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Gender Talk
Gender Talk
Written by Johnnetta B. Cole and Beverly Guy-Sheftall
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ISBN: 9780307527684
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Gender Talk
The Struggle For Women's Equality in African American Communities
Written by Johnnetta B. Cole and Beverly Guy-Sheftall


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: January 16, 2009
Price: $13.99

Why has the African American community remained silent about gender even as race has moved to the forefront of our nation’s consciousness? In this important new book, two of the nation’s leading African American intellectuals offer a resounding and far-reaching answer to a question that has been ignored for far too... Read more >
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Behind the Bedroom Door
Behind the Bedroom Door
Written by Paula Derrow
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ISBN: 9780440338246
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Behind the Bedroom Door
Getting It, Giving It, Loving It, Missing It
Written by Paula Derrow


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: December 30, 2008
Price: $13.99

We may not admit it, but we’re all curious about what goes on in other people’s bedrooms. After all, we live in a world saturated with sex, which makes it tough not to wonder how we measure up—and even tougher to talk about our intimate experiences honestly. In this frank, poignant... Read more >
A Schoolteacher in Old Alaska
A Schoolteacher in Old Alaska
Written by Hannah Breece
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ISBN: 9780307490544
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A Schoolteacher in Old Alaska
The Story of Hannah Breece
Written by Hannah Breece


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: December 30, 2008
Price: $11.99

When Hannah Breece came to Alaska in 1904, it was a remote lawless wilderness of prospectors, murderous bootleggers, tribal chiefs, and Russian priests.  She spent fourteen years educating Athabascans, Aleuts, Inuits, and Russians with the stubborn generosity of a born teacher and the clarity of an original and independent mind.  Jane Jacobs, Hannah's... 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: 9781588367495
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Things I've Been Silent About

Written by Azar Nafisi


Format: eBook
On Sale: December 30, 2008
Price: $11.99

BONUS: This edition contains a Things I've Been Silent About discussion guide.

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... Read more >
Reading the Women of the Bible
Reading the Women of the Bible
Written by Tikva Frymer-Kensky
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ISBN: 9780307490001
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Reading the Women of the Bible
A New Interpretation of Their Stories
Written by Tikva Frymer-Kensky


Format: eBook, 480 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2008
Price: $14.99

Reading the Women of the Bible takes up two of the most significant intellectual and religious issues of our day: the experiences of women in a patriarchal society and the relevance of the Bible to modern life.

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The 51% Minority
The 51% Minority
Written by Lis Wiehl
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ISBN: 9780307481061
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The 51% Minority
How Women Still Are Not Equal and What You Can Do About It
Written by Lis Wiehl


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: December 10, 2008
Price: $13.99

“Lis Wiehl tells us where the law protects us, and where it is letting us down. And as a bonus she gives us the tools to make change happen! If you care about where we are going, you have to read this book.”
–Rita Cosby, Emmy Award-winning TV host

Women make up 51%... Read more >
The Good Women of China
The Good Women of China
Written by Xinran
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ISBN: 9780307485533
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The Good Women of China
Hidden Voices
Written by Xinran


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: November 26, 2008
Price: $13.99

When Deng Xiaoping’s efforts to “open up” China took root in the late 1980s, Xinran recognized an invaluable opportunity. As an employee for the state radio system, she had long wanted to help improve the lives of Chinese women. But when she was given clearance to host a radio call-in show... Read more >
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Ad Women
Ad Women
Written by Juliann Sivulka
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781591026723
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Ad Women
How They Impact What We Need, Want, and Buy
Written by Juliann Sivulka


Format: Hardcover, 415 pages
On Sale: November 25, 2008
Price: $26.99

Most of the workers in advertising, the media, retail, and fashion are women. Holding key marketing and advertising positions, women shape the basic promotional appeal of almost every consumer product in America.
How did the advertising business go from a handful of women in a man’s world to women working in... Read more >
Reading Lolita in Tehran
Reading Lolita in Tehran
Written by Azar Nafisi
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ISBN: 9780812979305
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Reading Lolita in Tehran
A Memoir in Books
Written by Azar Nafisi


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
On Sale: November 4, 2008
Price: $18.00

Every Thursday morning for two years in the Islamic Republic of Iran, Azar Nafisi, a bold and inspired teacher, secretly gathered seven of her most committed female students to read forbidden Western classics. Some came from conservative and religious families, others were progressive and secular; some had spent time in jail... Read more >
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The Blue Cotton Gown
A Midwife's Memoir
Written by Patricia Harman


Format: eBook
On Sale: October 1, 2008
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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Dear Diary
Dear Diary
Written by Lesley Arfin, Introduction by Chloe Sevigny
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781576874400
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Dear Diary

Written by Lesley Arfin
Introduction by Chloe Sevigny


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: August 7, 2008
Price: $14.00

Following a remarkable run in its singular hardcover format (over 20,000 copies in print after two printings) and having captured a devoted fan base that continues to grow, Dear Diary arrives in trade paperback.

Within only several months of its release, this highly acclaimed title reached thousands of readers who... Read more >
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Dangerous Women
Dangerous Women
Written by Larry A. Morris
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781591026334
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Dangerous Women
Why Mothers, Daughters, and Sisters Become Stalkers, Molesters, and Murderers
Written by Larry A. Morris


Format: Hardcover, 310 pages
On Sale: August 1, 2008
Price: $25.99

Criminologists have noted a disturbing trend in the last few decades. Though men are still most often the perpetrators of murder, violent assault, and child molestation, more girls and women are becoming dangerous criminals. The news increasingly includes stories of mothers molesting or killing their children, female teachers having "affairs" with... Read more >
The Return of Desire
The Return of Desire
Written by Gina Ogden
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590303641
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The Return of Desire
A Guide to Rediscovering Your Sexual Passion
Written by Gina Ogden


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: July 15, 2008
Price: $17.95

Drawing on three decades of experience as a sex therapist and sex researcher, Dr. Gina Ogden shows you how to:

   • Open up to the four energies that spark desire
   • Create heart-to-heart communication with your partner
   • Transcend guilt, shame, and "good-girls-don't" messages
   • Help heal the sexual wounds of abuse, addiction, affairs... Read more >
Harriet Tubman
Harriet Tubman
Written by Beverly Lowry
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ISBN: 9780385721776
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Harriet Tubman
Imagining a Life
Written by Beverly Lowry


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
On Sale: June 10, 2008
Price: $18.95

From the award-winning novelist and biographer Beverly Lowry comes an astonishing re-imagining of the remarkable life of Harriet Tubman, the “Moses of Her People.”

Tubman was an escaped slave, lumberjack, laundress, raid leader, nurse, fund-raiser, cook, intelligence gatherer, Underground Railroad organizer, and abolitionist. In Harriet Tubman, Lowry creates a portrait enriched with... Read more >
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Harriet Tubman
Harriet Tubman
Written by Beverly Lowry
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ISBN: 9780307455659
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Harriet Tubman
Imagining a Life
Written by Beverly Lowry


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: June 10, 2008
Price: $14.99

From the award-winning novelist and biographer Beverly Lowry comes an astonishing re-imagining of the remarkable life of Harriet Tubman, the “Moses of Her People.”

Tubman was an escaped slave, lumberjack, laundress, raid leader, nurse, fund-raiser, cook, intelligence gatherer, Underground Railroad organizer, and abolitionist. In Harriet Tubman, Lowry creates a portrait enriched with... Read more >
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Serial No. 381713
Serial No. 381713
Photographed by Rachel Papo, Foreword by Charles H. Traub
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781576874318
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Serial No. 381713

Photographed by Rachel Papo
Foreword by Charles H. Traub


Format: Hardcover, 128 pages
On Sale: May 20, 2008
Price: $39.95

At an age when social, sexual, and educational explorations are at their highest point, the lives of Israeli teenage girls are interrupted. Trained to become soldiers in the Israel Defense Forces, a rigorous institution where individuality comes second to nationalism, these new recruits pledge, "I hereby swear...to devote all my strength... Read more >
A Field Guide for Female Interrogators
A Field Guide for Female Interrogators
Written by Coco Fusco
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ISBN: 9781583227800
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A Field Guide for Female Interrogators

Written by Coco Fusco


Format: Trade Paperback, 144 pages
On Sale: May 6, 2008
Price: $16.95

The world was shocked by the images that emerged from Abu Ghraib, the US-controlled prison in Iraq. Lynndie England, the young female army officer shown smiling devilishly as she humiliated male prisoners, became first a scapegoat and then a victim who was "just following orders." Ignored were the more elemental questions... Read more >
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Women's Letters
Women's Letters
Edited by Lisa Grunwald and Stephen J. Adler
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385335560
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Women's Letters
America from the Revolutionary War to the Present
Edited by Lisa Grunwald and Stephen J. Adler


Format: Trade Paperback, 832 pages
On Sale: April 8, 2008
Price: $18.00

Historical events of the last three centuries come alive through these women’s singular correspondences—often their only form of public expression. In 1775, Rachel Revere tries to send financial aid to her husband, Paul, in a note that is confiscated by the British; First Lady Dolley Madison tells her sister about rescuing... Read more >
Live Through This
Live Through This
Edited by Sabrina Chapadjiev
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ISBN: 9781583228272
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Live Through This
On Creativity and Self-Destruction
Edited by Sabrina Chapadjiev


Format: Trade Paperback, 250 pages
On Sale: April 1, 2008
Price: $17.95

A visceral look at the bizarre entanglement of destructive and creative forces, Live Through This (a finalist for the 2008 Lambda Literary Awards) is a collection of original stories, essays, artwork, and photography. It explores the use of art to survive abuse, incest, madness and depression, and the often deep-seated impulse... Read more >
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Maria Mitchell and the Sexing of Science
Maria Mitchell and the Sexing of Science
Written by Renee Bergland
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807021422
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Maria Mitchell and the Sexing of Science
An Astronomer among the American Romantics
Written by Renee Bergland


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
On Sale: April 1, 2008
Price: $29.95

New England blossomed in the nineteenth century, producing a crop of distinctively American writers along with distinguished philosophers and jurists, abolitionists and scholars. A few of the female stars of this era-Emily Dickinson, Margaret Fuller, and Susan B. Anthony, for instance-are still appreciated, but there are a number of intellectual women... Read more >
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: 9780307406170
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Be Happy Without Being Perfect
How to Break Free from the Perfection Deception
Written by Alice D. Domar, Ph.D. and Alice Lesch Kelly


Format: eBook
On Sale: March 4, 2008
Price: $11.99

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 >
Be Happy Without Being Perfect
Be Happy Without Being Perfect
Written by Alice D. Domar, Ph.D. and Alice Kelly, Read by Alice D. Domar, Ph.D.
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Be Happy Without Being Perfect
How to Break Free from the Perfection Deception
Written by Alice D. Domar, Ph.D. and Alice Kelly
Read by Alice D. Domar, Ph.D.


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On Sale: March 4, 2008
Price: $9.00

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... Read more >
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Hell Hath No Fury
Hell Hath No Fury
Written by Rosalind Miles and Robin Cross
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ISBN: 9780307346377
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Hell Hath No Fury
True Stories of Women at War from Antiquity to Iraq
Written by Rosalind Miles and Robin Cross


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
On Sale: February 26, 2008
Price: $23.00

An engaging collection that uncovers injustices in history and overturns misconceptions about the role of women in war

When you think of war, you think of men, right? Not so fast. In Hell Hath No Fury, Rosalind Miles and Robin Cross prove that although many of their stories have been erased or... Read more >
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Hell Hath No Fury
Hell Hath No Fury
Written by Rosalind Miles and Robin Cross
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Hell Hath No Fury
True Stories of Women at War from Antiquity to Iraq
Written by Rosalind Miles and Robin Cross


Format: eBook
On Sale: February 26, 2008
Price: $17.99

An engaging collection that uncovers injustices in history and overturns misconceptions about the role of women in war

When you think of war, you think of men, right? Not so fast. In Hell Hath No Fury, Rosalind Miles and Robin Cross prove that although many of their stories have been erased or... Read more >
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The Vagina Monologues
The Vagina Monologues
Written by Eve Ensler
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ISBN: 9780345498601
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The Vagina Monologues

Written by Eve Ensler


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: December 26, 2007
Price: $16.00

"I was worried about vaginas. I was worried about what we think about vaginas, and even more worried that we don't think about them. . . . So I decided to talk to women about their vaginas, to do vagina interviews, which became vagina monologues. I talked with over two hundred... Read more >
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