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The Trauma of Separation Help Me Find My People: The African American Search for Family Lost in Slavery By Heather Andrea Williams
To Free a Family: The Journey of Mary Walker By Sydney Nathans
Reviewed by Jean Humez

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Fashioning a Conscience A Difficult Woman: The Challenging Life and Times of Lillian Hellman By Alice Kessler-Harris
Reviewed by Clarissa Atkinson

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Crossnational Abortion Policy Doctors and Demonstrators: How Political Institutions Shape Abortion Law in the United States, Britain, and Canada By Drew Halfmann
Reviewed by Miriam Smith

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The Gender of Genre Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal? By Jeanette Winterson
Unorthodox: The Scandalous Rejection of My Hasidic Roots By Deborah Feldman
Reviewed by Jan Clausen

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The Mother of Us All Gentlemen and Amazons: The Myth of Matriarchal Prehistory By Cynthia Eller
Reviewed by Corinne T. Field

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The Lesbian Tide When We Were Outlaws: A Memoir of Love and Revolution By Jeanne Cordova
Susanna J. Sturgis

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Essay From a Once-Young Feminist: Remembering Adrienne Rich By Kate Daniels

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Cartoon By Stephanie Piro

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Four Poetic Debuts California By Jennifer Denrow
All of Us By Elisabeth Frost
Rag & Bone By Kathryn Nuernberger
Thirteen Departures from the Moon By Deema K. Shehabi
Reviewed by Kelly Davio

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Poetry By Margaret Randall

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Good Reads Many Gravies
No One By Gwenaëlle Aubry, translated by Trista Selous
Flea Circus: A Brief Bestiary of Grief By Mandy Keifetz
Gillespie and I By Jane Harris
The Briefcase By Hiromi Kawakami, translated by Allison Markin Powell
Reviewed by Trish Crapo

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The Politics of Everyday Life The Nation Writ Small: African Fictions and Feminisms By Susan Z. Andrade
News From Home: Stories By Sefi Atta
Swallow By Sefi Atta
Reviewed by Heather Hewett

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Hybrid Politics A Xicana Codex of Changing Consciousness By Cherrie L. Moraga
Reviewed by Alvina Quintana

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The Dangers of Reform Normal Life: Administrative Violence, Critical Trans Politics, and the Limits of Law By Dean Spade
Reviewed by Jennifer Levi and Giovanna Shay