What are the best books by bell hooks?

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    #1Wounds of Passion

    Wounds of Passion

    Wounds of Passion: A Writing Life is a memoir and autobiography written by famous author bell hooks, whose real name is Gloria Jean Watkins. It was originally released in 1997. It is about the author's struggles. It is a San Fran Chronicle best-seller.

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    Olivia Cooper
    Written on April 25, 2018
    "Wounds of Passion is a great book by bell hooks about the struggles of being a non-conforming black woman. This book isn't just for women of color though, it's a story that all can relate to, on some level or another. It is also a San Fran Chronicle best seller."
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    #2Sisters of the Yam

    Sisters of the Yam

    Sisters of the Yam: Black Women and Self-Recovery is a critic book written by bell hooks, whose real name is Gloria Jean Atkins. It was originally published in 1994. It is about sexism and racism make it hard for African American women to succeed.

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    Roger Wheeler
    Written on April 19, 2018
    "If you like Bell Hooks' books, you'll like this. There's not much else to say. Its well written and full of wisdom. Check it out."
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    #3Feminist Theory

    Feminist Theory

    Feminist Theory: From Margin to Center is an investigative book written by bell hooks, whose real name was Gloria Jean Watkins. It was first released in 1984. It tries to analyze why feminism did not pan out as expected.

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    Paul Watkins
    Written on April 26, 2018
    "This is a great bell hooks novel. If you haven't read it you really should."
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    #4Skin Again

    Skin Again

    Skin Again is a picture book written by famous author bell hooks, whose real name is Gloria Jean Watkins. It is illustrated by Chris Raschka. It is about going beyond skin color to define one's true identity.

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    Jose Ramos
    Written on April 19, 2018
    "I enjoy reading books by bell hooks so I picked up Skin Again. While it was interesting, I wouldn't say it was among the best. With that said, it was still okay."
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    #5Reel To Real

    Reel To Real

    Reel To Real: Race, Sex, and Class at the Movies is a book written by bell hooks, whose real name is Gloria Jean Watkins. It was first published in 1996. It is about racism and sexism in the movies.

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    Tyler Castillo
    Written on April 25, 2018
    "This is one of Bell's most thought provoking books. It is analytical and critical, and will challenge you to think. "
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    #6Art on My Mind

    Art on My Mind

    Art on My Mind: Visual Politics is a critic book written by bell hooks, whose real name is Gloria Jean Watkins. It was first published in 1995. It is about how contemporary art and politics affect the African American population.

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    Janet Allen
    Written on April 20, 2018
    "Bell Hooks(Gloria Jean) has a lot of insight to offer in regards to politics. Doing some research lead me to pick up the book Art on My Mind. I really liked the information provided in this book. There was a lot of things that I learned from the material."
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    #7Salvation

    Salvation

    Salvation: Black People and Love is a critic book written by visionary bell hooks, whose real name is Gloria Jean Watkins. It was released in 2001. It is about how "love" is portrayed in American culture, particularly for African-Americans.

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    Mary Wallace
    Written on April 20, 2018
    "I could never trust a product or book with a few reviews or ratings, but judging by the reviews, this one is not exactly one of their best. Although being sub par compared to the other books from Bell Hooks, this is still worth checking out."
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    #8Teaching Community

    Teaching Community

    Teaching Community: A Pedagogy of Hope is a philosophical and critic book written by bell hooks, whose real name is Gloria Jean Watkins. It was released in 2003. It is about using writing to help end racism.

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    Marcos González
    Written on April 18, 2018
    "Teaching Community by Bell Hooks was a book that I found when I was looking through the book store for some of the better quality material from this author. This book helped me to expand my knowledge on a bunch of different topics."
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    #9Belonging

    Belonging

    Belonging: A Culture of Place is a non-fiction book for young adults written by bell hooks, whose real name is Gloria Jean Watkins. It was released in 2008. It is about the connection between land ownership and race.

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    Johnny Gordon
    Written on April 17, 2018
    "This book covers an interesting subject, people's sense of belonging in their homes and culture. As someone who has moved around a lot and doesn't have a strong connection to a specific place, this book has interesting."
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    #10We Real Cool

    We Real Cool

    We Real Cool: Black Men and Masculinity is a critic and philosophical book written by bell hooks, whose real name is Gloria Jean Watkins. It was originally published in 2004. It is about how society views African-American men.

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    Nicholas Cox
    Written on April 30, 2018
    "I am not one who is very familiar with Bell Hooks work but to me this one is worth reading if you are interested in getting into understanding African American men views. I would confidently say this one is one of her finest works since it captures a great deal of interesting views for the world to acknowledge."
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    #11Bone Black: Memories of Girlhood

    Bone Black: Memories of Girlhood

    Growing up in the South of America being a black woman was very hard, and Bell Hooks learnt that the hard way. In this book, she shares many of the problems she had during her childhood, and how she relied on writing to survive those hard days. 

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    Eric Jordan
    Written on April 23, 2018
    "I've always been a big fan of Bell Hooks, and this definitely solidified my fandom. I can't believe how much adversity she went through! "

Summary

Best What are the best books by bell hooks
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Wounds of PassionBooks 26 Paid
2Sisters of the YamBooks 23 Paid
3Feminist TheoryBooks 21 Paid
4Skin AgainBooks 20 Paid
5Reel To RealBooks 19 Paid
6Art on My MindBooks 19 Paid
7SalvationBooks 17 Paid
8Teaching CommunityBooks 16 Paid
9BelongingBooks 14 Paid
10We Real CoolBooks 14 Paid
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