“Few other books reveal the fascinating inner journey that transformed Eleanor from an emotionally choked-off young woman into a mature leader who inspired millions.”
What if Jane Austen could write meticulous diplomatic history combined with a social portrait of American and British aristocracy? The product might resemble The Daughters of Yalta by Cath
“A small, fun, and insightful book, She Come By It Natural can be enjoyed on its own or as a perfect companion to Marsh’s Heartland.”
“Florence Finch is definitely an unsung hero.”
“powerful raw material . . . stunningly beautiful prose. [But] it’s a shame that Thomson’s gifts and these women’s lives were not put to better use.”
“a well-researched, interesting and enjoyable biography of someone who really should be in the pantheon of feminist heroes . . .”
“Written by counterterrorism expert and former RAND political scientist William Rosenau, Tonight We Bombed the U.S.
Even if this publication were fiction, it would be an eye-opener. The fact that it isn’t should really raise eyebrows for those who read it.
“Each of the lives portrayed here exemplify the importance of perseverance and a refusal to be constrained by social boundaries.”
Francoise Gilot was just 21 when she met Pablo Picasso, four decades her senior.
“Rubenhold does a commendable job in bringing these women on stage and through their stories illuminating the appalling reality behind the veneer of Victorian complacency.
The author begins this book “hip-deep in the chaos that is modern American motherhood” but hastily clarifies that, while her own experience provided the impetus to write the book, it is not autobio
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Two hundred years after her death on July 18, 1817, Jane Austen and her novels are now more beloved than ever before.
Ink & Paint, The Women of Walt Disney’s Animation by Mindy Johnson corrects the misguided perception regarding women’s lack of contribution to the animation industry.
“provides a firm foundation for understanding the effect the women’s movement had on the political process.”
“It is this kind of insight . . . that makes [Traister’s] important work a significant addition to the literature of sociology and women’s studies.”
“Anyone who wishes to thoroughly understand the development of today’s geopolitical world must read Mr.
Grace Balogh is almost 30 years old before she found out her birthday was April 6th and not the 16th.
Coverage of women’s contributions to the struggle for Irish independence early last century harps on two names: Maud Gonne and the Countess Constance de Markievicz.
H. Donald Winkler has researched the lives of nineteen daring women who changed the outcome of Civil War battles.