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Modern Childbirth: Failure To Progress Pushed: The Painful Truth About Childbirth and Modern Maternity Care By Jennifer Block
Born in the USA: How a Broken Maternity System Must Be Fixed to Put Women and Children First By Marsden Wagner
Birth: The Surprising History of How We Are Born By Tina Cassidy
Reviewed by Sarah Blustain

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The Feminist Minima Split Decisions: How and Why to Take a Break from Feminism By Janet Halley
Reviewed by Lisa Jervis

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Regendering The Movies Women Filmmakers in Early Hollywood By Karen Ward Mahar
Reviewed by Samantha Barbas

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The Cartography Of Age Age Matters: Realigning Feminist Thinking Edited by Toni M. Calasanti and Kathleen F. Slevin
Lesbian Communities: Festivals, RVs, and the Internet Edited by Esther Rothblum and Penny Sablove
Whistling Women: A Study of the Lives of Older Lesbians By Cheryl Claassen
Reviewed by Leni Marshall

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Essay Sibling Rivalry: History and Memoir By Louise W. Knight

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Total Optimism Reigned Decca: The Letters of Jessica Mitford Edited by Peter Y. Sussman
Reviewed by Clarissa Atkinson

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Comic …And Then She Wrote By Leanne Franson

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Field Notes The Poem as Postcard
Hometown for an Hour Jennifer Rose
Reviewed by Robin Becker

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Poetry “Rending The Garment” “Smoking Raleighs” By Willa Schneberg

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Fresh, Clean—And Hidden Capitalizing on the Curse: The Business of Menstruation By Elizabeth Arveda Kissling
Reviewed by Phoebe Connelly

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“Neither Whores Nor Submissive” Muslim Girls and the Other France: Race, Identity Politics, and Social Exclusion By Trica Danielle Keaton
Breaking the Silence: French Women’s Voices from the Ghetto By Fadela Amara with Sylvia Zappi
Reviewed by Eunice Lipton

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The Most Powerful Woman In Business Tough Choices By Carly Fiorina
Reviewed by Sumru Erkut

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Taking The Risk The View from Castle Rock: Stories By Alice Munro
The Light of Evening By Edna O ’Brien
Reviewed by Rebecca Meacham

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Dancing With The Patriarchs History Matters: Patriarchy and the Challenge of Feminism By Judith M. Bennett
Reviewed by Karen Offen

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Changing Sex, Changing Mind Transparent: Love, Family, and Living the T with Transgender Teenagers By Cris Beam
What Becomes You By Aaron Raz Link and Hilda Raz
The Testosterone Files: My Hormonal and Social Transformation from Female to Male By Max Wolf Valerio
Reviewed by Jacob Anderson-Minshall

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Obituary Emerging from Silence; Tillie Lerner Olsen By Carol Hurd Green

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On My Bookshelf Literary Wanderings By Pauline M. Loewenhardt