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Fantastic Women: 18 Tales of the Surreal and the Sublime from Tin House
Fantastic Women: 18 Tales of the Surreal and the Sublime from Tin House
by Rob Spillman
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Fantastic Women comprises eighteen stories by some of the most exciting contemporary women writers in the United States. The daughters of Franz Kafka and Mary Shelley, the Brothers Grimm, and Angela Carter, these inventive, insightful authors steep their... (read more)

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Dropped Threads
Dropped Threads
by Carol Shields
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Sharing the Journey: Women Reflecting on Life's Passages from the Pages of Victoria Magazine
Sharing the Journey: Women Reflecting on Life's Passages from the Pages of Victoria Magazine
by Katherine Ball Ross
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A timeless collection of memoirs, culled from the pages of "Victoria "magazine, by some of the finest women writers around. Such distinguished authors as Diane Ackerman, Jane Howard, Perri Klass, Madeleine L'Engle, Susan Minot, Francine Prose, Carol... (read more)

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Voices from Asia #9: Lioness in Bloom: Modern Thai Fiction about Women
Voices from Asia #9: Lioness in Bloom: Modern Thai Fiction about Women
by Susan F. Kepner
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"Kudos! Kudos! Kudos! I was bowled over by this marvel of an anthology. Each tale is a multifaceted jewel, some gleaming with irony, others rough-hewn with the pragmatics of old karma and fresh opportunity, all of them as riveting as the best of O. Henry... (read more)

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The Source of the Spring: Mothers Through the Eyes of Women Writers
The Source of the Spring: Mothers Through the Eyes of Women Writers
by Judith Shapiro
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One of the leading voices in women's education has assembled a literary look at the mother-daughter relationship by 40 of the top writers of today, including Erica Jong, Edwidge Danticat, Anna Quindlen, Zora Neale Hurston, and Cathleen Schine. All... (read more)

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Did my mama like to dance? :and other stories about mothers and daughters
Did my mama like to dance? :and other stories about mothers and daughters
by Geeta Kothari
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Avon has compiled a varied list of books that focus on issues and concerns for women everywhere -- from notable fiction to detailed healthcare guides.... (read more)

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Valentine's Day: Women Against Men--Stories of Revenge
Valentine's Day: Women Against Men--Stories of Revenge
by Alice Thomas Ellis
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Alice Thomas Ellis introduces a remarkable collection of revenge stories by some of the finest contemporary women writers. This book seeks not to relay the ever burgeoning factual accounts of how women get their own back, but to show their reactions to... (read more)

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Women Who Did: Stories by Men and Women, 1890-1914
Women Who Did: Stories by Men and Women, 1890-1914
by Angelique (edt) Richardson
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Daring and dynamic, the "new woman" came to represent the very spirit of an age in flux. Featuring work by authors as diverse as Kate Chopin and Oscar Wilde, Charlotte Perkins Gilman and Thomas Hardy, this anthology looks at society through the eyes of... (read more)

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Southern Women's Writing : Colonial To Contemporary (95 Edition)
Southern Women's Writing : Colonial To Contemporary (95 Edition)
by Mary L. Weaks
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"The southern lady, traditionally depicted as a bloodlessly marmoreal icon, is jostled off her pedestal by living, moving, and, above all, <i>speaking </i>and <i>writing </i>women, black and white, rich and poor, old and... (read more)

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Provisions: A Reader from Nineteenth-Century American Women
Provisions: A Reader from Nineteenth-Century American Women
by Judith Fetterley
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This collection is unique. Judith Fetterley has recovered for us the work of sixteen women who wrote during the years when America writers were developing their distinctive styles and voices. In re-viewing the literature of 19th century America, she... (read more)

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Bad Girls: 26 Writers Misbehave
Bad Girls: 26 Writers Misbehave
by Ellen Sussman
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'I behave badly to set myself apart. To test myself. To push myself. To prove something. To shock someone. ... I behave badly because I can.' That"s how Ellen Sussman describes her mischievous endeavors. In this anthology of personal essays, she"s... (read more)

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Montana Women Writers:: A Geography of the Heart
Montana Women Writers:: A Geography of the Heart
by Caroline Patterson
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Witness Montana as seen through the eyes of Montana women writers who represent a spectrum of voices and perspectives and range from the past to the present, from the plains to small towns. Featuring fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. Edited by Caroline... (read more)

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Inappropriate Random: Stories on Sex and Love
Inappropriate Random: Stories on Sex and Love
by Amy Prior
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This post-Bridged Jones collection of short fiction by established and emerging American and British women writers takes a hard look at love today--exposing its flaws with unflinching often hilarious, candor.... (read more)

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Sleeping with One Eye Open: Women Writers and the Art of Survival
Sleeping with One Eye Open: Women Writers and the Art of Survival
by Marilyn Kallet
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How do women writers cope with changes and juggle the demands in their already full lives to make time for their lives as artists? In this anthology, noted female novelists, journalists, essayists, poets, and nonfiction writers address the old and new... (read more)

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Bearing Life: Women's Writings on Childlessness
Bearing Life: Women's Writings on Childlessness
by Rochelle Ratner
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A wall of silence surrounds the experience of women who are childless, whether by choice or by circumstance. Bearing Life is the first anthology to marshal the power of literature to break this silence. Now available in paperback, Bearing Life "widens... (read more)

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Kiss Tomorrow Hello: Notes from the Midlife Underground by Twenty-Five Women Over Forty
Kiss Tomorrow Hello: Notes from the Midlife Underground by Twenty-Five Women Over Forty
by Kim Barnes
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"Kiss Tomorrow Hello" brings together the experiences and reflections of women as they embark on a new stage of life. The 25 stellar writers gathered here explore a wide range of concerns, including empty-nest syndrome, caring for elderly parents... (read more)

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Circle of Women : Anthology of Contemporary Western Women Writers (01 Edition)
Circle of Women : Anthology of Contemporary Western Women Writers (01 Edition)
by Kim Barnes
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This striking array of stories, essays, and poems reflects women's experiences in the American West. Though the tales they tell reflect a variety of viewpoints, these writers share the struggle against the overwhelming isolation brought on by gender and... (read more)

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In Her Own Words: Women's Memoirs from Australia, New Zealand, Canada, and the United States
In Her Own Words: Women's Memoirs from Australia, New Zealand, Canada, and the United States
by Jill Ker Conway
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Jill Ker Conway, author of one of the most celebrated memoirs of recent decades, is also the premier anthologist of women's autobiographical writing. In Her Own Words is Conway's distillation of women's experience from the British Commonwealth world she... (read more)

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Girls Night in (Red Dress Ink)
Girls Night in (Red Dress Ink)
by Lauren Henderson
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Twenty-one of today's hottest young female writers contribute to this collection of stories about growing up, moving out, moving on, falling apart, and getting it all together. Proceeds benefit the War Child Charity in the UK. Authors include Jen Weiner,... (read more)

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If I Had My Life to Live Over, I Would Pick More Daisies
If I Had My Life to Live Over, I Would Pick More Daisies
by Sandra Haldem Martz
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This companion volume to the award-winning anthology, When I Am an Old Woman I Shall Wear Purple, illuminates the experiences of women, young and old, reflecting on the choices they have made. In these stories and poems we see how women's alternatives... (read more)

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