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The Murder of Helen Jewett
The Murder of Helen Jewett
Written by Patricia Cline Cohen
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ISBN: 9780307773210
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The Murder of Helen Jewett

Written by Patricia Cline Cohen


Format: eBook, 512 pages
On Sale: November 17, 2010
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In 1836, the murder of a young prostitute made headlines in New York City and around the country, inaugurating a sex-and-death sensationalism in news reporting that haunts us today. Patricia Cline Cohen goes behind these first lurid accounts to reconstruct the story of the mysterious victim, Helen Jewett.

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The First Sex
The First Sex
Written by Helen Fisher
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ISBN: 9780307766113
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The First Sex
The Natural Talents of Women and How They Are Changing the World
Written by Helen Fisher


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: September 29, 2010
Price: $13.99

"Tomorrow belongs to women," notes celebrated anthropologist Helen Fisher. In her explosive new book, The First Sex, she illustrates this enticing assertion. Drawing on original research, Fisher reveals how women and their natural talents are changing the world, making them ideal leaders and successful shapers of business and society--today and on... Read more >
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Paradise Beneath Her Feet
Paradise Beneath Her Feet
Written by Isobel Coleman
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781400066957
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Paradise Beneath Her Feet
How Women Are Transforming the Middle East
Written by Isobel Coleman


Format: Hardcover, 352 pages
On Sale: April 27, 2010
Price: $26.00

Over the centuries and throughout the world, women have struggled for equality and basic rights. Their challenge in the Middle East has been intensified by the rise of a political Islam that too often condemns women’s empowerment as Western cultural imperialism or, worse, anti-Islamic. In Paradise Beneath Her Feet, Isobel Coleman... Read more >
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Paradise Beneath Her Feet
Paradise Beneath Her Feet
Written by Isobel Coleman
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ISBN: 9780679603696
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Paradise Beneath Her Feet
How Women Are Transforming the Middle East
Written by Isobel Coleman


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: April 27, 2010
Price: $14.99

Now with a new Preface and Afterword by the author
 
“Outstanding . . . [Isobel Coleman] takes us into remote villages and urban bureaucracies to find the brave men and women working to create change in the Middle East.”—Los Angeles Times
 
In this timely and important book, Isobel Coleman... Read more >
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A Few Good Women
A Few Good Women
Written by Evelyn Monahan and Rosemary Neidel-Greenlee
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ISBN: 9780307593184
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A Few Good Women
America's Military Women from World War I to the Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan
Written by Evelyn Monahan and Rosemary Neidel-Greenlee


Format: eBook, 496 pages
On Sale: April 6, 2010
Price: $13.99

 In this riveting narrative history, women veterans from the world wars, Vietnam, the Gulf War, Afghanistan, and Iraq tell their extraordinary stories.

Evelyn M. Monahan and Rosemary Neidel-Greenlee spent fifteen years combing through archives, journals, histories, and news reports, and gathering thousands of eyewitness accounts, letters, and interviews for this unprecedented chronicle...

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I Am an Emotional Creature
I Am an Emotional Creature
Written by Eve Ensler
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ISBN: 9780345519733
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I Am an Emotional Creature
The Secret Life of Girls Around the World
Written by Eve Ensler


Format: eBook, 176 pages
On Sale: February 9, 2010
Price: $11.99

In this daring book, internationally acclaimed author and playwright Eve Ensler offers fictional monologues and stories inspired by girls around the globe. Fierce, tender, and smart, I Am an Emotional Creature is a celebration of the authentic voice inside every girl and an inspiring call to action for girls everywhere to speak up... Read more >
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Dating Jesus
Dating Jesus
Written by Susan Campbell
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ISBN: 9780807010723
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Dating Jesus
A Story of Fundamentalism, Feminism, and the American Girl
Written by Susan Campbell


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: February 1, 2010
Price: $16.00

By the age of twelve, Susan Campbell had been flirting with Jesus for some time, and in her mind, Jesus had been flirting back. Why wouldn't he? She went to his house three times a week, listened to his stories, loudly and lustily sang songs to him. She even professed her... Read more >
Jubilee Time
Jubilee Time
Written by Maria Harris
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ISBN: 9780307573582
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Jubilee Time
Celebrating Women, Spirit, And The Advent Of Age
Written by Maria Harris


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: December 30, 2009
Price: $13.99

In keeping with the bestselling When I Am an Old Woman I Shall Wear Purple, and Gail Sheehy's New Passages, Jubilee Time celebrates the freedom, opportunities, and power of older women, who are too often maligned in our youth-obsessed culture.  Based on the Jubilee passage in Leviticus--"You shall hallow the fiftieth year.  It... Read more >
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Backlash
Backlash
Written by Susan Faludi
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ISBN: 9780307426871
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Backlash
The Undeclared War Against American Women
Written by Susan Faludi


Format: eBook, 592 pages
On Sale: November 18, 2009
Price: $13.99

Skillfully Probing the Attack on Women’s Rights

“Opting-out,” “security moms,” “desperate housewives,” “the new baby fever”—the trend stories of 2006 leave no doubt that American women are still being barraged by the same backlash messages that Susan Faludi brilliantly exposed in her 1991 bestselling book of revelations. Now, the book that reignited... Read more >
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The Fire This Time
The Fire This Time
Edited by Vivien Labaton and Dawn Lundy Martin
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ISBN: 9780307484895
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The Fire This Time
Young Activists and the New Feminism
Edited by Vivien Labaton and Dawn Lundy Martin


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: June 3, 2009
Price: $13.99

Young feminists today are becoming activists on behalf of many causes beyond the classic—and indispensable--feminist ones of reproductive rights and equal pay for equal work. In The Fire This Time, Dawn Martin, one of four founders of The Third Wave Foundation--a multiracial, multi-issue, and multicultural activist organization--and Vivien Labaton, its first... Read more >
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A Piece of My Heart
A Piece of My Heart
Written by Keith Walker
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ISBN: 9780307542359
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A Piece of My Heart
The Stories of 26 American Women Who Served in Vietnam
Written by Keith Walker


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: January 21, 2009
Price: $12.99

A decade after America pulled out of Vietnam, the seeds of the often heart- wrenching oral history, A Piece of My Heart, were sown when writer and filmmaker Keith Walker met a woman who had been an emergency room nurse in Cu Chi and Da Nang. She and 25 others recount... Read more >
No Turning Back
No Turning Back
Written by Estelle Freedman
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ISBN: 9780307416247
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No Turning Back
The History of Feminism and the Future of Women
Written by Estelle Freedman


Format: eBook, 464 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $12.99

Repeatedly declared dead by the media, the women’s movement has never been as vibrant as it is today. Indeed as Stanford professor and award-winning author Estelle B. Freedman argues in her compelling new book, feminism has reached a critical momentum from which there is no turning back. A truly global movement... Read more >
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The War on Choice
The War on Choice
Written by Gloria Feldt
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ISBN: 9780307418616
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The War on Choice
The Right-Wing Attack on Women's Rights and How to Fight Back
Written by Gloria Feldt


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $11.99

Accessible and impassioned, here is an eye-opening look at the right wing strategy to reverse the gains American women have made over the past 50 years. The War on Choice chronicles the actions being taken at the highest levels of government to turn back the clock on women's rights.

With the... Read more >
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Sister Outsider
Sister Outsider
Written by Audre Lorde, Foreword by Cheryl Clarke
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ISBN: 9781580911863
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Sister Outsider
Essays and Speeches
Written by Audre Lorde
Foreword by Cheryl Clarke


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: August 1, 2007
Price: $16.99

Presenting the essential writings of black lesbian poet and feminist writer Audre Lorde, SISTER OUTSIDER celebrates an influential voice in twentieth-century literature. In this charged collection of fifteen essays and speeches, Lorde takes on sexism, racism, ageism, homophobia, and class, and propounds social difference as a vehicle for action and change... Read more >
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Feminist Philosophy And Science Fiction
Feminist Philosophy And Science Fiction
Edited by Judith A. Little
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ISBN: 9781591024149
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Feminist Philosophy And Science Fiction
Utopias And Dystopias
Edited by Judith A. Little


Format: Trade Paperback, 411 pages
On Sale: July 31, 2007
Price: $27.99

This accessible and provocative collection of science fiction acquaints readers with cutting-edge gender controversies in moral and political philosophy. By imagining future worlds that defy our most basic assumptions about sex and gender, freedom and equality, and ethical values, the anthology’s authors not only challenge traditional standards of morality and justice... Read more >
The New Single Woman
The New Single Woman
Written by E. Kay Trimberger
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ISBN: 9780807065235
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The New Single Woman

Written by E. Kay Trimberger


Format: Trade Paperback, 344 pages
On Sale: October 15, 2006
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Drawing on stories from diverse women who have been single for many years, Trimberger explodes the idea that fulfillment comes only through coupling with a soulmate. Instead she presents an exciting new identity for women in the twenty-first century: the new single woman--a woman who is content with her single life.

These... Read more >
Backlash
Backlash
Written by Susan Faludi
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ISBN: 9780307345424
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Backlash
The Undeclared War Against American Women
Written by Susan Faludi


Format: Trade Paperback, 594 pages
On Sale: August 15, 2006
Price: $15.99

Skillfully Probing the Attack on Women’s Rights

“Opting-out,” “security moms,” “desperate housewives,” “the new baby fever”—the trend stories of 2006 leave no doubt that American women are still being barraged by the same backlash messages that Susan Faludi brilliantly exposed in her 1991 bestselling book of revelations. Now, the book that reignited... Read more >
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The Coming of Lilith
The Coming of Lilith
Written by Judith Plaskow, Edited by Donna Berman
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ISBN: 9780807036235
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The Coming of Lilith
Essays on Feminism, Judaism, and Sexual Ethics, 1972-2003
Written by Judith Plaskow
Edited by Donna Berman


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: July 15, 2005
Price: $20.00

This first collection of Judith Plaskow's essays and short writings traces her scholarly and personal journey from her early days as a graduate student through her pioneering contributions to both feminist theology and Jewish feminism to her recent work in sexual ethics.

Accessibly organized into four sections, the collection begins with several... Read more >
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