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The Father, The Daughter Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic By Alison Bechdel
Reviewed by Anne Elizabeth Moore

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Mourning Isn’t What it Used to Be Death’s Door: Modern Dying and the Ways We Grieve By Sandra Gilbert
Reviewed by Rebecca Steinitz

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The Workaday World Freedom is Not Enough: The Opening of the American Workplace By Nancy MacLean
Reviewed by Liza Featherstone

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Who’s Minding the Kids? Forgotten Families: Ending the Growing Crisis Confronting Children
Working Parents in the Global Economy By Jody Heymann
Unsung Heroines: Single Mothers and the American Dream By Ruth Sidel
Single Mother: The Emergence of the Domestic Intellectual By Jane Juffer
Reviewed by Martha Nichols

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Mysteries! The Solid Earth! Breaking Trail: A Climbing Life By Arlene Blum
On The Ice: An Intimate Portrait of Life at McMurdo Station, Antarctica By Gretchen Legler
Reviewed by Judith Niemi

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If It Weren’t For Her Hair Secret Daughter: A Mixed-Race Daughter and the Mother Who Gave Her Away By June Cross
Reviewed by Florence Ladd

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Photography Marian Roth: The Photography of Chance By Melanie Braverman

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Good Reads What It Is To Be Human
A Million Nightingales By Susan Straight
Hydroplane By Susan Steinberg
The Secret River By Kate Grenville
The City is a Rising Tide By Rebecca Lee
Reviewed by Trish Crapo

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Möbius Stripping Stripped: Inside the Lives of Exotic Dancers By Bernadette Barton
Reviewed by Leila J. Rupp

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Deconstructing the Chicken Building Houses out of Chicken Legs: Black Women, Food, and Power By Psyche A. Williams-Forson
Reviewed by Francesca Gamber

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The Suck, Slop, and Bliss What If Your Mother By Judith Arcana
Daughter Of By Kathleen Aguero
Reviewed by Enid Shomer

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The Language Without a Name Ministry of Pain By Dubravka Ugresic
Reviewed by Meredith Tax

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Curing Gender Amnesia Revolutionary Mothers: Women in the Struggle for America’s Independence By Carol Berkin
Martha Washington: An American Life By Patricia Brady
Reviewed by Martha Saxton

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Yeah, Baby Murder in Byzantium: A Novel By Julia Kristeva
Reviewed by Molly Hite

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The Post-Communist World The Third Shore: Women’s Fiction From East Central Europe Edited by Agata Schwartz and Luise Von Flotow
Reviewed by Daniela Hurezanu

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Landscapes and Interiors A Map of Glass By Donna Morrissey
Reviewed by Anne Marie Todkill

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Obituary Growth Is The Great Gift: Jean Baker Miller, 1927-2006
By Abigail J. Stewart

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On My Bookshelf The Food Wars By Jan Zita Grover