Book #72

The Master's Tools Will Never Dismantle the Master's House by Audre Lorde

From the self-described 'black, lesbian, mother, warrior, poet', these soaring, urgent essays on the power of women, poetry and anger are filled with darkness and light.

A powerful collection of essays from one of the most articulate revolutionary feminists, and another of this series which shows how much there is to be learned from past accounts like these, how far we have come, and how far we still have to go.

The title story in particular is still relevant now, as we explore how feminism must include all women, and not just women who look like us, or have the same life experiences as we have. The power and passion here is so important to absorb and interpret that it seems futile for me to use my own meagre words in a review.

Read this.