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The Hard Work of Organizing Living for the Revolution: Black Feminist Organizations, 1968-1980 By Kimberly Springer
Reviewed by Tricia Rose

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A Lot of Everything Sex Wars: A Novel of the Turbulent Post Civil War Period By Marge Piercy
The Night Watch By Sarah Waters
Reviewed by Diana Postlethwaite

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Other Ways of Knowing Eight Women Philosophers: Theory, Politics, and Feminism By Jane Duran
Reviewed by Erica Da Costa

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Essay A Strange and Terrible Sight in Our Country By Clarissa Atkinson

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Casualties Of Salvation Saving the World By Julia Alvarez
Reviewed by Marie-Elise Wheatwind

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Interview The Carrier of the Story: A Conversation with Julia Alvarez By Marie-Elise Wheatwind

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A Lone Woman’s Voice Jeannette Rankin: A Political Woman By James J. Lopach and Jean A. Luckowski
Reviewed by Renée Loth

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Fictions and Frictions The Penelopiad By Margaret Atwood
The Tent By Margaret Atwood
Reviewed by Valerie Miner

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The Luminous Particular Collected Poems By Jane Kenyon
Reviewed by Joyce Peseroff

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Poetry “Telepathy” and “Yes Loves No” By Marianne Boruch

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Photography A Lesbian In Woman’s Clothes By Jean Segaloff Commentary by Rebecca Folkman

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Field Notes Fiction
The Housekeeper By Melanie Wallace
The Keep By Jennifer Egan
The Tree-Sitter By Suzanne Matson
Water For Elephants By Sara Gruen
Reviewed by Trish Crapo

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Saved From Moosewood-Hell From Betty Crocker to Feminist Food Studies: Critical Perspectives on Women and Food Edited by Arlene Voski Avakian and Barbara Haber
Reviewed by Rayna Green

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The Next Generation’s Roots My Confederate Kinfolk By Thulani Davis
Can Anything Beat White? By Elisabeth Petry
Reviewed by Elizabeth Breau

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Back To The Garden Get A Life By Nadine Gordimer
Reviewed by Florence Howe

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The Most Beautiful Navel In Paris Lee Miller: A Life By Carolyn Burke
Reviewed by Annalisa Zox-Weaver

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The Lines Of Truth And Feeling A Poet’s Prose: Selected Writings of Louise Bogan Edited by Mary Kinzie
Reviewed by Carol Bere

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On My Bookshelf The Greening Season By Anita Diamant