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“Muslimwomen,” Journalists and scholars Excellent Daughters: The Secret Lives of Young Women Who Are Transforming the Arab World By Katherine Zoepf
Reviewed by Lila Abu-Lughod

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How do you Solve a Problem Like Svetlana? Stalin’s Daughter: The Extraordinary and Tumultuous Life of Svetlana Alliluyeva By Rosemary Sullivan
Reviewed by Lesley Rimmel

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When is a Girl not a Girl? Sex Testing: Gender Policing in Women’s Sports By Lindsay Parks Pieper
Reviewed by Laura Pappano

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The Gentle Penitentiary Liberty’s Prisoners, Carceral Culture in Early America By Jen Manion
Reviewed by Martha Saxton

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Women Conservatives Tea Party Women: Mama Grizzlies, Grassroots Leaders, and the Changing Face of the American Right By Melissa Deckman
Reviewed by Abby Scher

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The Dancer from the Dance The Naked Result: How Exotic Dance Became Big Business By Jessica Berson
Reviewed Lauri Umansky

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The Difficulty of Solidarity Striking Beauties: Women Apparel Workers in the US South, 1930-2000 By Michelle Haberland
Reviewed by Priscilla Murolo

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Cartoon By Tara Madison Avery

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Good Reads Bad Choices By Trish Crapo

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Unreconciled Chasing Ghosts: A Memoir of a Father, Gone to War By Louise DeSalvo
Mysteries of Love and Grief: Reflections on a Plainswoman’s Life By Sandra Scofield
The Latter Days: A Memoir By Judith Freeman
Reviewed by Rebecca Hussey

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The Tragedy in the Breakfast Nook This Angel on My Chest: Stories By Leslie Pietrzyk
The Grass Labyrinth: Stories By Charlotte Holmes
Reviewed by Kelly Cherry

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Translation and Retranslation Good on Paper By Rachel Cantor
Ways to Disappear By Idra Novey
Reviewed by Michelle Bailat-Jones

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Poetry By Darla Himeles

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Construction Work Ain’t Gonna Let Nobody Turn Me Around: Forty Years of Movement Building with Barbara Smith Edited by Alethia Jones and Virginia Eubanks, with Barbara Smith
Reviewed by A.J. Verdelle

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Kids Today Girls & Sex: Navigating the Complicated New Landscape By Peggy Orenstein
American Girls: Social Media and the Secret Lives of Teenagers By Nancy Jo Sales
Reviewed by Nancy Jainchill