Recommended books

The following books might be of interest to anyone with an interest in exploring gender-related issues, and feminism in particular. Please let us know of any books which you think might usefully be added to the list.

Adams, Steven (2010), Women First, Men Last (Kindle).

Baron-Cohen, Simon (2003), The Essential Difference (London: Allen Lane).

Barrett, Louise, and Dunbar, Robin, and Lycett, John (2002), Human Evolutionary Psychology (Basingstoke and New York: Palgrave).

Baumeister, Roy (2010), Is There Anything Good About Men? How Cultures Flourish by Exploiting Men (Kindle).

Bax, Ernest Belfort (1913), The Fraud of Feminism – downloadable at no cost through this link.

Benatar, David (2012), The Second Sexism: Discrimination Against Men and Boys (John Wiley & Sons).

Brizendine, Louann (2007), The Female Brain (London: Bantam Press).

Brooks-Gordon, Belinda (2006), The Price of Sex: Prostitution, Policy and Society (Willan).

Browne, Anthony (2006), The Retreat of Reason: Political Correctness and the Corruption of Public Debate in Modern Britain (London: Civitas).

Buchanan, Mike (2009), The Marriage Delusion: The Fraud of the Rings? (London: LPS publishing).

Buchanan, Mike (2010), David and Goliatha: David Cameron – heir to Harman? (London: LPS publishing).

Buchanan, Mike (2011), The Glass Ceiling Delusion: the real reasons more women don’t reach senior positions (London: LPS publishing).

Buchanan, Mike (2012), Feminism: The Ugly Truth (London: LPS publishing).

Buchanan, Mike (2015), 2015 General Election Manifesto (London: LPS publishing).

Cleary, Mary T (2015), That Bitch: protect yourself against women with malicious intent (Centre Publishing).

Cook, Philip W (2009), Abused Men: The Hidden Side of Domestic Violence (USA: Praeger).

Cook, Philip W, and Hodo, Tammy L (2013) When Women Sexually Assault Men: The Hidden Side of Rape, Harassment, and Sexual Assault (USA: Praeger).

Cooper, Joel (2007), Cognitive Dissonance: Fifty Years of a Classic Theory (London: Sage Publications).

Crawford, Edith (2006), Truth and Prejudice: Men’s Experiences of Domestic Violence (AuthorHouse).

Dench, Geoff (1998), Transforming Men: Changing Patterns of Dependency and Dominance in Gender Relations (Transaction Publishers).

Farrell, Warren (1993), The Myth of Male Power: Why Men Are The Disposable Sex (Simon & Schuster).

Farrell, Warren (2005), Why Men Earn More: The Startling Truth Behind The Pay Gap And What Women Can Do About It (Amacom).

Graglia, F Carolyn (1998), Domestic Tranquility: A Brief Against Feminism (Spence Publishing).

Hitchens, Peter (2009), How British Politics Lost Its Way (London, New York: Continuum Publishing).

Hitchens, Peter (2010), The Cameron Delusion (London, New York: Continuum Publishing).

(The Cameron Delusion is an updated edition of The Broken Compass).

James, Oliver (1998), Britain on the Couch: why we are unhappier than we were in the 1950s – despite being richer. A treatment for the low-serotonin society (London: Arrow).

Jones, January (2008), Thou Shalt Not Whine: The Eleventh Commandment (Beaufort Books).

Langford, Nick (2014), An Exercise in Utter Futility: whatever happened to family justice? (Nick Langford).

Lyndon, Neil (1992), No More Sex War: The Failures of Feminism (Sinclair-Stevenson).

Moir, Anne, and Moir, Bill (1998), Why Men Don’t Iron: The Real Science of Gender Studies (London: HarperCollins).

Moore, E.M. (2008), A Call for InJustice: Domestic Violence Against Men (AuthorHouse).

Moxon, Steve (2008), The Woman Racket (Exeter: Imprint Academic).

Nathanson, Paul, and Katherine K Young (2002), Spreading Misandry: The Teaching of Contempt for Men in Popular Culture (Montreal / Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press).

Nathanson, Paul, and Katherine K Young (2006), Legalizing Misandry: From Public Shame to Systemic Discrimination Against Men (Montreal / Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press).

Nathanson, Paul, and Katherine K Young (2009), Sanctifying Misandry: Goddess Ideology and the Fall of Man (Montreal / Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press).

O’Beirne, Kate (2005), Women Who Make The World Worse (New York: Sentinel HC).

O’Pie, Swayne (2011), Why Britain Hates Men: Exposing Feminism (Bath: The Men’s Press). The book is available in a Kindle edition, and outside the UK in a paperback edition, with the title Exposing Feminism: The Thirty Years’ War Against Men (2012).

Ofshe, Richard, and Watters, Ethan (1995), Making Monsters: False Memories, Psychotherapy and Sexual Hysteria (Andre Deutsch).

Parker, Kathleen (2010), Save the Males: Why Men Matter, Why Women Should Care (Random House).

Patai, Daphne (1998), Heterophobia: Sexual Harassment and the Future of Feminism (Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield).

Patai, Daphne, and Koertge, Noretta (2003), Professing Feminism (Plymouth: Lexington Books).

Pinker, Steven (2003), The Blank Slate: The Modern Denial of Human Nature (London: Penguin).

Pinker, Susan (2008), The Sexual Paradox: Men, Women and the Real Gender Gap (New York: Scribner).

Pizzey, Erin, and Shapiro, Jeff (1982), Prone to Violence (London: Hamlyn Publishers).

Pizzey, Erin (1983), Scream Quietly or the Neighbours Will Hear (London: Penguin).

Pizzey, Erin (2011), This Way to the Revolution: A Memoir (London: Peter Owen Publishers).

Saunders, Peter (2011), The Rise of the Equalities Industry (London: Civitas).

Sax, Leonard (2006), Why Gender Matters: What Parents and Teachers Need To Know About The Emerging Science Of Sex Differences (New York: Three Rivers Press).

Schlafly, Phyllis (2003), Feminist Fantasies (Spence Publishing).

Smith, Helen (2013), Men on Strike: Why Men are Boycotting Marriage, Fatherhood, and the American Dream, and Why it Matters (USA: Encounter Books).

Snowdon, Christopher (2010), The Spirit Level Delusion: Fact-checking the Left’s new theory of everything (London: Democracy Institute).

Sommers, Christina Hoff (1994), Who Stole Feminism? How Women Have Betrayed Women (New York: Simon & Schuster).

Sommers, Christina Hoff (2001), The War Against Boys: How Misguided Feminism Is Harming Our Young Men (New York: Simon & Schuster).

Stolba, Christine (2002), Lying in a Room of One’s Own: How Women’s Studies Textbooks Miseducate Students (Independent Women’s Forum). Free to download here:

Swaab, Dick (2014), We Are Our Brains: From the Womb to Alzheimer’s (Allen Lane).

Tate, JP (2014), Feminism is Sexism (Kindle).

Venker, Suzanne, and Schlafly, Phyllis (2011), The Flipside of Feminism – What Conservative Women Know, And Men Can’t Say (Washington: WND Books).

Venker, Suzanne (2013), How to Choose a Husband: And Make Peace with Marriage (Washington: WND Books)

Venker, Suzanne (2013), The War on Men (Kindle)

Vilar, Esther (2008), The Manipulated Man (Germany: C Bertelsman Verlag) – this is the third edition of a remarkable book first published in 1971.

Wadham, Lucy (2009), The Secret Life of France (London: Faber & Faber).

Weldon, Fay (2006), What Makes Women Happy (London: HarperCollins).

Weissman, Myrna, and Paykel, E.S. (1974), Depressed Woman: Study of Social Relationships (Chicago: University of Chicago Press).

Wright, Peter, and Elam, Paul (2014), Go Your Own Way: Understanding MGTOW (AVFM Press).

Zubaty, Rich (1994), Surviving the Feminization of America: How to Keep Women From Ruining Your Life (Zubaty Publishing).

Zubaty, Rich (2001), What Men Know That Women Don’t: How to Love Women Without Losing Your Soul ( Publishing). 

8 Responses to Recommended books

  1. Alan Bowker says:

    An excellent and easy read I’d like to suggest is Kathleen Parker’s Save The Males

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  4. Greg Maguire says:

    David Benatar: The Second Sexism: Discrimination Against Men and Boys

  5. Roy Baumeister: Is There Anything Good About Men?: How Cultures Flourish by Exploiting MenBook

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