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Dramatis Personae A Strange Eventful History: The Dramatic Lives of Ellen Terry, Henry Irving, and Their Remarkable Families By Michael Holroyd
Reviewed by Penny Farfan

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The Historical Truth Sojourner Truth’s America By Margaret Washington
Reviewed by Jean M. Humez

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“I Am Not the Wonderful Person I Was” The Lonely Soldier: The Private War of Women Serving in Iraq By Helen Benedict
Powder: Writing by Women in the Ranks, from Vietnam to Iraq Edited by Lisa Bowden and Shannon Cainq
Reviewed by: Jennifer G. Mathers

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The Ghosts of War Haunting the Korean Diaspora: Shame, Secrecy, and the Forgotten War By Grace M. Cho
Reviewed by Katharine H.S. Moon

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The Captivity Narrative Redux The Blue Tattoo: The Life of Olive Oatman By Margot Mifflin
Reviewed by Siobhan Senier

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The Limits of Reform Addressing Rape Reform in Law and Practice By Susan Caringella
Reviewed by Marianne Wesson

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Poetry By Paola Corso

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Photography City of Children By Monika Merva Commentary by Diana Edkins

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Feisty Women
But a Passage in Wilderness By Margo Berdeshevsky
Crazy Love By Pamela Uschuk
Nobody’s Mother By Leslea Newman
Reviewed by Marilyn Krysl

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Between the House and the Chicken Yard Flannery: A Life of Flannery O’Connor By Brad Gooch
Reviewed by Kathryn McKee

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Good Reads All Day Reading
A Long, Long Time Ago and Essentially True By Brigid Pasulka
Atlas of the Unknowns By Tania James
The Edge of Eden Helen Benedict
The Little Stranger By Sarah Waters
Reviewed by Trish Crapo

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Let the Sun Shine Daughters of Aquarius: Women of the Sixties Counterculture By Gretchen Lemke-Santangelo
Reviewed Lori Rotskoff

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Burning the Complacent Veldt On Joanna Russ Edited by Farah Mendlesohn
Reviewed by Susanna J. Sturgis

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Cosmo vs. Ms Bad Girls Go Everywhere: The Life of Helen Gurley Brown By Jennifer Scanlon
Reviewed by Emily Toth

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The Child is the Mother to the Homo Sapiens Mothers and Others: The Evolution Origins of Mutual Understanding By Sarah Blafer Hrdy
Reviewed by Adrienne Zihlman

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Identify Identity’s History Identity Before Identity Politics By Linda Nicholson
Reviewed by Alyson M. Cole