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Madame Bovary
Gustave Flaubert, Lydia Davis
Hermann Hesse, Hilda Rosner
Civil Disobedience and Other Essays (Collected Essays)
Henry David Thoreau
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Joan Slonczewski
Manstealing for Fat Girls
Michelle Embree
Undersong: Chosen Poems Old and New
Audre Lorde
Radio Crackling, Radio Gone
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Mythmakers and Lawbreakers: Anarchist Writers on Fiction
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The New York Four

The New York Four - Brian Wood, Ryan Kelly The latest in the new Minx series of graphic novels targeted at teenage girls and created by (straight bio) men. The state of comix tempts me into gender essentialist critique. I guess the real question is why don't publishers like DC Comics hire more women graphic novelists? More on this later.