No Stopping Us Now: A History of Older Women in America

No Stopping Us Now: A History of Older Women in America

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Our Women on the Ground: Essays by Arab Women Reporting from the Arab World

Our Women on the Ground: Essays by Arab Women Reporting from the Arab World

Nineteen Arab women journalists speak out about what it s like to report on their changing homelands in this first of its kind essay collection, with a foreword by CNN chief international correspondent Christiane AmanpourInternational media coverage of the Arab world is dominated by the work of West

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She Said: Breaking the Sexual Harassment Story That Helped Ignite a Movement

She Said: Breaking the Sexual Harassment Story That Helped Ignite a Movement

From the Pulitzer Prize winning reporters who broke the news of Harvey Weinstein s sexual harassment and abuse for the New York Times, Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey, the thrilling untold story of their investigation and its consequences for the MeToo movement For many years, reporters had tried to

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Monster, She Wrote: The Women Who Pioneered Horror and Speculative Fiction

Monster, She Wrote: The Women Who Pioneered Horror and Speculative Fiction

Meet the women writers who defied convention to craft some of literature s strangest tales, from Frankenstein to The Haunting of Hill House and beyond Frankenstein was just the beginning horror stories and other weird fiction wouldn t exist without the women who created it From Gothic ghost stori

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On Intersectionality: The Essential Writings of Kimberlé Crenshaw

On Intersectionality: The Essential Writings of Kimberlé Crenshaw

Over the past twenty years, the concept of intersectionality has emerged as an influential approach to understanding the complex facets of discrimination and exclusion in a society whose members with often complex racial, gender, or sexual identities can experience bias in multiple ways.In this in

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Yale Needs Women

Yale Needs Women

If Yale was going to keep its standing as one of the top two or three colleges in the nation, the availability of women was an amenity it could no longer do without In the summer of 1969, from big cities to small towns, young women across the country sent in applications to Yale University for th

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More Than Enough: Claiming Space for Who You Are (No Matter What They Say)

More Than Enough: Claiming Space for Who You Are (No Matter What They Say)

Elaine gifts us all with a beautifully intimate and powerful retelling of her ever unfolding journey In sharing her joys, pitfalls, adventures, self doubt, and successes, she reminds us that through uncovering and discovering the many facets of ourselves, we are than enough Yara Shahidi E

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No Visible Bruises: What We Don’t Know About Domestic Violence Can Kill Us

No Visible Bruises: What We Don’t Know About Domestic Violence Can Kill Us

An award winning journalist s intimate investigation of the true scope of domestic violence, revealing how the roots of America s most pressing social crises are buried in abuse that happens behind closed doors We call it domestic violence We call it private violence Sometimes we call it intimate

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Lady Stuff: Secrets to Being a Woman

Lady Stuff: Secrets to Being a Woman

Librarian s note There is an ebook edition with the same ISBN ISBN 978 1 4494 8677 8 A collection of Loryn Brantz s vibrant and relatable Jellybean Comics about her everyday experiences as a lady Home manicure tips, awkward seduction techniques, scoping out the snack table, and most important

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The Apology

The Apology

From Eve Ensler, author of one of the most influential works of the twentieth century The Vagina Monologues and one of Newsweek s 150 Women Who Changed the World, comes a powerful, life changing examination of abuse and atonement Like millions of women, Eve Ensler has been waiting much of her l

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Feminism for the 99%: A Manifesto

Feminism for the 99%: A Manifesto

From three of the organisers of the International Women s Strike US a manifesto for when leaning in is not enough Recent years have seen the emergence of massive feminist mobilizations around the world, offering an alternative to the liberal feminism that has become the handmaiden of capitalism

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Dead Blondes and Bad Mothers: Monstrosity, Patriarchy, and the Fear of Female Power

Dead Blondes and Bad Mothers: Monstrosity, Patriarchy, and the Fear of Female Power

Women have always been seen as monsters Men from Aristotle to Freud have insisted that women are freakish creatures, capable of immense destruction Maybe they are And maybe that s a good thing Sady Doyle, hailed as smart, funny and fearless by the Boston Globe, takes readers on a tour of th

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Good and Mad: The Revolutionary Power of Women's Anger

Good and Mad: The Revolutionary Power of Women's Anger

From Rebecca Traister, the New York Times bestselling author of All the Single Ladies comes a vital, incisive exploration into the transformative power of female anger and its ability to transcend into a political movement In the year 2018, it seems as if women s anger has suddenly erupted into the

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Brave, Not Perfect: Fear Less, Fail More, and Live Bolder

Brave, Not Perfect: Fear Less, Fail More, and Live Bolder

In a book inspired by her popular TED talk, New York Times bestselling author Reshma Saujani empowers women and girls to embrace imperfection and bravery Imagine if you lived without the fear of not being good enough If you didn t care how your life looked on Instagram, or worry about what total s

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Wordslut: A Feminist Guide to Taking Back the English Language

Wordslut: A Feminist Guide to Taking Back the English Language

The word bitch conjures many images for many people but is most often meant to describe an unpleasant woman Even before its usage to mean a female canine, bitch didn t refer to gender at all it originated as a gender neutral word meaning genitalia A perfectly innocuous word devolving into a fema

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What Do We Need Men For?: A Modest Proposal

What Do We Need Men For?: A Modest Proposal

A darkly funny and very personal attempt to answer the question by America s longest running advice columnist When E Jean Carroll possibly the liveliest woman in the world and author of Ask E Jean in Elle Magazine realized that her eight million readers and question writers all seemed to have on

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Feminasty: The Complicated Woman's Guide to Surviving the Patriarchy Without Drinking Herself to Death

Feminasty: The Complicated Woman's Guide to Surviving the Patriarchy Without Drinking Herself to Death

From the wickedly funny and feminist creator and host of the Throwing Shade podcast, a collection of hilarious personal essays and political commentary perfect for fans of Lindy West and Roxane Gay Since women earned the right to vote a little under one hundred years ago, our progress hasn t bee

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Our Women on the Ground: Essays by Arab Women Reporting from the Arab World

Our Women on the Ground: Essays by Arab Women Reporting from the Arab World

Nineteen Arab women journalists speak out about what it s like to report on their changing homelands in this first of its kind essay collection, with a foreword by CNN chief international correspondent Christiane AmanpourInternational media coverage of the Arab world is dominated by the work of West

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Legendary Ladies: 50 Goddesses to Empower and Inspire You

Legendary Ladies: 50 Goddesses to Empower and Inspire You

From the beloved author and artist behind Bad Girls Throughout History comes this lushly illustrated book of goddesses from around the world Aphrodite, the Greek goddess whose love overcame mortality Mazu, the Chinese deity who safely guides travelers home Lakshmi, the Hindu provider of fortune a

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Meg, Jo, Beth, Amy: The Story of Little Women and Why It Still Matters

Meg, Jo, Beth, Amy: The Story of Little Women and Why It Still Matters

In Meg, Jo, Beth, Amy, Anne Boyd Rioux brings a fresh and engaging look at the circumstances leading Louisa May Alcott to write Little Women and why this beloved story of family and community ties set in the Civil War has resonated with audiences across time.

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