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Progress: A Personal Journey in Feminism
Progress: A Personal Journey in Feminism
Written by Katharine Graham, Introduction by Katharine Weymouth
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781101911471
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Progress: A Personal Journey in Feminism

Written by Katharine Graham
Introduction by Katharine Weymouth


Format: eBook, 32 pages
On Sale: November 25, 2014
Price: $0.99

An eBook short.

From Katharine Graham’s Pulitzer Prize-winning memoir Personal History, a stirring narrative of how the legendary publisher of the Washington Post became a feminist. With an introduction from her granddaughter, Katharine Weymouth, publisher of the Post until 2014.
 
Katharine Graham was the newspaper mogul who piloted the Washington Post through... Read more >
Ma, I'm Gettin Meself a New Mammy

Written by Martha Long


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 16, 2014
Price: $23.95

After numerous arrests for shoplifting, Martha is sent to the convent where, the judge rules, she is to get an education. Martha is relieved to be out of the clutches of her horrible drunken stepfather, Jackser, and her feckless mother, Sally, but anxious about what awaits. Her days in the convent... Read more >
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The Underground Girls of Kabul
The Underground Girls of Kabul
Written by Jenny Nordberg, Read by Kirsten Potter
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780804166317
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The Underground Girls of Kabul
In Search of a Hidden Resistance in Afghanistan
Written by Jenny Nordberg
Read by Kirsten Potter


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: September 16, 2014
Price: $20.00

An investigative journalist uncovers a hidden custom that will transform your understanding of what it means to grow up as a girl

In Afghanistan, a culture ruled almost entirely by men, the birth of a son is cause for celebration and the arrival of a daughter is often mourned as misfortune. A...

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The Underground Girls of Kabul
The Underground Girls of Kabul
Written by Jenny Nordberg
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ISBN: 9780307952516
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The Underground Girls of Kabul
In Search of a Hidden Resistance in Afghanistan
Written by Jenny Nordberg


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: September 16, 2014
Price: $12.99

An investigative journalist uncovers a hidden custom that will transform your understanding of what it means to grow up as a girl

In Afghanistan, a culture ruled almost entirely by men, the birth of a son is cause for celebration and the arrival of a daughter is often mourned as misfortune. A...

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The Underground Girls of Kabul
The Underground Girls of Kabul
Written by Jenny Nordberg
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307952493
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The Underground Girls of Kabul
In Search of a Hidden Resistance in Afghanistan
Written by Jenny Nordberg


Format: Hardcover, 368 pages
On Sale: September 16, 2014
Price: $25.00

An investigative journalist uncovers a hidden custom that will transform your understanding of what it means to grow up as a girl

In Afghanistan, a culture ruled almost entirely by men, the birth of a son is cause for celebration and the arrival of a daughter is often mourned as misfortune. A...

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Off the Sidelines
Off the Sidelines
Written by Kirsten Gillibrand, Foreword by Hillary Rodham Clinton
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780804179072
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Off the Sidelines
Raise Your Voice, Change the World
Written by Kirsten Gillibrand
Foreword by Hillary Rodham Clinton


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2014
Price: $26.00

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Foreword by Hillary Rodham Clinton

Fourteen years before Kirsten Gillibrand succeeded Hillary Rodham Clinton as senator from New York, she heard her future mentor say these life-changing words: “Decisions are being made every day in Washington, and if you are not part of those decisions, you might... Read more >
Off the Sidelines
Off the Sidelines
Written by Kirsten Gillibrand, Foreword by Hillary Rodham Clinton
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Off the Sidelines
Raise Your Voice, Change the World
Written by Kirsten Gillibrand
Foreword by Hillary Rodham Clinton


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2014
Price: $12.99

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Foreword by Hillary Rodham Clinton

Fourteen years before Kirsten Gillibrand succeeded Hillary Rodham Clinton as senator from New York, she heard her future mentor say these life-changing words: “Decisions are being made every day in Washington, and if you are not part of those decisions, you might... Read more >
Off the Sidelines
Off the Sidelines
Written by Kirsten Gillibrand, Read by Kirsten Gillibrand and Susan Denaker, Foreword by Hillary Rodham Clinton
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780553397352
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Off the Sidelines
Raise Your Voice, Change the World
Written by Kirsten Gillibrand
Read by Kirsten Gillibrand and Susan Denaker
Foreword by Hillary Rodham Clinton


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: September 9, 2014
Price: $35.00

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Foreword by Hillary Rodham Clinton

Fourteen years before Kirsten Gillibrand succeeded Hillary Rodham Clinton as senator from New York, she heard her future mentor say these life-changing words: “Decisions are being made every day in Washington, and if you are not part of those decisions, you might... Read more >
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Off the Sidelines
Off the Sidelines
Written by Kirsten Gillibrand, Read by Kirsten Gillibrand and Susan Denaker, Foreword by Hillary Rodham Clinton
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780553397369
Our Price: $20.00

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Off the Sidelines
Raise Your Voice, Change the World
Written by Kirsten Gillibrand
Read by Kirsten Gillibrand and Susan Denaker
Foreword by Hillary Rodham Clinton


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: September 9, 2014
Price: $20.00

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Foreword by Hillary Rodham Clinton

Fourteen years before Kirsten Gillibrand succeeded Hillary Rodham Clinton as senator from New York, she heard her future mentor say these life-changing words: “Decisions are being made every day in Washington, and if you are not part of those decisions, you might... Read more >
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Out of Time
Out of Time
Written by Lynne Segal and Elaine Showalter
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781781682999
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Out of Time
The Pleasures and the Perils of Ageing
Written by Lynne Segal and Elaine Showalter


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2014
Price: $19.95

A brave book with a polemical argument on the paradoxes, struggles and advantages of aging.

How old am I? Don’t ask, don’t tell. As the baby boomers approach their sixth or seventh decade, they are faced with new challenges and questions of politics and identity. In the footsteps of Simone de Beauvoir... Read more >
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Price of Fame
Price of Fame
Written by Sylvia Jukes Morris
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780679457114
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Price of Fame
The Honorable Clare Boothe Luce
Written by Sylvia Jukes Morris


Format: Hardcover, 752 pages
On Sale: June 17, 2014
Price: $35.00

“I hope I shall have ambition until the day I die,” Clare Boothe Luce told her biographer Sylvia Jukes Morris. Price of Fame, the concluding volume of the life of an exceptionally brilliant polymath, chronicles Luce’s progress from the early months of World War II, when, as an eye-catching Congresswoman and... Read more >
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Price of Fame
Price of Fame
Written by Sylvia Jukes Morris
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804179690
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Price of Fame
The Honorable Clare Boothe Luce
Written by Sylvia Jukes Morris


Format: eBook, 752 pages
On Sale: June 17, 2014
Price: $13.99

“I hope I shall have ambition until the day I die,” Clare Boothe Luce told her biographer Sylvia Jukes Morris. Price of Fame, the concluding volume of the life of an exceptionally brilliant polymath, chronicles Luce’s progress from her arrival on Capitol Hill through her career as a diplomat, prolific journalist... Read more >
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Feminism
Feminism
Written by Miriam Schneir
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804152464
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Feminism
The Essential Historical Writings
Written by Miriam Schneir


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: June 11, 2014
Price: $16.99

Here are the essential historical writings of feminism. Many of these works, long out of print or forgotten in what Miriam Schneir describes as a male-dominated literary tradition, are finally brought out of obscurity and into the light of contemporary analysis and criticism. Included are more than forty selections, coveting 150... Read more >
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Hillbilly Women
Hillbilly Women
Written by Skye Moody
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804173698
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Hillbilly Women
Struggle and Survival in Southern Appalachia
Written by Skye Moody


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: May 6, 2014
Price: $11.99

“This book tells what it means to be a woman when you are poor, when you are proud, and when you are a hillbilly.”

First published in 1973, Skye Moody’s Hillbilly Women shares the stunning and raw oral histories of nineteen women in twentieth-century Southern Appalachia, from their day-to-day struggles for... Read more >
Warrior Queens
Warrior Queens
Written by Antonia Fraser
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804152693
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Warrior Queens

Written by Antonia Fraser


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: April 30, 2014
Price: $13.99

In this panoramic work of history, Lady Antonia Fraser looks at women who led armies and empires: Cleopatra, Isabella of Spain, Jinga Mbandi, Margaret Thatcher, and Indira Gandhi, among others. Read more >
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Joyous Childbirth Changes the World
Joyous Childbirth Changes the World
Written by Dr. Tadashi Yoshimura, Foreword by Ina May Gaskin
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781609805241
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Joyous Childbirth Changes the World

Written by Dr. Tadashi Yoshimura
Foreword by Ina May Gaskin


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
On Sale: April 29, 2014
Price: $16.95

“No matter how science has progressed, childbirth, in essence, has remained unchanged from ancient times . . . [It] is the last natural process left to us,” writes internationally lauded obstetrician Dr. Tadashi Yoshimura. “The fact that it has remained unchanged means that there is truth in it.” The truth and... Read more >
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Joyous Childbirth Changes the World

Written by Dr. Tadashi Yoshimura
Foreword by Ina May Gaskin


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: April 29, 2014
Price: $16.95

“No matter how science has progressed, childbirth, in essence, has remained unchanged from ancient times . . . [It] is the last natural process left to us,” writes internationally lauded obstetrician Dr. Tadashi Yoshimura. “The fact that it has remained unchanged means that there is truth in it.” The truth and... Read more >
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Lived Through This
Lived Through This
Written by Anne K. Ream, Photographed by Patrica Evans
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807033364
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Lived Through This
Listening to the Stories of Sexual Violence Survivors
Written by Anne K. Ream
Photographed by Patrica Evans


Format: Hardcover, 216 pages
On Sale: April 15, 2014
Price: $24.95

In these pages you’ll meet a community of rape and sexual violence survivors who have been shaped, but refuse to be defined, by their histories of violence. They are brave, and they are outspoken—but, mostly, they are hopeful.
 
From its insistently resolute opening essay to its final, deeply moving story... Read more >
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Lived Through This
Listening to the Stories of Sexual Violence Survivors
Written by Anne K. Ream
Photographed by Patrica Evans


Format: eBook, 216 pages
On Sale: April 15, 2014
Price: $24.95

In these pages you’ll meet a community of rape and sexual violence survivors who have been shaped, but refuse to be defined, by their histories of violence. They are brave, and they are outspoken—but, mostly, they are hopeful.
 
From its insistently resolute opening essay to its final, deeply moving story... Read more >
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Buddha's Daughters
Buddha's Daughters
Written by Andrea Miller, Edited by editors of the Shambhala Sun
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590306239
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Buddha's Daughters
Teachings from Women Who Are Shaping Buddhism in the West
Written by Andrea Miller
Edited by editors of the Shambhala Sun


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: April 8, 2014
Price: $17.95

Compelling and informative teachings by the most influential female Buddhist teachers on a wide range of topics.

Buddhism began to take root in the West at just the same time that women’s voices were arising to find expression here—after millennia of being relegated to the background. If that was a coincidence, it... Read more >
Autobiography of a Blue-eyed Devil
Autobiography of a Blue-eyed Devil
Written by Inga Muscio
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781609805203
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Autobiography of a Blue-eyed Devil
My Life and Times in a Racist, Imperialist Society
Written by Inga Muscio


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: March 25, 2014
Price: $16.95

In an updated second edition of her follow-up to the cult classic Cunt, Inga Muscio asserts that the history taught in schools and perpetuated in all areas of life in the US is, in fact, a marketing brand developed by powerful people to maintain gross inequities. With Autobiography of a Blue-Eyed... Read more >
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Autobiography of a Blue-eyed Devil
My Life and Times in a Racist, Imperialist Society
Written by Inga Muscio


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: March 18, 2014
Price: $16.95

In an updated second edition of her follow-up to the cult classic Cunt, Inga Muscio asserts that the history taught in schools and perpetuated in all areas of life in the US is, in fact, a marketing brand developed by powerful people to maintain gross inequities. With Autobiography of a Blue-Eyed... Read more >
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Ma, I'm Gettin Meself a New Mammy
Ma, I'm Gettin Meself a New Mammy
Written by Martha Long
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781609805012
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Ma, I'm Gettin Meself a New Mammy

Written by Martha Long


Format: Hardcover, 336 pages
On Sale: March 11, 2014
Price: $23.95

After numerous arrests for shoplifting, Martha is sent to the convent where, the judge rules, she is to get an education. Martha is relieved to be out of the clutches of her horrible drunken stepfather, Jackser, and her feckless mother, Sally, but anxious about what awaits. Her days in the convent... Read more >
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Women of Vision
Women of Vision
Written by National Geographic, Afterword by Elizabeth Crist, Foreword by Ann Curry, Introduction by Chris Johns
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426212727
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Women of Vision
National Geographic Photographers on Assignment
Written by National Geographic
Afterword by Elizabeth Crist
Foreword by Ann Curry
Introduction by Chris Johns


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: March 4, 2014
Price: $30.00

Women photographers have produced many of National Geographic's most powerful photo-narratives of the past decade. These talented photojournalists are celebrated in this captivating photography book, covering places and subjects around the globe and sharing the same passion and commitment to storytelling that has come to define National Geographic magazine, with more... Read more >
Killing the Black Body
Killing the Black Body
Written by Dorothy Roberts
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804152594
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Killing the Black Body
Race, Reproduction, and the Meaning of Liberty
Written by Dorothy Roberts


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: February 19, 2014
Price: $15.99

This is a no-holds-barred response to the liberal and conservative retreat from an assertive, activist, and socially transformative civil rights agenda of recent years--using a black feminist lens and the issue of  the impact of recent legislation, social policy, and welfare "reform" on black women's--especially poor black women's--control over their bodies' autonomy... Read more >
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