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In the Body of the World

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In the Body of the World: A Memoir of Cancer and Connection Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780805095180
Availability: Out of Print
Published: Metropolitan Books - April 30th, 2013

Ensler's memoir is both devastating and incredible. It is more than just her story of battling cancer and finding herself. It is also a story of the world's battles. It is a story that ends with the hope that the world can find itself. ~ Reviewed by Krysta Piccoli


Bitchfest: Ten Years of Cultural Criticism from the Pages of Bitch Magazine by Lisa Jervis - Book Review

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By Lisa Jervis (Editor), Andi Zeisler (Editor), Margaret Cho (Foreword by)
$18.00
ISBN: 9780374113438
Availability: Special Order
Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - August 8th, 2006

The best of the Bitch magazine of the 90's. This is a touchstone of young feminist thought encouraging us to think critically about mainstream media's portrayal of women. These are sharp feminist critiques try "I can't believe it's not feminism." ~ Reviewed by Martha Cornwell


I Am Nujood, Age 10 and Divorced

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I Am Nujood, Age 10 and Divorced: A Memoir Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780307589675
Availability: Backordered
Published: Crown - March 2nd, 2010

Sold by her family into marriage to a stranger, Nujood is abused by her husband until she flees to a neighboring city’s court and demands a divorce. She is helped by a troop of attorneys and journalists in her quest for freedom. ~ Reviewed by Bonnie Winchester


The Feminine Mystique by Betty Friedan - Book Review

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By Betty Friedan, Gail Collins (Introduction by), Anna Quindlen (Afterword by)
$17.95
ISBN: 9780393346787
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - September 3rd, 2013

The book that identified "the problem with no name" and sparked the Second Wave of feminism is still relevant today...fifty years later. ~ Reviewed by Jess Hanlon


Homeward Bound

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Homeward Bound: Why Women Are Embracing the New Domesticity Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781451665444
Availability: Hard to Find - May no longer be available
Published: Simon & Schuster - May 7th, 2013

From canning pickles to sewing your own clothes to homeschooling your kids, women are embracing blogs to share the intimate details of a new kind of domesticity. Matchar takes a hard look at whether these new homemakers are advancing women's roles or setting feminism back. A refreshing dose of analysis and skepticism on this widespread DIY culture. ~ Reviewed by Martha Cornwell


If You Could be Mine

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If You Could Be Mine: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781616202514
Availability: Out of Print
Published: Algonquin Young Readers - August 20th, 2013

Sahar told her mother she was going to marry Nasrin when she was six years old. The problem is that Nasrin is her best female friend. And in Iran, it is a very dangerous place for two girls in love. Sahar’s journey to trying to find a way to be with Nasrin takes many unusual turns. The world of Iran comes to life. First novel. Ages 13 up. ~ Reviewed by Jeanette


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