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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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The Greatest Experiment Ever Performed on Women
The Greatest Experiment Ever Performed on Women
Written by Barbara Seaman
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ISBN: 9781583228623
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The Greatest Experiment Ever Performed on Women
Exploding the Estrogen Myth
Written by Barbara Seaman


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: September 1, 2009
Price: $18.95

With the ardent tone of a close friend, Barbara Seaman draws on forty years of journalistic research to expose the "menopause industry" and shows how estrogen therapy often causes more problems—including breast cancer, heart attack, and stroke—than it cures. The Greatest Experiment Ever Performed on Women tracks the well-intentioned discovery of... Read more >
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City of Widows
City of Widows
Written by Haifa Zangana
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ISBN: 9781583228609
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City of Widows
An Iraqi Woman's Account of War and Resistance
Written by Haifa Zangana


Format: Trade Paperback, 190 pages
On Sale: June 2, 2009
Price: $12.95

In City of Widows, Haifa Zangana tells the story of her country, from the early twentieth century through the US-UK invasion and the current occupation. She brings to light a sense of Iraq as a society mainly of secularists who have been denied, through years of sanctions, war, and occupation, a... Read more >
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Muslim Women Reformers
Muslim Women Reformers
Written by Ida Lichter
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ISBN: 9781591027164
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Muslim Women Reformers
Inspiring Voices Against Oppression
Written by Ida Lichter


Format: Hardcover, 513 pages
On Sale: May 26, 2009
Price: $27.99

In a world where the strident demands of Islamic extremists capture the media’s attention, the courageous protests of Muslim reformers barely receive any notice. These include a surprising number of women who are prepared to challenge institutionalized persecution, risking derision, arrest, physical harm, and even death.

In this inspiring compilation of Muslim... Read more >
The Other Half of the Sky
The Other Half of the Sky
Written by Richard Vine, Photographed by Lili Almog
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781576874998
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The Other Half of the Sky

Written by Richard Vine
Photographed by Lili Almog


Format: Hardcover, 136 pages
On Sale: May 15, 2009
Price: $45.00

Over the past two years, Lili Almog has photographed minority women in the countryside, small cities, and villages of China. In her second powerHouse monograph, The Other Half of the Sky, Almog examines these women at a time when the demands of rapid growth and a sweeping desire for modernity is... Read more >
The Whole Woman
The Whole Woman
Written by Germaine Greer
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ISBN: 9780307561138
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The Whole Woman

Written by Germaine Greer


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: April 22, 2009
Price: $13.99

Thirty years after the publication of The Female Eunuch, Germaine Greer is back with the sequel she vowed never to write.

"A marvelous performance--. No feminist writer can match her for eloquence or energy; none makes [us] laugh the way she does."--The Washington Post

In this thoroughly engaging new book, the fervent, rollicking... Read more >
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Seafaring Women
Seafaring Women
Written by David Cordingly
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ISBN: 9780307490599
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Seafaring Women
Adventures of Pirate Queens, Female Stowaways, and Sailors' Wives
Written by David Cordingly


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: March 25, 2009
Price: $12.99

For centuries, the sea has been regarded as a male domain, but in this illuminating historical narrative, maritime scholar David Cordingly shows that an astonishing number of women went to sea in the great age of sail. Some traveled as the wives or mistresses of captains; others were smuggled aboard by... Read more >
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Be Happy Without Being Perfect
Be Happy Without Being Perfect
Written by Alice D. Domar, Ph.D. and Alice Lesch Kelly
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ISBN: 9780307354884
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Be Happy Without Being Perfect
How to Worry Less and Enjoy Life More
Written by Alice D. Domar, Ph.D. and Alice Lesch Kelly


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: March 24, 2009
Price: $16.00

Do you have trouble going to bed at night when there’s a mess in the kitchen? Do you think you would be happier if only you could lose weight, be a better parent, work smarter, reduce stress, exercise more, and make better decisions?

You’re not perfect. But guess what? You don’t have... Read more >
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