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How do we define feminism? A discussion of The Female Persuasion

By Jaclyn Margolis

I’ve heard the word feminism defined in many ways over the years, and I admitted to our group that I found the descriptions of feminism in The Female Persuasion very intriguing. I asked the group how they defined feminism and if they agreed with the delineations in the book, and, this question spurred such a strong and deep dialogue on the meaning of feminism.

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What made you the woman you are today? A discussion of The Boston Girl

By Jaclyn Margolis

What made you the woman you are today? When Addie’s granddaughter poses this question, Addie leaps at the chance to share the milestones of her life. In 320 pages, we read Addie’s monologue, chronicling the story of a strong Jewish woman raised in Boston in the early twentieth century. We are immersed in childhood rebellion, family tragedy, resilient friendships, and great love.

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13 Spring Reads

A new crop of books this season promises intriguing characters, great story telling and lots of ideas worth thinking about or discussing with your book club friends. 

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