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A Passion For Equality The Solitude of Self: Thinking about Elizabeth Cady Stanton By Vivian Gornick
Reviewed by Linda Gordon

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Plot vs. Character An Atomic Romance By Bobbie Ann Mason
Reviewed by Dorothy Allison

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The Incomparable Lady Day With Billie By Julia Blackburn
Reviewed by Farah Jasmine Griffin

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Other Orders of Intimacy Eudora Welty: A Biography By Suzanne Marrs
Reviewed by Trish Crapo

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Living the Undead Life Fledgling By Octavia E. Butler
The Historian By Elizabeth Kostova
Reviewed by Susanna J. Sturgis

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Interview Doha Boraki: Moroccan Feminist, Translator, Novelist By Suzanne Ruta

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Field Notes Zeppo’s First Wife: New and Selected Poems By Gail Mazur
Reviewed by Robin Becker

Poetry “Suite for Elanor” By Alicia Ostriker
“On Reading The Age of Innocence in the Year 2005″ “First Thing in the Morning” “Waterboarding” By Maxine Kumin

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Essay Pulp And Circumstance By Carol Seajay

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Photography The Double Vision of Karen Davis Commentary by Ellen Feldman

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On My Bookshelf By Jennifer L. Pozner

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All Things Peabody The Peabody Sisters: Three Women Who Ignited American Romanticism By Megan Marshall
Reviewed by Rebecca Steinitz

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Catching Courage Other Lands Have Dreams: From Baghdad to Pekin Prison By Kathy Kelly
Reviewed by Erika Munk

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A Woman of Ordinary Splendor Watercolor Women, Opaque Men: a novel in verse By Ana Castillo
Reviewed by AnaLouise Keating

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Finding Afghanistan A Bed of Red Flowers: In Search of My Afghanistan By Nelofer Pazira
Reviewed by Jasmin Darznik

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Essay Why You’ll Never Hear, “Heeeeeeere’s Katey!” By Kate Clinton

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Love and Marriage (or Not) The New Single Woman By E. Kay Trimberger
Marriage, A History: From Obedience to Intimacy or How Love Conquered Marriage By Stephanie Coontz
Reviewed by Andi Zeisler