of the same name—by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, the award-winning author of Americanah and Half of a Yellow Sun.
This reads very much like the TED talk is is based on, but I still really enjoyed reading her message about feminism. Her argument is strong but clear. Her examples are personal enough to give her some emotional connection to the audience while illustrated her points. At 50 pages, this short essay packs a lot of ideas and discussion points. Now I need to go read one of her novels...