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'Bookcycle' peddles a new take on feminism
'Bookcycle' peddles a new take on feminism

On a mural-lined corner of Echo Park, a dozen people gather around a tricycle painted a summery yellow. But even more eye-catching than the color is its main feature: a triple-decker shelf filled with books. Shaded by a parasol, classics like "The Second Sex" sit a few spines away from "Persepolis," the lively graphic novel about a woman in Iran. A red sash tied in a bow hangs expectantly across scores of books. That ribbon will soon be snipped by tiny golden scissors, marking the official launch of the Feminist Library on Wheels. Known as FLOW for short, the roving library is the brainchild of Jenn Witte and Dawn Finley. Their goal is to bring a wide range of...

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