I read this book because it was recommended on my favorite podcast, Darknet Diaries!
“We Should All Be Feminists” by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is a great essay that explains feminism with the goal of removing the negative stereotypes surrounding it.
Why is speech now considered violence? Why have people started to introduce themselves with a laundry list of identity labels? Why is my generation faking mental disorders on TikTok for clout? Why are people so eager to cancel one another on Twitter? Why are we seeing insistences that math and science are racist?
In the past few years, it has become relatively common to see large and occasionally violent protests on college campuses when controversial, usually right-wing, speakers are invited.
Maybe Frappes & Fiction is slowly becoming Frappes & Nonfiction, but today I’m bringing you reviews for two more nonfiction books: In Order to Live by Yeonmi Park and Maybe You Should Talk to Someone by Lori Gottlieb.
Favorite quote: “I tuck my book under my arm. No wonder the Nazis don’t want people to have them. For them, books are weapons. For me, stories are lifesavers.”
Favorite quote: “Never let your obstacles become more important than your goal.”