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The Feminist Book Society: It's Cool to be Kind

Wednesday 18th September 18:30 at London - Gower Street

The Feminist Book Society Manifesto:

Feminist. Bookish. Curious. Inclusive. Challenging. Kind.

Feminist Book Society co-founders Katy Loftus and Eleanor Dryden will be hosting another lively, inclusive and thought-provoking conversation on this month's theme, taken from one of the Society’s key principles: It’s Cool to be Kind

Joining them are three authors whose work recognises the value of this principle: Anna HopeLotte Jeffs, and Naomi Shimada. They will discuss how best to show kindness to others and to ourselves, how it has informed their writing, and how it could become a defiant or political act.

Anna Hope’s debut novel Expectation is explores themes of love, lust, motherhood and feminism, while asking the greater question of what defines a generation.

Journalist Lotte Jeffs’ debut book How to be a Gentlewoman weaves powerful life experience with practical advice and a psychological deep-dive into what truly constitutes an emotionally rich and meaningful existence.

Model and campaigner Naomi Shimada’s Mixed Feelings: Exploring the emotional impact of our digital habits – co-written with Refinery29 editor Sarah Raphael – explores what the internet might be doing to our minds, bodies and hearts, through wide-ranging essays and discussions featuring a range of perspectives and voices.

Tickets are £10/8 Students and Plus cardholders/ £7 for Feminist Book Society newsletter subscribers. All tickets include a glass of wine or soft drink


London - Gower Street Waterstones, London - Gower Street
Wednesday 18th September 18:30
£10 / £8 students and Plus cardholders
£7 Feminist Book Society subscribers

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