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Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic
Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic
by Alison Bechdel
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Fun Home, in concert with Craig Thompson's Blankets, was one of the works that proved to my doubting eyes that graphic novels could reach heights every bit as poetic, moving, and magical as the finest prose. Darkly funny but wholly sincere, the story of... (read more)

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Zami: A New Spelling of My Name
Zami: A New Spelling of My Name
by Audre Lorde
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“ZAMI is a fast-moving chronicle. From the author’s vivid childhood memories in Harlem to her coming of age in the late 1950s, the nature of Audre Lorde’s work is cyclical. It especially relates the linkage of women who have shaped her . .... (read more)

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How to Be a Woman
How to Be a Woman
by Caitlin Moran
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Though they have the vote and the Pill and haven't been burned as witches since 1727, life isn't exactly a stroll down the catwalk for modern women. They are beset by uncertainties and questions: Why are they supposed to get Brazilians? Why do bras hurt?... (read more)

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Women Who Run with the Wolves: Myths and Stories of the Wild Woman Archetype
Women Who Run with the Wolves: Myths and Stories of the Wild Woman Archetype
by Clarissa Pinkola Estes Ph.D
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Within every woman there is a wild and natural creature, a powerful force, filled with good instincts, passionate creativity, and ageless knowing. Her name is Wild Woman, but she is an endangered species. Though the gifts of wildish nature come to us at... (read more)

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Born for Liberty: A History of Women in America
Born for Liberty: A History of Women in America
by Sara M Evans
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The most concise and comprehensive one-volume history of American women--from the indigenous women of the 16th-century wilderness to the dual-role career women and mothers of contemporary times--this book brings American womanhood to center stage... (read more)

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I, Rigoberta Menchu: An Indian Woman in Guatemala
I, Rigoberta Menchu: An Indian Woman in Guatemala
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Her story reflects the experiences common to many Indian communities in Latin America today. Rigoberta suffered gross injustice and hardship in her early life: her brother, father and mother were murdered by the Guatemalan military. She learned Spanish... (read more)

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Women Who Run with the Wolves: Myths and Stories of the Wild Woman Archetype
Women Who Run with the Wolves: Myths and Stories of the Wild Woman Archetype
by Clarissa Pinkola Estes
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The Girls Who Went Away: The Hidden History of Women Who Surrendered Children for Adoption in the Decades Before Roe V. Wade
The Girls Who Went Away: The Hidden History of Women Who Surrendered Children for Adoption in the Decades Before Roe V. Wade
by Ann Fessler
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In this deeply moving and myth-shattering work, Ann Fessler brings out into the open for the first time the astonishing untold history of the million and a half women who surrendered children for adoption due to enormous family and social pressure in the... (read more)

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Transgender Warriors: Making History from Joan of Arc to Dennis Rodman
Transgender Warriors: Making History from Joan of Arc to Dennis Rodman
by Leslie Feinberg
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With a New Afterword by the Author In this fascinating, personal journey hrough history, Leslie Feinberg uncovers persuasive evidence that there have always been people who crossed the cultural boundaries of gender. Transgender Warriors is an eye-opening... (read more)

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I Feel Bad about My Neck: And Other Thoughts on Being a Woman
I Feel Bad about My Neck: And Other Thoughts on Being a Woman
by Nora Ephron
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The perfect holiday gift: a pair of hilarious books from the “wickedly witty and astute” Nora Ephron, a “crackling smart cultural scribe” (The Boston Globe) whose insights and observations have made her a heroine to women all over... (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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Infidel
Infidel
by Ayaan Hirsi Ali
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Ali's memoir Infidel reveals an extraordinary woman who survived a harrowing early life, fled to the Netherlands to escape an arranged marriage, and was elected to that country's Parliament before death threats landed her under 24-hour guard. Not every... (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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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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Personal History
Personal History
by Katharine Graham
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In this critically acclaimed memoir, the woman who piloted the Washington Post through the crises of the Pentagon Papers, Watergate, and a pressmen's strike and turned it into a great newspaper now tells her story with courage, candor, and dignity... (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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The Mayor of Castro Street: The Life and Times of Harvey Milk
The Mayor of Castro Street: The Life and Times of Harvey Milk
by Randy Shilts
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Known as The Mayor of Castro Street even before he was elected to the San Francisco Board of Supervisors, Harvey Milk's personal life, public career, and final assassination reflect the dramatic emergence of the gay community as a political power in... (read more)

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Whipping Girl: A Transsexual Woman on Sexism and the Scapegoating of Femininity
Whipping Girl: A Transsexual Woman on Sexism and the Scapegoating of Femininity
by Julia Serano
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A provocative manifesto, Whipping Girl tells the powerful story of Julia Serano, a transsexual woman whose supremely intelligent writing reflects her diverse background as a lesbian transgender activist and professional biologist. Serano shares her... (read more)

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Yearning : Race, Gender and Cultural Politics (90 Edition)
Yearning : Race, Gender and Cultural Politics (90 Edition)
by bell hooks
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Crosses disciplinary boundaries in major debates on postmodern theory, cultural criticism, and the politics of race and gender. hooks values postmodernism's insights while warning that the fashionable infatuation with "discourse" about "difference" is... (read more)

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Race, Class, and Gender in the United States
Race, Class, and Gender in the United States
by Paula S Rothenberg
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Regarded as the best reader of its kind, Race, Class, and Gender in the United States: An Integrated Study invites students to think critically about complex issues of race, gender, and sexuality. Rothenberg deftly and consistently helps students analyze... (read more)

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