Girl Tribe Recommends: Books
By Julia French and Reese Wolfe
Here are a few must-reads this month which discuss everything from body positivity to the importance of Black and Latina women in politics.
White Ivy by Susie Yang
A novel that depicts the childhood hardships of a chinese immigrant, the pressure of elite social circles, and the messiness of romance through the description of moments in protagonist Ivy’s life.
Aesthetics of Excess: The Art and Politics of Black and Latina Embodiment by Jillian Hernandez
University of Florida Professor Jillian Hernandez explores how Black and Latina women embody their cultures through self-expression. She further describes the beauty in being able to own oneself and radiate confidence.
What Kind of Woman by Kate Baer
Kate Baer explores what it means to be a woman (a wife, sister, mother, daughter, friend) during a pandemic.
One Life by Megan Rapinoe
Olympic gold medalist Megan Rapinoe describes her journey playing soccer for the US national team, coming out publicly, advocating for lgbtq+ rights, protesting racial injustices, and suing the US Soccer Federation for gender descrimination.