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Damned If She Does, Damned If She Doesn't
Damned If She Does, Damned If She Doesn't
Written by Lynn Cronin and Howard Fine
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ISBN: 9781616141745
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Damned If She Does, Damned If She Doesn't
Rethinking the Rules of the Game That Keep Women from Succeeding in Business
Written by Lynn Cronin and Howard Fine


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: May 25, 2010
Price: $19.00

Forty-five years after Betty Friedan’s The Feminine Mystique, women have yet to achieve parity with men in the workplace. Men continue to make more money than women, and women’s representation in the higher management ranks continues to lag behind men’s. This book asserts that certain respected rules of business actually work... Read more >
A Vindication of the Rights of Woman
A Vindication of the Rights of Woman
Written by Mary Wollstonecraft, Edited by Sheila Rowbotham
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ISBN: 9781844674466
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A Vindication of the Rights of Woman

Written by Mary Wollstonecraft
Edited by Sheila Rowbotham


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: May 25, 2010
Price: $15.95

“It would be an endless task to trace the variety of meannesses, cares, and sorrows, into which women are plunged by the prevailing opinion that they were created rather to feel than reason, and that all the power they obtain, must be obtained by their charms and weakness.”—Mary Wollstonecraft

Composed in... Read more >
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Telling
Telling
Written by Marion Winik
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ISBN: 9780307755476
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Telling

Written by Marion Winik


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: May 12, 2010
Price: $11.99

Combining the insight of Anna Quindlen and the comic storytelling of Garrison Keillor with her own singularly outrageous humor, Marion Winik has captivated thousands of listeners on NPR's All Things Considered. Now, in Telling, she takes us on a journey both personal and universal, a tour of the minefield of chance... Read more >
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The Feminist Promise
The Feminist Promise
Written by Christine Stansell
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ISBN: 9781588369161
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The Feminist Promise
1792 to the Present
Written by Christine Stansell


Format: eBook
On Sale: May 11, 2010
Price: $2.99

In this definitive volume, respected historian Christine Stansell tells the story of one of the great democratic movements of our times. She paints richly detailed portraits of well-known leaders—Mary Wollstonecraft, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Betty Friedan—but others, too, appear in a new light, including Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Toni Morrison. Accounting for... Read more >
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Sapphires and Other Precious Jewels
Sapphires and Other Precious Jewels
Written by Terri McFaddin
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ISBN: 9780307552464
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Sapphires and Other Precious Jewels
Discover and Celebrate the Beauty of Women of African Descent
Written by Terri McFaddin


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: May 5, 2010
Price: $13.99

Women of African Ancestry Shine With the Beauty, Value, and Uniqueness of Precious Jewels.

If any race of women should recognize that their value is far above rubies, pearls, and sapphires, says author Terri McFaddin, it is those of African ancestry. Like precious gemstones formed within the earth, we have endured hard... Read more >
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Iron Butterflies
Iron Butterflies
Written by Birute Regine
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ISBN: 9781616141691
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Iron Butterflies
Women Transforming Themselves and the World
Written by Birute Regine


Format: Trade Paperback, 299 pages
On Sale: April 27, 2010
Price: $19.00

A profound transition is taking place in our society, a revolution that is largely hidden, and led predominantly by women. A society once based on domination and power over others is beginning to crumble as an era of cooperation and community emerges, founded on the principle that power should only be... 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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Mirror, Mirror on the Wall
Mirror, Mirror on the Wall
Edited by Kate Bernheimer
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ISBN: 9780307874528
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Mirror, Mirror on the Wall
Women Writers Explore Their Favorite Fairy Tales
Edited by Kate Bernheimer


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: April 21, 2010
Price: $13.99

New edition (revised and expanded) available 8/13/02.

Fairy tales are one of the most enduring forms of literature, their plots retold and characters reimagined for centuries. In this elegant and thought-provoking collection of original essays, Kate Bernheimer brings together twenty-eight leading women writers to discuss how these stories helped shape their imaginations... Read more >
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Aman
Aman
As told to Virginia Lee Barnes and Janice Boddy
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ISBN: 9780307554345
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Aman
The Story of a Somali Girl
As told to Virginia Lee Barnes and Janice Boddy


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: March 24, 2010
Price: $13.99

This is the extraordinary first-person account of a young woman's coming of age in Somalia and her struggles against the obligations and strictures of family and society.  By the time she is nine, Aman has undergone a ritual circumcision ceremony; at eleven, her innocent romance with a white boy leads to a... Read more >
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Things I've Been Silent About
Things I've Been Silent About
Written by Azar Nafisi
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ISBN: 9780812973907
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Things I've Been Silent About
Memories of a Prodigal Daughter
Written by Azar Nafisi


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: March 2, 2010
Price: $16.00

In this stunning personal story of growing up in Iran, Azar Nafisi shares her memories of living in thrall to a powerful and complex mother against the backdrop of a country’s political revolution. A girl’s pain over family secrets, a young woman’s discovery of the power of sensuality in literature, the... Read more >
Breaking Out
Breaking Out
Written by Laura Fairchild Brodie
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ISBN: 9780307554888
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Breaking Out
VMI and the Coming of Women
Written by Laura Fairchild Brodie


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: February 24, 2010
Price: $11.99

On July 26, 1996, the United States Supreme Court nullified the single-sex admissions policy of the Virginia Military Institute, the last all-male military college in America. Capturing the voices of female and male cadets, administrators, faculty, and alumni, Laura Brodie tells the story of the Institute's intense planning for the inclusion... Read more >
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Nine Parts of Desire
Nine Parts of Desire
Written by Geraldine Brooks
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ISBN: 9780307434456
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Nine Parts of Desire
The Hidden World of Islamic Women
Written by Geraldine Brooks


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: February 24, 2010
Price: $13.99

With a New Afterword

As a prizewinning foreign correspondent for The Wall Street Journal, Geraldine Brooks spent six years covering the Middle East through wars, insurrections, and the volcanic upheaval of resurgent fundamentalism. Yet for her, headline events were only the backdrop to a less obvious but more enduring drama: the daily... Read more >
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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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Jesus, Jobs, and Justice
Jesus, Jobs, and Justice
Written by Bettye Collier-Thomas
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ISBN: 9780307593054
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Jesus, Jobs, and Justice
African American Women and Religion
Written by Bettye Collier-Thomas


Format: eBook, 736 pages
On Sale: February 2, 2010
Price: $19.99

“The Negroes must have Jesus, Jobs, and Justice,” declared Nannie Helen Burroughs, a nationally known figure among black and white leaders and an architect of the Woman’s Convention of the National Baptist Convention. Burroughs made this statement about the black women’s agenda in 1958, as she anticipated the collapse of Jim... Read more >
Dispatches from the Abortion Wars
The Costs of Fanaticism to Doctors, Patients, and the Rest of Us
Written by Carole Joffe


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 1, 2010
Price: $16.00

Surprising firsthand accounts from the front lines of abortion provision reveal the persistent cultural, political, and economic hurdles to access
 
More than thirty-five years after women won the right to legal abortion, most people do not realize how inaccessible it has become. In these pages, reproductive-health researcher Carole Joffe shows how... Read more >
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Notes from the Cracked Ceiling
Notes from the Cracked Ceiling
Written by Anne E. Kornblut
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ISBN: 9780307464279
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Notes from the Cracked Ceiling

Written by Anne E. Kornblut


Format: eBook
On Sale: December 29, 2009
Price: $9.99

In the presidential election of 2008 America seemed ready to elevate a woman to the presidency or vice presidency and—with Hillary Clinton and Sarah Palin—was on the verge of actually doing so. Words like inevitable and phenomenon were in the air and the political and cultural stars seemed to be aligned.

Why... Read more >
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In Glory's Shadow
In Glory's Shadow
Written by Catherine S. Manegold
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ISBN: 9780307486219
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In Glory's Shadow
The Citadel, Shannon Faulkner, and a Changing America
Written by Catherine S. Manegold


Format: eBook
On Sale: December 9, 2009
Price: $16.99

In Glory's Shadow explores the history of The Citadel, an institution set on preserving tradition in the face of profound change. Established as protection against slave insurrections feared by the white minority of Charleston, South Carolina, a generation later The Citadel was a school of privilege for young white men. Through... 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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Les Femmes Du Maroc
Les Femmes Du Maroc
Text by Fatema Mernissi, Photographed by Lalla Essaydi
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781576874912
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Les Femmes Du Maroc

Text by Fatema Mernissi
Photographed by Lalla Essaydi


Format: Hardcover, 94 pages
On Sale: October 16, 2009
Price: $60.00

Haunted by space both actual and metaphorical, remembered and constructed, Lalla Essaydi’s work reaches beyond Islamic culture to invoke the Western fascination with the veil and the harem as expressed in nineteenth-century Orientalist paintings with the odalisque. The world that Western artists encountered in North Africa was suffused with the exquisite... Read more >
Mother of My Mother
Mother of My Mother
Written by Hope Edelman
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ISBN: 9780307569820
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Mother of My Mother
The Intimate Bond Between Generations
Written by Hope Edelman


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: October 7, 2009
Price: $11.99

In her acclaimed New York Times bestseller, Motherless Daughters, Hope Edelman explored the profound and lasting effects of mother loss, as well as her own search for healing.  Now, in her compelling new work, Edelman explores another complex, life-changing relationship, the intricate bond between generations.

Drawing from her own experience and the recollections... Read more >
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The Blue Cotton Gown
The Blue Cotton Gown
Written by Patricia Harman
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ISBN: 9780807072912
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The Blue Cotton Gown
A Midwife's Memoir
Written by Patricia Harman


Format: Trade Paperback, 296 pages
On Sale: October 1, 2009
Price: $16.00

A 2008 Indie Next Pick

Despite nurse-midwife Patsy Harman’s own financial and personal medical trials, including her private battle with uterine cancer, she devotes herself to her patients’ well-being in all aspects of their lives. They, in turn, tell her intimate stories both heartbreaking and uplifting. Read more >
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Half the Sky
Half the Sky
Written by Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn
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ISBN: 9780307267146
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Half the Sky
Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide
Written by Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
On Sale: September 8, 2009
Price: $28.95

From two of our most fiercely moral voices, a passionate call to arms against our era’s most pervasive human rights violation: the oppression of women and girls in the developing world.

With Pulitzer Prize winners Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn as our guides, we undertake an odyssey through Africa and Asia... Read more >
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Half the Sky
Half the Sky
Written by Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn
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ISBN: 9780307273154
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Half the Sky

Written by Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: September 8, 2009
Price: $11.99

#1 National Bestseller

From two of our most fiercely moral voices, a passionate call to arms against our era’s most pervasive human rights violation: the oppression of women and girls in the developing world.

With Pulitzer Prize winners Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn as our guides, we undertake an odyssey through Africa... Read more >
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The Woman in the Shaman's Body
The Woman in the Shaman's Body
Written by Barbara Tedlock, Ph.D.
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ISBN: 9780307571632
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The Woman in the Shaman's Body
Reclaiming the Feminine in Religion and Medicine
Written by Barbara Tedlock, Ph.D.


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: September 2, 2009
Price: $12.99

A distinguished anthropologist–who is also an initiated shaman–reveals the long-hidden female roots of the world’s oldest form of religion and medicine. Here is a fascinating expedition into this ancient tradition, from its prehistoric beginnings to the work of women shamans across the globe today.

Shamanism was not only humankind’s first spiritual and... Read more >
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