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Hermione Granger, aka Emma Watson, started a feminist book club, and she asked her fans to name it

Actress and women's rights activist, Emma Watson recently invited suggestions from fans to name her new book club; and Twitter did not disappoint.

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Emma Watson has chosen Gloria Steinhem’s book, My Life on the Road, as the first read for her feminist book club. (Source: Wikipedia)

Recently, actress Emma Watson announced that she was starting a feminist book club on Goodreads as part of her work as a UN activist. She took to Twitter to seek help on deciding on a name for the book club: “I want to start a feminist book club but so far have only brainstormed ‘Feminist Book Club’ and ‘Emma Watson Book Club,'” she tweeted.

 

The UN Women Goodwill Ambassador’s followers did not disappoint, and soon ideas came pouring in from all quarters.

Some kept it simple.

 

Others played on puns.

 

There had to be S.P.E.W., of course.

 

Some offered multiple choices (that seemed confusing in themselves).

 

Someone even decided to invite JK Rowling into the club.

Watson finally zero-ed in on a rather democratic sounding name, which seems to work well with the whole sentiment — “Our Shared Shelf”.

 

She even announced the first book to be read: My Life on the Road, by Gloria Steinem.