West, Lindy. Shrill: Notes from a Loud Woman. 2016. 260p. Hachette Books, $26.00 (978-0-316-34840-9). Gr.10-up.
In this series of personal essays, writer, comedian and activist West challenges cultural forces that are hostile to women, particularly plus size women, and how these forces interfere with the ability of women to survive and thrive, whether in comedy, entertainment or their day-to-day lives.