Somewhere in the middle of this revelatory and emotionally powerful memoir by Sally Field, she unpacks a story that is a case study in what Hollywood’s casting couch was like, even for an actress w
Was it only seven years ago when self-referenced “veteran entertainment reporter” Sam Kashner teamed with biographer Nancy Schoenberger to produce that rock-’em, sock-’em tome Furious Love: Eli
In this slim but intense volume Dianna E.
“Even within its self-imposed limitations this book could have done much more justice to its allegedly dangerous subject matter.”
Beyond the obvious reversal of a typical coming-of-age story found in the popular young adult (YA) genre, Madeleine May Kunin’s Coming of Age: My Journey to the Eighties is a memoir full o
“There will be people who reject Chemaly’s book as being the rantings of another angry woman. By doing so, they will prove her point.”
In Fifty Million Rising: The New Generation of Working Women Transforming the Muslim World Saadia Zahidi provides a welcome corrective to the dominant mage of “the tired story of the downt
“Goodbye, Sweet Girl, bursting with such heartfelt, beautifully crafted scenes, is a gift for those who’ve experienced the pain of growing up and out of abusive re
“a beautifully written, thoroughly researched tale of family, friends, and history. It is an easy read, with humor, pathos . . .”
“This book is a catalyst for a thoughtful discussion of . . . complicated and challenging issues.”
When recruits enter the Marine Corps many of them have an idealistic view of what constitutes an effective Marine, and they embrace the adventure that awaits them.
An online dictionary says that a poem is a piece of writing that partakes of the nature of both speech and song that is nearly always rhythmical, usually metaphorical, and often exhibits such Susan
Some of the history of the United States is known to many, yet the story behind the events and circumstances that make up that history not always necessarily so much.
In Algorithms of Oppression, Safiya Umoja Noble clearly explains how search engines, used by billions daily, are not an innocent, neutral vehicle by which to search for information.
Magdalena Yesil’s Power Up is the newest book in the tradition of Sheryl Sandberg’s Lean In, in which powerful women who have spent decades downplaying their gender in order to re
“We’ve been given an incredible gift as sentient beings: by changing the inner attitudes of our minds, we have the power to change the outer aspects of our lives.
David Foster Wallace, a competitive tennis player in his youth, once wrote that “Top athletes are compelling because they embody the comparison-based achievement we Americans revere—fastest
"This slender little book . . . is a treasure."
“Readers will shout and stomp; snort and yell, while reading Nasty Women. It is the perfect weapon for dispensing gut-ripping vitriol in the privacy of your own mind.”
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.
“beautifully written narrative. . . . Menkedick is a writer to watch.”
Camille Paglia’s relentlessly controversial public persona and pronouncements tend to overshadow her actual work.
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.”