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The Pros and Cons of Reproduction Why Have Children? The Ethical Debate By Christine Overall
Reviewed by Rosemarie Tong

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Women Legislators & Party Politics Women and Congressional Elections: A Century of Change By Barbara Palmer and Dennis Simon
How Women Represent Women: Political Parties, Gender, and Representation in the State Legislatures By Tracy L. Osborn
Reviewed by Glenna Matthews

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Becoming a Person of Significance As Consciousness Is Harnessed to Flesh: Journals and Notebooks 1964-1980 By Susan Sontag, edited by David Rieff
Reviewed by Harriet Malinowitz

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An International Civil Rights Pioneer Thyra J. Edwards: Black Activist in the Global Freedom Struggle By Gregg Andrews
Reviewed by Dayo F. Gore

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Hidden in Plain Sight Amy Lowell: Diva Poet By Melissa Bradshaw
Reviewed by Donna K. Hollenberg

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We Don’t Need a Piece of Paper From City Hall – Or Do We? One Marriage Under God: The Campaign to Promote Marriage in America By Melanie Heath
Not Just Roommates: Cohabitation After the Sexual Revolution By Elizabeth H. Pleck
Reviewed by Ruth Sidel

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Saying “Yes” to Life The Book of Life: Selected Jewish Poems 1979-2011 By Alicia Suskin Ostriker
Reviewed by Anita Diamant

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Poetry The Alice Poems By Jan Clausen

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Good Reads Finding Ourselves in History
Gun Dealers’ Daughter By Gina Apostol
The Virgin Cure By Ami McKay
The Life of Objects By Susanna Moore
Reviewed by Trish Crapo

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Cartoon By Annie Murphy

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Spare and Flagrant Inside/Out: Selected Poems By Marilyn Buck
Reviewed by Martha Gies

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A Queer Studies Foremother Deviations: A Gayle Rubin Reader By Gayle S. Rubin
Reviewed by Svati P. Shah

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Rebellious Sisters The Kings’ Mistresses: The Liberated Lives of Marie Mancini, Princess Colonna, and Her Sister Hortense, Duchess Mazarin By Elizabeth C. Goldsmith
Reviewed by Rosalind Delmar

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Black Lesbian Families Finding Community Invisible Families: Gay Identities, Relationships, and Motherhood Among Black Women By Mignon R. Moore
Reviewed by Julie Abraham

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A Time of Isms Bid Me to Live By H.D., edited by Caroline Zilboorg
Reviewed by Emily Wojcik