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All About Love: New Visions
All About Love: New Visions
by bell hooks
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"The word 'love' is most often defined as a noun, yet... we would all love to better if we used it as a verb," writes bell hooks as she comes out fighting and on fire in All About Love. Here, at her most provacative and intensely personel, the renowned... (read more)

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We Band of Angels: The Untold Story of American Nurses Trapped on Bataan by the Japanese
We Band of Angels: The Untold Story of American Nurses Trapped on Bataan by the Japanese
by Elizabeth M Norman
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Savage Will brings to life a remarkable story of perseverance, heroism, and survival: the true tale of the American medics and nurses who endured two months in Nazi-occupied Albania—and the fearless citizens and Allied intelligence officers who... (read more)

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Half the Sky: Turning Oppression Into Opportunity for Women Worldwide (Vintage)
Half the Sky: Turning Oppression Into Opportunity for Women Worldwide (Vintage)
by Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn
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In this thought-provoking and profoundly inspiring book, Kristof and WuDunn reveal the cruel and maddening reality faced by women who experience violence and oppression. Half the Sky will stir feelings of admiration and discomfort, and hopefully sow the... (read more)

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A Midwife's Tale: The Life of Martha Ballard, Based on Her Diary, 1785-1812
A Midwife's Tale: The Life of Martha Ballard, Based on Her Diary, 1785-1812
by Laurel Thatcher Ulrich
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Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide
Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide
by Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn
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In this thought-provoking and profoundly inspiring book, Kristof and WuDunn reveal the cruel and maddening reality faced by women who experience violence and oppression. Half the Sky will stir feelings of admiration and discomfort, and hopefully sow the... (read more)

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Bitch: In Praise of Difficult Women
Bitch: In Praise of Difficult Women
by Elizabeth Wurtzel
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No one better understands the desire to be bad than Elizabeth Wurtzel. Bitch is a brilliant tract on the history of manipulative female behavior. By looking at women who derive their power from their sexuality, Wurtzel offers a trenchant cultural... (read more)

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Wise Women: A Celebration of Their Insights, Courage, and Beauty
Wise Women: A Celebration of Their Insights, Courage, and Beauty
by Joyce Tenneson
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In ancient times older women were the keepers of primal mysteries and were revered for their special wisdom: today there is a feeling that our culture is reawakening to the power of our elders. Joyce Tenneson presents 80 portraits ofwomen aged 65 to 100,... (read more)

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Cunt: A  Declaration of Independence
Cunt: A Declaration of Independence
by Inga Muscio and Betty Dodson
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This book is for any woman who has been frustrated at the world but doesn't know why. Muscio is unforgiving and blunt in her delivery of her fantastically liberating experiences that make her a woman. Relatable, funny, and completely shocking at times... (read more)

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The Woman Warrior: Memoirs of a Girlhood Among Ghosts
The Woman Warrior: Memoirs of a Girlhood Among Ghosts
by Maxine Hong Kingston
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A Chinese American woman tells of the Chinese myths, family stories and events of her California childhood that have shaped her identity.... (read more)

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The Second Sex
The Second Sex
by Simone De Beauvoir
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Newly translated and unabridged in English for the first time, Simone de Beauvoir’s masterwork is a powerful analysis of the Western notion of “woman,” and a groundbreaking exploration of inequality and otherness.  This long... (read more)

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Sexual Personae: Art & Decadence from Nefertiti to Emily Dickinson
Sexual Personae: Art & Decadence from Nefertiti to Emily Dickinson
by Camille Paglia
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From ancient Egypt through the nineteenth century, Sexual Personae explores the provocative connections between art and pagan ritual; between Emily Dickinson and the Marquis de Sade; between Lord Byron and Elvis Presley. It ultimately challenges the... (read more)

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Nine Parts of Desire: The Hidden World of Islamic Women
Nine Parts of Desire: The Hidden World of Islamic Women
by Geraldine Brooks
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Fierce Attachments a Memoir
Fierce Attachments a Memoir
by Vivian Gornick
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The acclaimed memoirist's classic exploration of her relationship with her mother. A fine, unflinchingly honest book. -Mona Simpson, The New York Times Book... (read more)

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Volatile Bodies: Toward a Corporeal Feminism (Theories of Representation & Difference)
Volatile Bodies: Toward a Corporeal Feminism (Theories of Representation & Difference)
by Elizabeth Grosz
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"The location of the author's investigations, the body itself rather than the sphere of subjective representations of self and of function in cultures, is wholly new.... I believe this work will be a landmark in future feminist thinking." --Alphonso... (read more)

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Dirty! Dirty! Dirty!: Of Playboys, Pigs, and Penthouse Paupers-An American Tale of Sex and Wonder
Dirty! Dirty! Dirty!: Of Playboys, Pigs, and Penthouse Paupers-An American Tale of Sex and Wonder
by Mike Edison
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A wild and uncompromising history of four infamous magazines and the outlaws behind them, Dirty! Dirty! Dirty! is the first book to rip the sheet off of the sleazy myth-making machine of Hugh Hefner and Playboy, and reveal the doomed history of Hefners... (read more)

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A Taste of Power: A Black Woman's Story
A Taste of Power: A Black Woman's Story
by Elaine Brown
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The Lost Daughters of China: Abandoned Girls, Their Journey to America, and the Search for a Missing Past
The Lost Daughters of China: Abandoned Girls, Their Journey to America, and the Search for a Missing Past
by Karin Evans
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This bestselling journalistic memoir explores Chinese and American culture at a unique point of intersection: the baby girls who, each year, are abandoned in one country and adopted in the other.... (read more)

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With Grit and by Grace: Breaking Trails in Politics and Law, a Memoir
With Grit and by Grace: Breaking Trails in Politics and Law, a Memoir
by Betty Roberts and Gail Wells
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In the 1950s, Betty Roberts did what most of her contemporaries considered audacious and inappropriate when she returned to college as a 32-year-old wife and mother. This was only the start of Roberts' lifetime commitment to overcoming obstacles to women'... (read more)

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The Vagina Monologues
The Vagina Monologues
by Eve Ensler
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"I was worried about vaginas. I was worried about what we think about vaginas, and even more worried that we don't think about them. . . . So I decided to talk to women about their vaginas, to do vagina interviews, which became vagina monologues. I... (read more)

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The Intersectional Approach: Transforming the Academy Through Race, Class, and Gender
The Intersectional Approach: Transforming the Academy Through Race, Class, and Gender
by Michele Tracy Berger
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Intersectionality, or the consideration of race, class, and gender, is one of the prominent contemporary theoretical contributions made by scholars in the field of women's studies that now broadly extends across the humanities, social sciences, and... (read more)

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