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The Big Lie
The Big Lie
Written by Tanya Selvaratnam
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781616148454
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The Big Lie
Motherhood, Feminism, and the Reality of the Biological Clock
Written by Tanya Selvaratnam


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: January 7, 2014
Price: $19.95

A candid assessment of the pros and cons of delayed motherhood.
 

     Biology does not bend to feminist ideals and science does not work miracles. That is the message of this eye-opening discussion of the consequences of delayed motherhood. Part personal account, part manifesto, Selvaratnam recounts her emotional journey through multiple miscarriages after... Read more >
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The Big Lie
Motherhood, Feminism, and the Reality of the Biological Clock
Written by Tanya Selvaratnam


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 7, 2014
Price: $11.99

A candid assessment of the pros and cons of delayed motherhood.
 

     Biology does not bend to feminist ideals and science does not work miracles. That is the message of this eye-opening discussion of the consequences of delayed motherhood. Part personal account, part manifesto, Selvaratnam recounts her emotional journey through multiple miscarriages after... Read more >
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Game Face
Game Face
Written by Jane Gottesman, Foreword by Penny Marshall
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ISBN: 9780307525680
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Game Face
What Does a Female Athlete Look Like?
Written by Jane Gottesman
Foreword by Penny Marshall


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: November 20, 2013
Price: $14.99

On playing fields and street corners, in backyards and gyms, the people in this arresting array of pictures are unselfconsciously exploring the physical and emotional pleasures of competition and play. Each image offers an affirming and satisfying answer to the question at the heart of Game Face: What do girls and... Read more >
Out of Time
Out of Time
Written by Lynne Segal, Introduction by Elaine Showalter
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781781681398
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Out of Time
The Pleasures and the Perils of Ageing
Written by Lynne Segal
Introduction by Elaine Showalter


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
On Sale: November 5, 2013
Price: $26.95

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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Out of Time
The Pleasures and the Perils of Ageing
Written by Lynne Segal
Introduction by Elaine Showalter


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: November 5, 2013
Price: $26.95

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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We Band of Angels
We Band of Angels
Written by Elizabeth Norman
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ISBN: 9780812984842
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We Band of Angels
The Untold Story of the American Women Trapped on Bataan
Written by Elizabeth Norman


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: October 29, 2013
Price: $16.00

In the fall of 1941, the Philippines was a gardenia-scented paradise for the American Army and Navy nurses stationed there. War was a distant rumor, life a routine of easy shifts and dinners under the stars. On December 8 all that changed, as Japanese bombs began raining down on American bases... Read more >
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For Her Own Good
For Her Own Good
Written by Barbara Ehrenreich and Deirdre English
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ISBN: 9780307764164
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For Her Own Good
Two Centuries of the Experts Advice to Women
Written by Barbara Ehrenreich and Deirdre English


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: October 2, 2013
Price: $11.99

A provocative new perspective on female history, the history of American medicine and psychology, and the history of child-rearing unlike any other. Read more >
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The XX Factor
The XX Factor
Written by Alison Wolf
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307590404
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The XX Factor
How the Rise of Working Women Has Created a Far Less Equal World
Written by Alison Wolf


Format: Hardcover, 416 pages
On Sale: October 1, 2013
Price: $26.00

Noted British academic and journalist Alison Wolf offers a surprising and thoughtful study of the professional elite, and  examines the causes—and limits—of women’s rise and the consequences of their difficult choices.

The gender gap is closing. Today, for the first time in history, tens of millions of women are spending more time... Read more >
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The XX Factor
The XX Factor
Written by Alison Wolf
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ISBN: 9780307590428
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The XX Factor
How the Rise of Working Women Has Created a Far Less Equal World
Written by Alison Wolf


Format: eBook, 416 pages
On Sale: October 1, 2013
Price: $13.99

Noted British academic and journalist Alison Wolf offers a surprising and thoughtful study of the professional elite, and  examines the causes—and limits—of women’s rise and the consequences of their difficult choices.

The gender gap is closing. Today, for the first time in history, tens of millions of women are spending more time... Read more >
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Women Lawyers
Women Lawyers
Written by Mona Harrington
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307831569
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Women Lawyers
Rewriting the Rules
Written by Mona Harrington


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: September 11, 2013
Price: $12.99

The very presence of women in the law—normal as it may seem to us today—signals revolutionary change in a social order that for centuries entrusted control over its rules to men. Mona Harrington examines both the problems women meet when they claim equal authority as rule makers, and the impact of... Read more >
A Woman's View
A Woman's View
Written by Jeanine Basinger
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ISBN: 9780307831545
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A Woman's View
How Hollywood Spoke to Women, 1930-1960
Written by Jeanine Basinger


Format: eBook, 528 pages
On Sale: September 4, 2013
Price: $18.99

Now, Voyager, Stella Dallas, Leaver Her to Heaven, Imitation of Life, Mildred Pierce, Gilda…these are only a few of the hundreds of “women’s films” that poured out of Hollywood during the thirties, forties, and fifties. The films were widely disparate in subject, sentiment, and technique, they nonetheless shared one dual purpose... Read more >
Gaga Feminism
Gaga Feminism
Written by J. Jack Halberstam
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807010976
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Gaga Feminism
Sex, Gender, and the End of Normal
Written by J. Jack Halberstam


Format: Trade Paperback, 184 pages
On Sale: September 3, 2013
Price: $17.00

A roadmap to sex and gender for the twenty-first century, using Lady Gaga as a symbol for a new kind of feminism

Why are so many women single, so many men resisting marriage, and so many gays and lesbians having babies? 
 
In Gaga Feminism: Sex, Gender, and the End of Normal, J. Jack Halberstam... Read more >
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Necessary Dreams
Necessary Dreams
Written by Anna Fels
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307834133
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Necessary Dreams
Ambition in Women's Changing Lives
Written by Anna Fels


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: July 17, 2013
Price: $12.99

In this groundbreaking book about how women perceive, are prepared for, and cope with ambition and achievement, psychiatrist Anna Fels examines ambition at the deepest psychological level. Cutting to the core of what ambition can provide—the essential elements of a fulfilling life—Fels describes why, for women but not for men, ambition... Read more >
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Bodies of Subversion
Bodies of Subversion
Written by Margot Mifflin
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781576876664
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Bodies of Subversion
A Secret History of Women and Tattoo, Third Edition
Written by Margot Mifflin


Format: Hardcover, 160 pages
On Sale: June 25, 2013
Price: $39.95

Bodies of Subversion was the first history of women's tattoo art when it was released in 1997, providing a fascinating excursion to a subculture that dates back to the nineteenth-century and including many never-before-seen photos of tattooed women from the last century. Newly revised and expanded, it remains the only book to... Read more >
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A Wasp Among Eagles
A Woman Military Test Pilot in World War II
Written by Ann Carl


Format: eBook, 152 pages
On Sale: June 4, 2013
Price: $14.95

Before World War II most Americans did not believe that the average woman could fly professionally, but during the war more than a thousand women pilots proved them wrong. These were the Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASPs), who served as military flyers on the home front. In March 1944 one of... Read more >
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The Bonds of Love
The Bonds of Love
Written by Jessica Benjamin
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ISBN: 9780307833303
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The Bonds of Love
Psychoanalysis, Feminism, & the Problem of Domination
Written by Jessica Benjamin


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: May 1, 2013
Price: $14.99

Why do people submit to authority and derive pleasure even others have over them? What is the appeal of domination and submission, and why are they so prevalent in erotic life? Why is it so difficult for men and women to meet as equals? Why, indeed, do hey continue to recapitulate... Read more >
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Holistic Beauty from the Inside Out
Holistic Beauty from the Inside Out
Written by Julie Gabriel
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ISBN: 9781609804619
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Holistic Beauty from the Inside Out
Your Complete Guide to Natural Health, Nutrition, and Skincare
Written by Julie Gabriel


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: April 30, 2013
Price: $19.95

Celebrated author of The Green Beauty Guide Julie Gabriel presents a comprehensive yet simple book that brings all four corners of the natural beauty paradigm together: natural skincare, holistic nutrition, stress-relief, and healthy lifestyle. A holistic nutritionist, Gabriel teaches her reader how to 'eat yourself beautiful' using building blocks from a wholesome diet, and...

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Single Mothers by Choice
Single Mothers by Choice
Written by Jane Mattes
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307831316
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Single Mothers by Choice
A Guidebook for Single Women Who Are Considering or Have Chosen Motherhood
Written by Jane Mattes


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: April 24, 2013
Price: $11.99

The first handbook for the rapidly growing number of American women choosing single motherhood, written by the director of the national organization, Single Mothers by Choice. Read more >
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The Last Men on Top
The Last Men on Top
Written by Susan Jacoby
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ISBN: 9780307908476
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The Last Men on Top

Written by Susan Jacoby


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: April 23, 2013
Price: $2.99

A feminist—and the bestselling author of The Age of American Unreason—looks back at the last pre-feminist generation of men who supposedly had it all and asks: what exactly did they have?

How fabulous was life for men in the 1950s and early 1960s? How real is the world depicted by a television... Read more >
Dakini Power
Dakini Power
Written by Michaela Haas
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ISBN: 9781559394079
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Dakini Power
Twelve Extraordinary Women Shaping the Transmission of Tibetan Buddhism in the West
Written by Michaela Haas


Format: Trade Paperback, 344 pages
On Sale: April 9, 2013
Price: $16.95

How 12 Tibetan Buddhist Teachers Succeed in Merging East and West - including Pema Chödrön, Joan Halifax, and Thubten Chodron, among others

Personal reflections and life stories from 12 contemporary female Tibetan Buddhist teachers, both Westerners and Tibetans, who share insights into how they discovered their true calling, overcame barriers, and developed... Read more >
Holistic Beauty from the Inside Out
Your Complete Guide to Natural Health, Nutrition, and Skincare
Written by Julie Gabriel


Format: eBook
On Sale: April 9, 2013
Price: $19.95

Celebrated author of The Green Beauty Guide Julie Gabriel presents a comprehensive yet simple book that brings all four corners of the natural beauty paradigm together: natural skincare, holistic nutrition, stress-relief, and healthy lifestyle. A holistic nutritionist, Gabriel teaches her reader how to 'eat yourself beautiful' using building blocks from a wholesome diet, and...

Read more >
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Generation Roe
Inside the Future of the Pro-Choice Movement
Written by Sarah Erdreich


Format: eBook
On Sale: April 2, 2013
Price: $16.95

Strong support among women was key to Obama’s reelection. At the start of his second term, it is time for Barack Obama, forty years after Roe v. Wade, to finally help lead us to demystify abortion. One-third of all American women will have an abortion by the time they are 45, and most... Read more >
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Generation Roe
Generation Roe
Written by Sarah Erdreich
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ISBN: 9781609804589
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Generation Roe
Inside the Future of the Pro-Choice Movement
Written by Sarah Erdreich


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: March 26, 2013
Price: $16.95

Strong support among women was key to Obama’s reelection. At the start of his second term, it is time for Barack Obama, forty years after Roe v. Wade, to finally help lead us to demystify abortion. One-third of all American women will have an abortion by the time they are 45, and most... Read more >
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Sex and the Citadel
Sex and the Citadel
Written by Shereen El Feki
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307377395
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Sex and the Citadel
Intimate Life in a Changing Arab World
Written by Shereen El Feki


Format: Hardcover, 368 pages
On Sale: March 12, 2013
Price: $28.95

**Kirkus Best Books of the Year (2013)**

If you really want to know a people, start by looking inside their bedrooms.
 
As political change sweeps the streets and squares, the parliaments and presidential palaces of the Arab world, Shereen El Feki has been looking at an upheaval a little closer to home—in the...

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Sex and the Citadel
Sex and the Citadel
Written by Shereen El Feki
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ISBN: 9780307907431
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Sex and the Citadel
Intimate Life in a Changing Arab World
Written by Shereen El Feki


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: March 12, 2013
Price: $12.99

**Kirkus Best Books of the Year (2013)**

If you really want to know a people, start by looking inside their bedrooms.
 
As political change sweeps the streets and squares, the parliaments and presidential palaces of the Arab world, Shereen El Feki has been looking at an upheaval a little closer to home—in the...

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