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Adre Lorde
Sister Outsider

Sister Outsider by African-American, lesbian, feminist poet and activist Audre Lorde is a foundational text for anyone interested in intersectionality and reflecting on their own social positions.

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Toni Morrison
Sula

Sula, first published in 1973, is the second novel by Toni Morrison, winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature, whose writing offered up a multi-faceted language about Black experiences, and which continues to serve as a great source of inspiration to many.

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Minna Salami
Sensuous Knowledge

Sensuous knowledge is a way of knowing more than your mind, with your body and soul. This book is not just a biting rebuff to Europatriarchy, but an attempt to centre ways of seeing and knowing the world that are better for everyone.

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Where Jhumpa Lahiri finds herself linguistically

Jhumpa Lahiri wrote her latest novel in Italian. Afterwards she translated it into English herself. The deliberate shift in her own language focus invites me to question several things: the linguistic pressure to conform that migrants of Colour often experience. And the common idea that people can only express themselves well in one language – their mother tongue.

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