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Chicana/Latina Feminist Books List

I was going to do this anyway, but I think this is a good time because of Afrowithachanceofmeatballs' post yesterday: http://groupthink.jezebel.com/secret-lives-o…

(I apologize if I'm linking anything wrong but I'm still not used to posting on here)

So my journey into feminism began around 2007 when I was 17 and a senior in high school. All I remember is talking to a guy online about it and he was a big social justice person and he was a communist. So at some point after I graduated I read The Feminine Mystique and from then on I was interested. After that I read a lot of Jessica Valenti's books and a few more here and there.


I'll admit I have only started a few of these books and I technically haven't read them. However, I thought it would be good to start a list in case anyone wanted to tread into Chicana feminist or Latina feminist territory. Feel free to add on if you know of any. :)

This Bridge Called My Back (Edited by Cherrie Moraga and Gloria Anzaldua)

Borderlands/La Frontera by Gloria Anzaldua

Making Face, Making Soul/Haciendo Caras by Gloria Anzaldua

Heroes and Saints and Other Plays by Cherrie Moraga

Masacre of the Dreamers by Ana Castillo

How to be a Chicana Role Model by Michele Serros

So Far from Good by Ana Castillo

The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros

Loving in the War Years: Lo que nunca pasó por sus labios by Cherríe Moraga

Woman Hollering Creek and Other Stories by Sandra Cisneros

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