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The Essential Feminist Reader
The Essential Feminist Reader
Edited by Estelle Freedman
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812974607
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The Essential Feminist Reader

Edited by Estelle Freedman


Format: Trade Paperback, 496 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2007
Price: $17.95

Including: Susan B. Anthony Simone de Beauvoir W.E.B. Du Bois Hélène Cixous Betty Friedan Charlotte Perkins Gilman Emma Goldman Guerrilla Girls Ding Ling • Audre Lorde John Stuart Mill Christine de Pizan Adrienne Rich Margaret Sanger Huda Shaarawi • Sojourner Truth Mary Wollstonecraft Virginia Woolf

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Women Who Love Sex
Women Who Love Sex
Written by Gina Ogden
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590305034
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Women Who Love Sex
Ordinary Women Describe Their Paths to Pleasure, Intimacy, and Ecstasy
Written by Gina Ogden


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: September 11, 2007
Price: $21.95

Wonderful sex does more than melt both body and soul; it brings power, energy, and deep satisfaction to all aspects of our lives. In this unique book, women who consider themselves highly sexually responsive talk in intimate detail about what gives them the greatest pleasure. They redefine sex—based on how women... Read more >
Ani DiFranco
Ani DiFranco
Written by Ani DiFranco
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781583228234
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Ani DiFranco
Verses
Written by Ani DiFranco


Format: Hardcover, 96 pages
On Sale: September 4, 2007
Price: $18.95

With eight Grammy nominations and sales of over 4.5 million, Ani DiFranco is one of America’s most fiercely independent and beloved musicians, as well as an outspoken voice of conscience. For the first time, she releases a book of poetry and paintings, capturing her essential artistry that has helped define and... Read more >
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Women Who Light the Dark
Women Who Light the Dark
Photographed by Paola Gianturco, Foreword by Kavita Ramdas
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781576873960
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Women Who Light the Dark

Photographed by Paola Gianturco
Foreword by Kavita Ramdas


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2007
Price: $45.00

Across the world, local women are helping one another tackle the problems that darken their lives—domestic violence, sex trafficking, war, poverty, illiteracy, discrimination, inequality, malnutrition, disease. These women may lack material resources, but they possess a wealth of an even more precious resource: imagination—their imaginations light the dark.

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Harriet Tubman
Harriet Tubman
Written by Beverly Lowry
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385502917
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Harriet Tubman
Imagining a Life
Written by Beverly Lowry


Format: Hardcover, 432 pages
On Sale: June 12, 2007
Price: $26.00

“I am at peace with God and all mankind.”
—Harriet Tubman to Mary Talbert, on the occasion of their last visit, 1913

Now, from the award-winning novelist and biographer, an astonishing reimagining of the remarkable life of Harriet Tubman—the “Moses of Her People.”

During her lifetime Harriet Tubman was an escaped slave, lumberjack, laundress...

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Dear Diary
Dear Diary
Written by Lesley Arfin, Introduction by Chloe Sevigny
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781576873830
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Dear Diary

Written by Lesley Arfin
Introduction by Chloe Sevigny


Format: Hardcover, 288 pages
On Sale: June 1, 2007
Price: $20.00

A collection of a girl's funniest diary entries from 12 to 25 years old. She updates each entry by tracking down the people involved and asking awkward questions like, "Do you remember when I tried to beat you up?" Sometimes old friends apologize. Sometimes they become new enemies. No matter who... Read more >
Dr. Rice in the House
Dr. Rice in the House
Edited by Amy Scholder
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781583227619
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Dr. Rice in the House

Edited by Amy Scholder


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: May 8, 2007
Price: $13.95

We have been bombarded by images of the U.S. Secretary of State as the Great Diplomat, walking onto the tarmac of a foreign country as if she were a rock star, an intellectual giant, and the embodiment of the American dream all rolled into one. Meanwhile, she has spoken out against... Read more >
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The Short Life and Long Times of Mrs. Beeton
The Short Life and Long Times of Mrs. Beeton
Written by Kathryn Hughes
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307278661
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The Short Life and Long Times of Mrs. Beeton
The First Domestic Goddess
Written by Kathryn Hughes


Format: Trade Paperback, 496 pages
On Sale: May 8, 2007
Price: $18.95

In Victorian England there was only one fail-safe authority on matters ranging from fashion to puddings to scullery maids: Beeton’s Book of Household Management. In this delightful, superbly researched biography, award-winning historian Kathryn Hughes pulls back the lace curtains to reveal the woman behind the book--Mrs. Beeton, the first domestic diva...

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Hypatia of Alexandria
Hypatia of Alexandria
Written by Michael Deakin
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781591025207
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Hypatia of Alexandria
Mathematician and Martyr
Written by Michael Deakin


Format: Hardcover, 222 pages
On Sale: May 1, 2007
Price: $29.99

In the late fourth and early fifth centuries of our era, Hypatia of Alexandria was the world’s greatest living mathematician and astronomer. A strikingly beautiful woman and a devoted celibate, she lived in a city as turbulent and troubled as Baghdad or Beirut is today. She achieved fame not only in... Read more >
Kabul Beauty School
Kabul Beauty School
Written by Deborah Rodriguez and Kristin Ohlson
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781588366078
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Kabul Beauty School
An American Woman Goes Behind the Veil
Written by Deborah Rodriguez and Kristin Ohlson


Format: eBook0
On Sale: April 10, 2007
Price: $11.99

Soon after the fall of the Taliban, in 2001, Deborah Rodriguez went to Afghanistan as part of a group offering humanitarian aid to this war-torn nation. Surrounded by men and women whose skills–as doctors, nurses, and therapists–seemed eminently more practical than her own, Rodriguez, a hairdresser and mother of two from... Read more >
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Mommy Wars
Mommy Wars
Written by Leslie Morgan Steiner
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ISBN: 9780812974485
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Mommy Wars
Stay-at-Home and Career Moms Face Off on Their Choices, Their Lives, Their Families
Written by Leslie Morgan Steiner


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: February 27, 2007
Price: $16.00

With motherhood comes one of the toughest decisions of a woman’s life: Stay at home or pursue a career? The dilemma not only divides mothers into hostile, defensive camps but pits individual mothers against themselves. Leslie Morgan Steiner has been there. As an executive at The Washington Post, a writer, and... Read more >
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Mommy Wars
Mommy Wars
Written by Leslie Morgan Steiner
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ISBN: 9781588365989
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Mommy Wars
Stay-at-Home and Career Moms Face Off on Their Choices, Their Lives, Their Families
Written by Leslie Morgan Steiner


Format: eBook0
On Sale: February 27, 2007
Price: $13.99

With motherhood comes one of the toughest decisions of a woman’s life: Stay at home or pursue a career? The dilemma not only divides mothers into hostile, defensive camps but pits individual mothers against themselves. Leslie Morgan Steiner has been there. As an executive at The Washington Post, a writer, and... Read more >
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Flapper
Flapper
Written by Joshua Zeitz
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781400080540
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Flapper
A Madcap Story of Sex, Style, Celebrity, and the Women Who Made America Modern
Written by Joshua Zeitz


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: February 6, 2007
Price: $15.00

Blithely flinging aside the Victorian manners that kept her disapproving mother corseted, the New Woman of the 1920s puffed cigarettes, snuck gin, hiked her hemlines, danced the Charleston, and necked in roadsters. More important, she earned her own keep, controlled her own destiny, and secured liberties that modern women take for... Read more >
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The New Single Woman
The New Single Woman
Written by E. Kay Trimberger
Format: Trade Paperback
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
Price: $16.00

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.

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The Other Side of War
The Other Side of War
Written by Zainab Salbi
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780792262114
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The Other Side of War
Women's Stories of Survival and Hope
Written by Zainab Salbi


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: September 19, 2006
Price: $28.00

Zainab Salbi's media profile soared with her first book, Between Two Worlds, a memoir of growing up in Saddam Hussein's inner circle. She has been a guest on "Oprah," has been interviewed by Katie Couric, Al Franken, and George Stephanopoulos, and has been profiled in the New York Times, The Washington... Read more >
Viva Colores
Viva Colores
Text by David Hill, Photographed by Paola Ginaturco
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781576873359
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Viva Colores
A Salute to the Indomitable People of Guatemala
Text by David Hill
Photographed by Paola Ginaturco


Format: Hardcover, 144 pages
On Sale: September 1, 2006
Price: $39.95

The joyful cacophony of color that envelopes visitors to Guatemala may seem misplaced at first. After all, the nation has only recently emerged from a 36-year civil war that destroyed its infrastructure and claimed more than a million lives. But to the authors of ¡Viva Colores!: A Salute to the Indomitable... 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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Storming Caesar's Palace
Storming Caesar's Palace
Written by Annelise Orleck
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ISBN: 9780807050316
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Storming Caesar's Palace
How Black Mothers Fought Their Own War on Poverty
Written by Annelise Orleck


Format: Trade Paperback, 376 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2006
Price: $27.00

In Storming Caesars Palace, historian Annelise Orleck tells the compelling story of how a group of welfare mothers built one of this country's most successful antipoverty programs. Declaring "We can do it and do it better," these women proved that poor mothers are the real experts on poverty. In 1972 they... Read more >
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A World Apart
A World Apart
Written by Cristina Rathbone
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ISBN: 9780812971095
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A World Apart
Women, Prison, and Life Behind Bars
Written by Cristina Rathbone


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: June 13, 2006
Price: $16.00

“Life in a women’s prison is full of surprises,” writes Cristina Rathbone in her landmark account of life at MCI-Framingham. And so it is. After two intense court battles with prison officials, Rathbone gained unprecedented access to the otherwise invisible women of the oldest running women’s prison in America.

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The Friend Who Got Away
The Friend Who Got Away
Written by Jenny Offill and Elissa Schappell
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780767917193
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The Friend Who Got Away
Twenty Women's True Life Tales of Friendships that Blew Up, Burned Out or Faded Away
Written by Jenny Offill and Elissa Schappell


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: May 9, 2006
Price: $14.95

Losing a friend can be as painful and as agonizing as a divorce or the end of a love affair, yet it is rarely written about or even discussed. THE FRIEND WHO GOT AWAY is the first book to address this near-universal experience, bringing together the brave, eloquent voices of writers... Read more >
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Witnessing History
One Chinese Woman's Fight for Freedom
Written by Jennifer Zeng


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: May 1, 2006
Price: $25.00

Zheng (Jennifer) Zeng was a graduate in science from Beijing University. She was a wife, a mother, and a Communist Party member. But because she followed a spiritual practice called Falun Gong, her life in China was shattered. Adhering to the practice's simple tenets of Truth, Compassion, and Forbearance, she was... Read more >
Pees on Earth
Pees on Earth
Contribution by Annie Sprinkle, Photographed by Ellen Jong
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781576873175
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Pees on Earth

Contribution by Annie Sprinkle
Photographed by Ellen Jong


Format: Hardcover, 112 pages
On Sale: April 27, 2006
Price: $29.95

In 1998, Ellen Jong was at a party on Canal Street in New York’s TriBeCa. As the bathroom line was too long, she headed to the street to take a leak. Jong squatted just behind some junked furniture on the curb of the sidewalk, and her pee trickled down like wet... Read more >
The Shere Hite Reader
The Shere Hite Reader
Written by Shere Hite
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781583225684
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The Shere Hite Reader
New and Selected Writings on Sex, Globalism, and Private Life
Written by Shere Hite


Format: Trade Paperback, 560 pages
On Sale: April 4, 2006
Price: $24.95

The Shere Hite Reader presents wide-ranging analysis on the individual and society from a renowned thinker on psychosexual development. The book includes new science in addition to previously published material, reflecting Hite's three decades of work probing the roots of human identity through questionnaires and theory.
For the first time Hite formalizes... Read more >
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My Sister, Guard Your Veil; My Brother, Guard Your Eyes
My Sister, Guard Your Veil; My Brother, Guard Your Eyes
Edited by Lila Azam Zanganeh
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ISBN: 9780807004630
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My Sister, Guard Your Veil; My Brother, Guard Your Eyes
Uncensored Iranian Voices
Edited by Lila Azam Zanganeh


Format: Trade Paperback, 152 pages
On Sale: April 1, 2006
Price: $16.00

In the first anthology of its kind, Lila Azam Zanganeh argues that although Iran looms large in the American imagination, it is grossly misunderstood-seen either as the third pillar of Bush's infamous "axis of evil" or as a nation teeming with youths clamoring for revolution.

This collection showcases the real scope and... Read more >
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My Sister, Guard Your Veil; My Brother, Guard Your Eyes
Uncensored Iranian Voices
Edited by Lila Azam Zanganeh


Format: eBook0
On Sale: April 1, 2006
Price: $16.00

In the first anthology of its kind, Lila Azam Zanganeh argues that although Iran looms large in the American imagination, it is grossly misunderstood-seen either as the third pillar of Bush's infamous "axis of evil" or as a nation teeming with youths clamoring for revolution.

This collection showcases the real scope and... Read more >
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