Meredith Tax is to be commended for her thorough and well-documented book about the history and politics of a region of the world most people know very little about.
“It is this kind of insight . . . that makes [Traister’s] important work a significant addition to the literature of sociology and women’s studies.”
“reminds us how fortunate we have been that Ruth Ginsburg came our way at the right time.”
In the 2000 movie Running Mates (2000), Faye Dunaway's character observes that the only thing anyone ever named for a first lady was a rehab center. Louisa Catherine Johnson (Mrs.
“masterfully told, phenomenal story of a little-known but highly influential life.”
In Spinster by Kate Bolick, we are taken on a journey of learning.
“Until we abandon needs-based approaches where food insecurity is regarded as an individual problem and ‘handouts’ are given to deserving ‘beneficiaries’ instead of to rights-holding reside
In The Big Lie: Motherhood, Feminism and the Reality of the Biological Clock Tanya Selvaratnam presents her own story of “heartbreak and self-discovery” relative to her attempts to become
“. . . exciting, provocative, and even dangerous . . .”
“. . . thoroughly researched, cogently argued, and elegantly expressed . . .”
“. . . an interesting and fun little book.”
“. . . riveting, inspiring, and relevant.”
“. . . provides enough information for Clock Tickers out there to decide whether this is an empowering way to go.”
This entertaining and well-structured book is an ethnography of the New Domesticity movement which the author sees as sweeping America.
“Know a woman graduating from law school? Give her a copy of this book.”
“Even though sex sells, the respectable HarperCollins should have known better than to go with this cash cow.”
“. . . much would have been different in the Afghanistan war if the Bush administration had not decided to go to war in Iraq at the same time.”
“. . . packs a powerful punch: Ms. White covers every possible topic the up-and-coming female executive will need to tuck into her Prada portfolio.”
“. . . an honest portrayal of the battles of a few meant to benefit not only themselves but those who came after them.”
“Women Warriors, like the sisters in arms featured in these stories, delivers mightily.”
“Informative, interesting, and just plain fun . . .”
Every woman who loves her shoes should read this book—hell—every man who loves women’s shoes should read this book.
“. . . the unbelievable tale of the months leading up to the happiest day of her life, while trying to stay sane, on budget, and off everyone’s hitlist.”
“. . . a task of gargantuan proportions . . .”
“Read this book and you’ll toss out all the plastic in your cabinets, rethink your hand sanitizers, go back to bar soap, fret about the labels in your bed materials, think thrice about cosm
“. . . offers the makings of a roadmap for a journey we will all be better off for taking.”