Trade prepares for rush of feminist books

Trade prepares for rush of feminist books

A wave of “empowering” books supporting current conversations around feminism are set to hit the market this year. The tranche both celebrates the centenary of women’s suffrage and meets growing demand for books discussing gender inequality following the Harvey Weinstein scandal which spawned the #MeToo movement last autumn.

It is nearly 100 years since women's suffrage in the UK, with next Tuesday (6th February) marking the centenary of the passing of The Representation of the People Act that gave women over 30 who met a property qualification the right to vote. The anniversary has coinci...

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