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The Garden Club of America
The Garden Club of America
Written by William Seale
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781588343284
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The Garden Club of America
One Hundred Years of a Growing Legacy
Written by William Seale


Format: Hardcover, 288 pages
On Sale: March 5, 2013
Price: $29.95

How women changed the American landscape from planting war victory gardens to saving the redwoods, beautifying the highway to creating horticultural standards.

In 1904, Elizabeth Price Martin founded the Garden Club of Philadelphia. In 1913, twelve garden clubs in the eastern and central United States signed an agreement to form the Garden...

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The Garden Club of America
One Hundred Years of a Growing Legacy
Written by William Seale


Format: eBook
On Sale: March 5, 2013
Price: $29.95

How women changed the American landscape from planting war victory gardens to saving the redwoods, beautifying the highway to creating horticultural standards.

In 1904, Elizabeth Price Martin founded the Garden Club of Philadelphia. In 1913, twelve garden clubs in the eastern and central United States signed an agreement to form the Garden...

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If You Knew Me You Would Care
If You Knew Me You Would Care
Edited by Zainab Salbi, Photographed by Rennio Maifredi
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781576876190
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If You Knew Me You Would Care

Edited by Zainab Salbi
Photographed by Rennio Maifredi


Format: Hardcover, 144 pages
On Sale: March 5, 2013
Price: $65.00

If You Knew Me You Would Care represents a journey taken to find women who have survived wars, violence, and poverty in order to collect their stories. The stories go beyond tears and victimhood and reveal joy, love, and forgiveness.
 
If You Knew Me You Would Care is a collaboration between women's... Read more >
Grace and Grit
Grace and Grit
Written by Lilly Ledbetter and Lanier Scott Isom
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307887948
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Grace and Grit
My Fight for Equal Pay and Fairness at Goodyear and Beyond
Written by Lilly Ledbetter and Lanier Scott Isom


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: February 26, 2013
Price: $15.00

The inspiring story of the woman at the center of the historic discrimination case that inspired the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Restoration Act--her fight for equal rights in the workplace, and how her determination became a victory for the nation

Lilly Ledbetter always knew that she was destined for something more than... Read more >
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Paradise Beneath Her Feet
Paradise Beneath Her Feet
Written by Isobel Coleman
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812978551
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Paradise Beneath Her Feet
How Women Are Transforming the Middle East
Written by Isobel Coleman


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: February 26, 2013
Price: $17.00

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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An Unquenchable Thirst
An Unquenchable Thirst
Written by Mary Johnson
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ISBN: 9780385527484
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An Unquenchable Thirst
A Memoir
Written by Mary Johnson


Format: Trade Paperback, 560 pages
On Sale: February 26, 2013
Price: $16.00

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY KIRKUS REVIEWS

“A candid, generous, and profound spiritual memoir that deserves a great deal of thoughtful discussion.”—Anne Rice

 
At seventeen, Mary Johnson experienced her calling when she saw a photo of Mother Teresa on the cover of Time magazine; eighteen months... Read more >
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Rage for Fame
Rage for Fame
Written by Sylvia Jukes Morris
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ISBN: 9780307791405
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Rage for Fame
The Ascent of Clare Booth Luce
Written by Sylvia Jukes Morris


Format: eBook, 576 pages
On Sale: February 6, 2013
Price: $13.99

A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK
 
“Her technique was simple: aim for the top,” an envious colleague wrote of Clare Boothe Luce. No American woman of the twentieth century aimed so accurately, or rose so far, as this legendary playwright, politician, and social seductress. Born in New York’s Spanish Harlem... Read more >
Schoolgirls
Schoolgirls
Written by Peggy Orenstein
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ISBN: 9780307833112
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Schoolgirls
Young Women, Self Esteem, and the Confidence Gap
Written by Peggy Orenstein


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: February 6, 2013
Price: $12.99

A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF THE YEAR

The classic account of the hurdles facing adolescent girls in America--now reissued with a new Foreword, to coincide with the award-winning author's new book on women and identity.

Inspired by a study by the American Association of University Women that showed girls' self-esteem plummeting... Read more >
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A World Without Women
A World Without Women
Written by David F Noble
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307828521
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A World Without Women
The Christian Clerical Culture of Western Science
Written by David F Noble


Format: eBook, 329 pages
On Sale: January 23, 2013
Price: $12.99

In this groundbreaking work of history, David Noble examines the origins and implications of the masculine culture of Western science and technology. He begins by asking why women have figure so little in the development of science, and then proceeds—in a fascinating and radical analysis—to trace their absence to a deep-rooted... Read more >
Bodies of Subversion
Bodies of Subversion
Written by Margot Mifflin
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781576876138
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Bodies of Subversion
A Secret History of Women and Tattoo, Third Edition
Written by Margot Mifflin


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
On Sale: January 15, 2013
Price: $23.95

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... Read more >
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CITY OF WOMEN
CITY OF WOMEN
Written by Christine Stansell
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ISBN: 9780307826503
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CITY OF WOMEN

Written by Christine Stansell


Format: eBook, 301 pages
On Sale: December 19, 2012
Price: $17.99

In this brilliant and vivid study of life in New York City during the years between the creation of the republic and the Civil War, a distinguished historian explores the position of men and women in both the poor and middle classes, the conflict between women of the laboring poor and...

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Ma, He Sold Me for a Few Cigarettes
Ma, He Sold Me for a Few Cigarettes
Written by Martha Long
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781609804145
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Ma, He Sold Me for a Few Cigarettes
A Memoir of Dublin in the 1950s
Written by Martha Long


Format: Hardcover, 480 pages
On Sale: November 13, 2012
Price: $26.95

"Not for the faint of heart, Long's story is a gritty, grueling, and heartbreaking testament to one girl's unbreakable spirit."—Publishers Weekly, starred review

When Martha Long's feckless mother hooks up with the Jackser ("that bandy aul bastard"), and starts having more babies, the abuse and poverty in the house grow more acute. Martha is... Read more >
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Ma, He Sold Me for a Few Cigarettes
A Memoir of Dublin in the 1950s
Written by Martha Long


Format: eBook, 480 pages
On Sale: November 13, 2012
Price: $26.95

"Not for the faint of heart, Long's story is a gritty, grueling, and heartbreaking testament to one girl's unbreakable spirit."—Publishers Weekly, starred review

When Martha Long's feckless mother hooks up with the Jackser ("that bandy aul bastard"), and starts having more babies, the abuse and poverty in the house grow more acute. Martha is... Read more >
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Bitch
Bitch
Written by Elizabeth Wurtzel
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307829887
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Bitch
In Praise of Difficult Women
Written by Elizabeth Wurtzel


Format: eBook, 448 pages
On Sale: October 17, 2012
Price: $11.99

No one better understands the desire to be bad than Elizabeth Wurtzel.

Bitch is a brilliant tract on the history of manipulative female behavior. By looking at women who derive their power from their sexuality, Wurtzel offers a trenchant cultural critique of contemporary gender relations. Beginning with Delilah, the first woman to... Read more >
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Crazy Salad and Scribble Scribble
Crazy Salad and Scribble Scribble
Written by Nora Ephron
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345804747
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Crazy Salad and Scribble Scribble
Some Things About Women and Notes on Media
Written by Nora Ephron


Format: Trade Paperback, 448 pages
On Sale: October 16, 2012
Price: $15.95

Two classic collections of Nora Ephron’s uproarious essays—tackling everything from feminism to the media, from politics to beauty products, with her inimitable charm and distinctive wit—now available in one book for the first time. 
 
This edition brings together some of Ephron’s most famous writing on a generation of women (and men) who... Read more >
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Daisy Bates in the Desert
Daisy Bates in the Desert
Written by Julia Blackburn
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307829238
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Daisy Bates in the Desert
A Woman's Life Among the Aborigines
Written by Julia Blackburn


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: October 10, 2012
Price: $11.99

In 1913, at the age of 54, Daisy Bates went to live in the deserts of South Australia. Brilliantly reviewed, astonishingly original, this "eloquent and illuminating portrait of an extraordinary woman" (New York Times Book Review) tells a fascinating, true story in the tradition of Isak Dinesen and Barry Lopez. Read more >
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Gaga Feminism
Gaga Feminism
Written by J. Jack Halberstam
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807010983
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Gaga Feminism
Sex, Gender, and the End of Normal
Written by J. Jack Halberstam


Format: Hardcover, 192 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $26.95

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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Gaga Feminism
Sex, Gender, and the End of Normal
Written by J. Jack Halberstam


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $26.95

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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Grandmother Power
Grandmother Power
Written by Paola Gianturco
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781576876114
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Grandmother Power
A Global Phenomenon
Written by Paola Gianturco


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $49.95

Whether fighting for the environment, human rights, education, health, or cultural preservation, a new generation of activist grandmothers across the world are using their strength, wisdom, and hearts to make a difference.

An unheralded grandmothers' movement is changing the world. Insurgent grandmothers are using their power to fight for a better... Read more >
Live Through This
Live Through This
Edited by Sabrina Chapadjiev
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781609804367
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Live Through This
On Creativity and Self-Destruction
Edited by Sabrina Chapadjiev


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: September 11, 2012
Price: $19.95

“The 21 artists, who share their stories of madness, trauma, addiction, abuse and self-destruction, and their relationship to art, leave no vulnerable detail unwritten.”—Shameless

A visceral look at the bizarre entanglement of destructive and creative forces, Live Through This is a collection of original stories, essays, artwork, and photography. It explores the use of art... Read more >
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Madcap May
Madcap May
Written by Richard Kurin
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781588343260
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Madcap May
Mistress of Myth, Men, and Hope
Written by Richard Kurin


Format: Hardcover, 288 pages
On Sale: September 4, 2012
Price: $27.95

May Yohe was a popular entertainer from humble American origins who married and then abandoned a wealthy English Lord who owned the fabled Hope diamond--one of the most valuable objects in the world and now exhibited at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. May was a romantic who had numerous lovers... Read more >
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Madcap May
Mistress of Myth, Men, and Hope
Written by Richard Kurin


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: September 4, 2012
Price: $27.95

May Yohe was a popular entertainer from humble American origins who married and then abandoned a wealthy English Lord who owned the fabled Hope diamond--one of the most valuable objects in the world and now exhibited at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. May was a romantic who had numerous lovers... Read more >
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Reimagining Equality
Reimagining Equality
Written by Anita Hill
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ISBN: 9780807014431
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Reimagining Equality
Stories of Gender, Race, and Finding Home
Written by Anita Hill


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: September 4, 2012
Price: $16.00

From the heroic lawyer who spoke out against Clarence Thomas in the historic confirmation hearings twenty years ago
 
“This ambitious book provides just as dignified and well intentioned a performance as the one she gave at those hearings.
Megan Buskey, The New York Times Book Review
 
Through the stories of remarkable African American...

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Crazy Salad and Scribble Scribble
Crazy Salad and Scribble Scribble
Written by Nora Ephron
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780345804730
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Crazy Salad and Scribble Scribble
Some Things About Women and Notes on Media
Written by Nora Ephron


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: July 18, 2012
Price: $11.99

Two classic collections of Nora Ephron’s uproarious essays—tackling everything from feminism to the media, from politics to beauty products, with her inimitable charm and distinctive wit—now available in one book for the first time. 
 
This edition brings together some of Ephron’s most famous writing on a generation of women (and men) who... Read more >
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Hers
Hers
Written by Nancy Newhouse
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307823045
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Hers
Through Women's Eyes
Written by Nancy Newhouse


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: July 11, 2012
Price: $2.99

This collection includes essays from the "Hers" column of The New York Times, edited by Nancy Newhouse. Read more >
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