My 2015 Reading List Includes Nothing Written By White Men
Can you take a yearlong diverse books challenge?
In the year 2015, I've resolved not to read a single book written by a white, male author.
I'm doing this because white men are overrepresented in almost every aspect of the publishing industry, and I tend to read their books disproportionately by default.
After a long time reading books written by people in publishing's privileged majority, I want to spend a year seeking some balance in the perspectives and voices I take in. Hence, this personal diverse books challenge!
So far I've turned to Twitter for a very specific kind of book recommendation.
Here's what some people suggested:
(If you have any suggestions for what I should be reading this year, let me know in the comments below!)