bell hooks is an author, feminist and activist, whose writing is at the juncture of race, class, and gender. A figurehead of intersectionality, she has authored numerous feminist classics and in 2014 the bell hooks institute was founded in her name. Her books include Ain't I a Woman (Pluto, 1987), Feminist Theory (Pluto, 2000), Feminism is for Everybody (Pluto, 2000), Talking Back, (Routledge, 2014) and Breaking Bread (Routledge, 2016). She is currently Professor of English at City College, City University of New York.
To celebrate the accomplishments and recognise the history and experiences of black people, we present a library of foundational texts, theory, anthologies and critical biographies that examine black identities.Read full article
Revered feminist and social activist bell hooks shows how feminism isn’t about divisions, but in fact is a blueprint of a political movement for everybody, irregardless of gender, race or sexuality.Read full article
From feminist theory, to history and contemporary politics, these are some of Pluto’s best books, old and new, that celebrate radical women.Read full article