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“Warning Signs On A Man’s Bookshelf” Tweet Spurs Debate And Memes

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Once again, gender essentialist tweets have taken over the Internet. This one comes from writer and bestselling author Jess McHugh, who has some very strong opinions about what a man should and should not read. Actually, she talks more about what kinds of books he displays than what he reads in a “warning signs in a man’s bookshelf” tweet that has since gone viral.

I have some books I’ve never read on my bookshelf, doesn’t everyone? And one of them does happen to be Infinite Jest, so she is right about that being a warning sign—I’m terrible.

McHugh wrote:

Top 7 Warning Signs In a Man’s Bookshelf:

1. A Dog-eared copy of Infinite Jest

2. Too Much Hemingway

3. Any amount of Bukowski

4. AYN. RAND.

5. Goethe

6. “Lolita is my favorite book.”

7. “‘Fathers and Sons’ Is my favorite book.”

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Once again, gender essentialist tweets have taken over the Internet. This one comes from writer and bestselling author Jess McHugh, who has some very strong opinions about what a man should and should not read. Actually, she talks more about what kinds of books he displays than what he reads in a “warning signs in a man’s bookshelf” tweet that has since gone viral.



“Warning Signs On A Man’s Bookshelf” Tweet Spurs Debate And Memes

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