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The Stay-at-Home Pushmepullyou Opting Out? Why Women Really Quit Careers and Head Home By Pamela Stone
Off-Ramps and On-Ramps: Keeping Talented Women on the Road to Success By Sylvia Ann Hewlett
Reviewed by Lori Rotskoff

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The Language of the Enemy A Golden Age By Tahmima Anam
Reviewed by Mandira Sen

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Stepping Out and Moving Forward Barefootin’: Life Lessons on the Road to Freedom By Unita Blackwell (with JoAnne Prichard Morris)
When We Were Colored: A Mother’s Story By Eva Rutland
Invisible Activists: Women of the Louisiana NAACP, 1915-1945 By Lee Sartain
Reviewed by Margo Culley

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Interview Jane Rule: Inventing and Reinventing Community By Eloise Klein Healy

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Gender Animals Women in Prison: Inside the Concrete Womb By Kathryn Watterson
From Witches to Crack Moms: Women, Drug Law, and Policy By Susan Boyd
Neither Angels nor Demons: Women, Crime, and Victimization By Kathleen Ferraro
Freeing Tammy: Women, Drugs, and Incarceration By Jody Raphael
Reviewed by Silja J.A. Talvi

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The Howling Continues Shakespeare’s Kitchen By Lore Segal
Tell Me Another Morning By Zdena Berger
Reviewed by Alice Mattison

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Good Reads: What Love Should Be/What it Is
Landing By Emma Donoghue
Harpsong By Rilla Askew
Away By Amy Bloom
Reviewed by Trish Crapo

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Poetry “Nature, Unspeaking” “Still” By Suzanne Berger

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Photography Photojournalist of Record: Marilyn Humphries By Patricia A. Gozemba and Karen Kahn

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Chasing Ani Look Both Ways: Bisexual Politics By Jennifer Baumgardner
Reviewed by Sarah L. Rasmusson

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Essay Then and Now: What Have the Sexual “Revolutions” Wrought? By Margaret Morganroth Gullette

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Searching for an Apology Lose Your Mother: A Journey Along the Atlantic Slave Route By Saidiya Hartman
Reviewed by Thulani Davis

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Creating Herself Josephine Baker in Art and Life: The Icon and the Image By Bennetta Jules-Rosette
Reviewed by Florence Ladd

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The Wild Plain and the Limitless World Gertrude Bell: Queen of the Desert, Shaper of Nations By Georgina Howell
Reviewed by Barbara Sjoholm

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The Last of Everything The Last Empress By Anchee Min
The Last Chinese Chef By Nicole Mones
The Last Communist Virgin By Wang Ping
Reviewed by Lori Tsang