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Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Turn it Around

Illustrating the Gender Gap
"Illustrating the Gender Gap in Fiction"
An Ohio bookstore has shelved books written by men backwards (spines in) for Women's History Month/International Women's Day. They were surprised to finds less than 40 per cent were written by women.

“If this exercise encourages people (myself included) to ask questions and to improve our habits, I think we have learned something and it is successful,” Logan told HuffPost. “The novels by men will continue to be bought, sold, read and loved, but hopefully the women’s words will gain an extra footing on the shelf.”