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We Should All Be Feminists

Length: 51 mins
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Publisher's Summary

The highly acclaimed, provocative New York Times best seller - a personal, eloquently-argued essay, adapted from the much-admired TEDx talk of the same name - from Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, award-winning author of Americanah. Here she offers listeners a unique definition of feminism for the 21st century, one rooted in inclusion and awareness. Drawing extensively on her own experiences and her deep understanding of the often masked realities of sexual politics, here is one remarkable author's exploration of what it means to be a woman now - and an of-the-moment rallying cry for why we should all be feminists.

©2017 Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (P)2017 Random House Audio

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"Nuanced and rousing." ( Vogue)

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Very Okay

it was okay. I am a little sad she didn't look at the intersectionality between sex, race, etc. but it was still good to hear her accounts from a Nigerian perspective.

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Beautiful

I loved this. It was short but absolutely impactful and touching. I would listen to it again.

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  • Joe Zaniker
  • 2017-06-01

compelling

I've never really heard feminism described this way, and she does such a beautiful job of explaining it in a way that I think does not make Men wrong, and certainly made it easier for me to understand what women go through and the privilege I have simply because I'm a man.

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  • Ijeoma
  • 2017-12-10

An Extraordinary Book about Gender Inequality

This book is truly great! Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie raises lots of substantial points about gender inequality and backs it up with great examples from Nigeria and America. She makes her point effectively: the time to act is now. I highly recommend it to all.

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  • Melissa
  • 2017-05-02

For those who are new to feminism...

This is the right book for you! For those well-read feminists out here, the points are somewhat simplistic and this 45 minute essay doesn't provide a lot of new content to the field. Very well written and delivered but really for people who want to understand the basic concepts and need for feminism.

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  • CJMel
  • 2019-08-18

every word spoke to me

Too short but so beautiful.
For some reason the sound seemed much lower on this recording than typical for Audible.

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  • marissa
  • 2019-07-30

Beautiful

Great book! I just wish it was longer. Not by much. Great for a plane ride.

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  • Diana Martinez
  • 2019-07-06

facts

All she spoke was facts on facts on facts. You can’t listen to this and disagree with it.

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  • H. N. Pettis
  • Midwest
  • 2019-06-13

Amazing!

I wanna give a copy to everyone I know. I think I might start today!

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  • Laura Tesoriero
  • Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • 2019-03-25

Chamamanda is so incredible!

She is very touching with her stories. She doesnt have “one single story” very positive book.
Loved it.

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  • Monique Woods
  • 2019-03-05

this was good easy listening

I wish it was longer. maybe a little more substantive. I could listed to her voice and this type of content all day.

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  • Alexis C.
  • 2019-01-22

Loved it!

What a pleasure to listen to! I agree with everything Chimamanda had to say within this essay, and greatly enjoyed listening to her narrate it! I believe this book should be required reading in every school across the world! This was my first work by Chimamanda, but I plan on reading all the rest of her books as soon as possible!